18th March 2021

Cladding management contract with Tower Hamlets Community Housing

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Axis has won a new management contract with Tower Hamlets Community Housing for the delivery of remedial re-cladding works at two high rise residential blocks.

The blocks are Verdigris Apartments and Claremont Court, both in Copperfield Lane Bethnal Green, London E2.

The works will comprise the removal of all existing copper, timber and aluminium cladding systems back to the steel framing system (SFS) inner leaf and the full reinstatement of new sheathing board, insulation and copper, timber effect and aluminium rainscreen systems as well as ancillary renewal works. And in addition, the removal of laminated glazed balcony balustrades and replacement with metal balustrades with vertical metal balusters; and removal of timber decking and soffits to balconies and full reinstatement with timber effect soffit cladding and aluminium decking.

During the works we will be providing safe working access to both blocks which will remain fully occupied by THCH residents throughout.

The contract is valued at £4m and will take place over 78 weeks.

More about THCH

Tower Hamlets Community Housing is an independent, community-focussed housing organisation dedicated to the people of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. There’s more about them here.

“We are delighted to be awarded this new re-cladding contract with Tower Hamlets Community Housing. We won this contract because of Axis’ proven track record for conducting successful and safe remedial cladding works as evidenced at Gosport Towers. With our new client THCH, we will prioritise the safety of residents and we will additionally focus on keeping them well informed throughout the project” – said Tunji Awe, Axis Commercial Director,  who heads up the Major Works division that delivers all Axis’ re‑cladding projects.

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