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Welcome to our Projects section where you will find an overview of the projects we have undertaken and their positive outcomes.

Project Profile: A versatile smoke ventilation solution for the Crowne Plaza Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Edinburgh

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is a world-renowned hotel brand, synonymous with upscale, premium travel experiences. With over 30 residences in the UK, it is vital that each location delivers a full-service experience befitting the Crowne Plaza brand – and the hotel at Aberdeen Airport is no different. The Crowne Plaza Hotel at Aberdeen Airport

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Project Profile: Delivering fire and smoke safety for Hampton by Hilton, Edinburgh

Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh

About the project Nestled in the West End of Scotland’s capital city, situated near to Edinburgh Castle and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, the Hampton by Hilton hotel is perfect for business flyers and holidaymakers alike. Featuring over 200 guest rooms, a fitness suite, and a restaurant – not to mention dedicated event and conference

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Project Profile: First-class Solution for Angel Lane University Halls of Residence

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About the project Situated in Stratford, London is Angel Lane – a large, atmospheric student accommodation block that is home to students of Kings College London. Just a short drive from the centre of London with a multitude of transportation links to different college campuses around the capital, Angel Lane is perfectly located to satisfy

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Project Profile: A versatile solution for Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility


About the project Due to open in 2022, Covanta’s Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility in Bedford will process over 545,000 tonnes of solid waste that cannot be reasonably recycled each year. Not only will the facility help to reduce the UK’s reliance on landfill waste, it will generate over 60 megawatts of low carbon energy

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Project Profile: Finding the perfect finish for Hampton by Hilton, Stansted Airport


About the project Hampton by Hilton, formerly known as ‘Hampton Inn’, is a hotel chain within the esteemed Hilton family with 37 venues across the UK and thousands more around the globe. In the UK, Hampton by Hilton residences are often located at airports and designed to give travellers of all kinds a comfortable, contemporary

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Project Profile: Generating a sound solution for Ferrybridge Waste to Energy Plant


    About the project Ferrybridge Multifuel is a £300 million new plant in Knottingley, West Yorkshire. Situated near its counterpart, FM1, FM2 it is an energy from waste facility that has been designed to produce an estimated 70 megawatts of electricity for the National Grid. The two plants, FM1 and FM2, can divert over

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Project Profile: Subtly delivering outstanding fire protection for Marlin Waterloo Hotel


    About the project Situated in London’s Southbank, the Marlin Waterloo Hotel is a luxurious destination that offers guests independence coupled with the rest and relaxation of high quality facilities. Designed with utmost comfort in mind, the hotel’s aesthetic is modern, clean and stylish with contemporary features for an enjoyable and comfortable stay. Changing

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Project Profile: Delivering a modern working environment for Belfast City Council

Clarendon House against the night sky

About the project Located in the heart of Belfast city centre, Clarendon House was a nine-storey office block originally constructed in the 1970s, which had sat vacant for a number of years prior to its purchase for reconstruction in 2014. Belfast City Council identified the 126,000 sq ft plot as the perfect location for its

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Project Profile: Supporting sustainability at Viridor’s Resource Recovery Centre

A waste to energy power plant

About the project In summer 2017, construction began on one of the UK’s most ambitious waste to energy plants – Viridor’s Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre. Representing a £252m investment into sustainable energy, Viridor’s flagship waste management centre comprises an energy recovery facility and a plastics recycling and reprocessing plant. The Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre builds

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Project Profile: Creating safe and comfortable spaces away from home

Bailey Boint building in Bournemouth at night

Pictured: Bailey Point, Bournemouth   About the project The coastal town of Bournemouth is a popular location for students hoping to study at one of the UK’s top-ranked universities. Knowing that moving to university is an exciting yet sometimes difficult challenge, The Student Housing Company has developed two residences in the sea-side destination to ensure

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Project Profile: High quality residential building at 9 Marylebone Lane, London

A receptionist sitting in a luxury foyer

Photographs credited to McAleer and Rushe and Joe Laverty Photography   About the project Renowned for its high-end couture and traditional yet outstanding architecture, McAleer and Rushe’s recent project has seen the construction of 22 new-build, high quality residential buildings at 9 Marylebone Lane, London. With an architectural vision of refined, spacious and elegant interiors

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Project Profile: Roll the shutters… A secure and effective car park solution


About the project Located in Fitzrovia London, Yalding House was previously occupied by BBC Radio Studios. This 1930s office block has since been refurbished to provide 29,000 sq.ft of stylish office space, as well as a restaurant and basement unit. The ambition was to create a modern space that added a new core into a

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Project Profile: High Performance Louvres for Brentford Community Stadium


About the project Brentford Football Club is an ambitious professional football club, currently competing in the second tier of the English football pyramid and aspiring to return to the top flight for the first time since the 1940s. Since 1904, Brentford FC’s home ground has been Griffin Park in Brentford East, but in 2018 work

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Project Profile: Performance Louvres for Hilton Garden Inn at Heathrow Airport


About the project Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a world-renowned hotel brand with over 150 residences in the United Kingdom alone. Hilton Garden Inn, a group within the wider Hilton family, is a focused-service variation which offers an upscale yet affordable experience most often suited to short stays, such as business trips. The Hilton Garden

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Project Profile: Mercia Waste Management’s Herefordshire waste-to-energy facility

a waste to energy plant

About the project Development of Mercia Waste Management’s 15.5MW waste-to-energy facility was given the green light in 2012, and Worcestershire’s new energy plant became fully operational in 2017. The waste to energy facility now processes 200,000 tonnes of non-recyclable household and business waste per year, and is capable of supplying enough sustainable energy to power

