DWF Solicitors, London

Design & Project Manager, CDMC.

DWF Solicitors, a large and expanding legal practice, were merging with another company and required additional prestige office space for their joint operations in London.

20 Fenchurch was decided upon, and even though still under a base building completion process with the Canary Wharf Company, plans were made to occupy the 32nd and part 31st floors.
act3 won the commission through a successful tender process.
The fit-out included Cat A alterations to L32 together with a full Cat B, and with complete Cat A & B installations to L31.
The Landlords, Landsecurities, operated a stringent series of Health & Safety and security logistics procedures for entry and exit of the building, while CDM issues for the specific site areas were established as the responsibility of the Principle (Fit-Out) Contractor, Claremont.
L32 was designed as the ‘working floor’, while L31 was retained as the Meeting Room Suite and Client Reception area, together with dining / breakout area.
Fire precautions and Means of Escape were considered to be the main issues on this project due to the entirely internal nature of the works.