Pacific House, Glasgow

Refurbishment to the 6 storey office block, Pacific House, Glasgow comprising three floors of office space, common areas such as reception / lobby, toilets, main staircase and additional roof and external works.

The works included a new felt layer applied to roof surface and parapet upstands, with new insulation laid and the existing ballast weeded out and re-laid.

On Levels 6, 5 & 2 the existing floors were stripped out to a bare shell and screed topping removed. On the soffit structural steel was installed with localised downstand removals to create additional space to accommodate a/c units to achieve a floor to ceiling height of 2.6m. New suspended ceilings were installed with a pir lighting system.

The re-facing and rendering of the rear elevation to enhance its appearance. Works to construct an additional fifth floor using a lightweight structural frame set back from the front of the building by two meters containing ancillary residential accommodation. Curtain walling system to the 5th floor penthouse.

All openable windows were replaced with new locks and restrictors fitted. Reception area screens were fully removed and replaced.

The main staircase was fully refurbished, all carpet floor finishes were removed and replaced with new carpet and new nosings. New SS balustrading was installed to the outer face of the stringer. New tiled floor finishes were installed to the landings. All common areas toilets have been completely refurbished to a more modern contemporary styling with new tiled, mirrored and laminated finishes. New Interplan cubicle systems installed to provide a sleek look.

The reception area walls were oversheeted with new plasterboard and taped to a decorative finish. Feature tiled sections installed with led halo lighting to the perimeter. New tiled floor finish installed on top of the terrazzo floor. New reception desk. New reception store area behind desk. New revolving door and new secondary fire escape door were all installed.

Client: West Register Property Investment
Project Manager: Lambert Smith Hampton
Value: £2.4m