This Land Securities seven floor commercial office block in Oxford Street, housing
a number of blue chip media companies, suffered a total structural failure to its
Having been called by the landlord on Friday a.m. we arranged for temporary containerised
boiler to be positioned within the buildings ground floor open car park.
Due to the large number of tenants exotic cars parked in the car park, the containerised
boiler was delivered on the Sunday.
All enabling connections were fabricated at our works over the weekend, as the existing
boiler valves could no longer provide positive isolation, freeze isolations were
established to the existing 125mm pipework to allow the installation of new valves
and the prefabricated enabling connections these works being carried out on the Monday
evening to minimise disruption to the tenants.
By Tuesday the temporary oil fired boiler within the car park was fully operational
and providing the building with heat.
The existing failed boilers were replaced with two new Ideal Standard GT9 450kW sectional
boilers, new inter-connecting pipework and dedicated combustion/relief air fan and
With the boiler house two levels below the car park the logistics proved themselves
to be a challenge!!