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The new HMRC regional hub at the Arena Central complex in Birmingham has provided over 240,000 sqft of grade A commercial space over its ground and 13 upper floors.
The building features an external envelope of geometric glass and aluminium facades that create an iconic feature to this area of central Birmingham.
Working closely with the façade contractor NACWL, specialist architectural metal fabricator Metalline have manufactured and supplied over 9000 m2 of aluminium Unity Rainscreen Panels from their recently extended facility in Cannock. Delivery which commenced in September was completed within 10 weeks. The specification also included over 5000 m2 of Ultima Insulated Spandrel panels along with soffits, column casings and transition panels.
The detailed design of the building’s façade demanded a uniformity of colours which was achieved using a single ingot of J57S Up aluminium. The Ultima Insulated Spandrel Panels were finished in a black polyester powder coating. The individual Unity rainscreen panels were supplied in a two – tone specialist 1934 and 1953 Unatex silver anodised finish.
Aluminium 'Ultima A2' Insulated Spandrel Panels
Aluminium 'Ultima A1' Insulated Spandrel Panels
MINORIES HOTEL, LONDON
HMRC REGIONAL HUB
UNIT 25 CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE PARK
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