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Mixed Use Development for Westminster Bridge Road


111 Westminster Bridge Road is a new mixed use development going up on the site of a recently-demolished existing 1950s office building, bringing much-needed retail, office and leisure facilities to the area. The new structure – built by McAleer & Rushe with Todd Architects – will feature an apart-hotel building with no less than 218

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New ‘hub’ hotel for Kings Cross


The redevelopment of Kings Cross is one of London’s biggest recent construction stories, with dozens of new and refurbished buildings serving both the local and commuter/tourist communities. Among those buildings is the brand new ‘hub by Premier Inn’ compact hotel, a whole new perspective on city centre accommodation, being designed and built by McAleer &

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Hotel conversion for Dublin office block

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Findlater House was previously a Dublin office block located on O’Connell Street, which was earmarked for redevelopment into a hotel to serve the city centre. The building is to become a 198 bed Holiday Inn Express hotel with integrated coffee shop for guests and passers-by on the ground floor. The works include the complete soft

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Grade A offices for Belfast City Centre

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As part of Belfast’s ongoing regeneration, the existing office space at Adelaide House has been demolished and will be replaced by a new-build office destination featuring 126,000 sq ft of high-spec lettable area. A landmark site in the centre of the city, the previous nine storey structure will no longer be a vacant eyesore. Designed

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London’s most expensive refurbishment

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Charles Street in Mayfair is home to what will become the most high-value refurbishment in the history of the city. The vast townhouse – which cost £50m to acquire – will undergo a £20m restoration to make it one of the most desirable addresses in London. The Grade II listed house at 39 Charles Street

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Georgian House on Marylebone High Street


This residence on London’s Marylebone High Street was undergoing restoration with a desire to update its appearance and also add much-needed fire safety measures, to ensure the well being of future residents. The project was managed by Prospero and involved the installation of smoke control systems, based on the principal of ventilating smoke and hot

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Pearce Building Car Park Ventilation


The entrance to the underground car park of the new Pearce Building in Maidenhead has benefited from design and product supply from Greenwood Louvre. The site has been designed to an occupational density of 1:8m² and features: Air conditioning Fully accessible metal tile suspended ceilings Raised access floors Lg7 compatible lighting with day light dimming

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Architectural Louvre for Maidenhead Premier Inn


The attractive new Premier Inn at Maidenhead is a 124 room hotel with restaurant and associated support services space, plus a coffee shop and a double level basement car park, on the site of existing offices at Kidwells Park Drive. This is the UK’s first hotel with its own app, letting customers control their hotel

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Underground parking solution for Brentford Premier Inn

Greenwood Louvre

Expanding budget hotel chain Premier Inn recently opened a new 124 bedroom hotel in Brentford, west London. The 11 storey hotel is part of a combined redevelopment of the former Alfa Laval site, described as being along the “Golden Mile” of historic British industrial building alongside the elevated section of the M4 motorway as it

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Safety first at Westminster apartments

Greenwood Louvre

This new build apartment block contains 24 flats within its 8 storey structure. A new build block includes 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments with two four bedroom penthouses on top. The new homes are centrally located, just minutes from the Houses of Parliament and the River Thames. The block includes ground floor retail space, while

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Louvres clad landmark apartment block, Bournemouth

Greenwood Louvre

Working closely with main contractors, Greenwood Louvre helped create the stunning exterior of the Terrace Mount project in the seaside town of Bournemouth. The scheme was designed by architects Cube and White Ink, and includes two hotels and exclusive apartments, in three blocks. A high level 13 storey block includes a 172 bedroom Hilton hotel,

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Fire curtain safety for student housing, east London

Greenwood Louvre

This student housing project for Unite features a block rising to between 8 and 14 storeys. Above a ground floor podium containing commercial space, the accommodation comprises 759 student bedrooms. Most of these have been arranged in clusters with shared kitchens for modern student living, with a minority of the units set up as individual

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Solar shading, Abu Dhabi restaurant


Solar shading planks were supplied to cover Scotts Restaurant in Abu Dhabi, for client Jumeirah Group. The futuristic restaurant, designed in an organic shaped structure, has dramatic views out across the water. Run by the team that has helped build the Scotts brand in London, an institution for 140 years, the new addition to the

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High level louvres, Cardiff


Cardiff City Council Product: architectural louvres These high level, high performance louvres were specified to provide plant room extracts, and also to screen rooftop maintenance walkways, on a project for Cardiff City Council. Installation was carried out by contractor Laing O’Rourke.

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Acoustic louvre panels, Somerset


SNAP Sophia naturally ventilated acoustic louvre panels were supplied for this building at Locking Castle, for Avon and Somerset County Council. Installation was carried out by contractor Kier Group. Product: architectural louvres

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ALOFT hotel, Excel


Greenwood manufactured, supplied and installed louvres at low level, and also around high level plant rooms, including supporting steelwork; security doors were also provided throughout the structure. The client was main contractor Mar Group. Product: architectural louvres

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Hotel smoke ventilation, Gatwick


Design, manufacture, supply and installation of plant room structural steelwork, screening louvre (curved on plan) covering north, south and west elevations and stairwell/lobby smoke ventilation. The client was Aurora Group, and main contractor Mar Group. Product: smoke/natural ventilation

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