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Thursday, 23 January

Arriving At A Lofty Position

The Polyteck Group is both a construction and facilities management business.

The Stratford at Manhattan Loft Gardens, a ground-breaking development in East London, has selected Polyteck to deliver hard services FM.

Located between the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Stratford International station, Manhattan Loft Gardens is a new 42-storey mixed use tower designed by high-rise architect specialists SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill).

The Stratford Hotel and Lofts will comprise of 248 apartments, a 146-bedroom five-star hotel, three sky gardens and two restaurants, when it completes later this year. The tower’s structure embraces green space with gardens carved into the form of the building at 95, 280 and 400 feet – delivering panoramic views of the city skyline. A triple-height lobby acts as a social hub, featuring a restaurant, bar and open piazza leading out to Stratford International.

Polyteck has been appointed by Manhattan Loft Gardens Limited to provide mechanical & electrical services to residents and commercial units within the 143 metre (469ft) double-cantilevered structure. M&E services have already commenced on the project.

Earlier this year, Polyteck’s was awarded a multi-million pound five-year contract to provide a range of FM services at Beach Tower, a 34-storey luxury residential tower in the Qatari capital Doha.

Picture: The Polyteck Group is both a construction and facilities management business.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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