Imperial West, London

Imperial West, London

Imperial College London is a global top ten university with a world-class reputation in science, engineering, business and medicine.

The 13-storey I-Hub, next to the A40 flyover, is the first building other than student accommodation to be completed at Imperial College’s £3 billion White City campus. It has more than 50,000 sq ft of “wet-lab” spaces for hire by companies that want to collaborate with Imperial researchers. The rest of the 187,000 sq ft complex will be used as “incubator” and “accelerator” space for businesses that do not need a laboratory.

Client: Imperial College London

Main contractor: Laing O’Rourke

Completion date: 2016

Project size: 6,000 M²

Contract value: £980,000

Contracted works: Metal roof decking, carpentry, structural hot melt waterproofing to roofs and terraces, liquid waterproofing to loading bays and basement, thermal insulations, paving and roofscaping, green roofing, rooflights, smoke ventilation units and roof safety systems.


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