Case study

Location: London

Client: Taylor Wimpey

Main contractor: United Living

Contract value: £11M

Programme: 21 months

Onyx Apartments


A new build apartment complex located adjacent to the Regents Canal and close to Kings Cross. There are 154 apartments located over 11 floors, of which 37 are affordable type. 6 commercial units located over the three lower floors.

Scope of services

  • M&E design of apartment modules.
  • Infrastructure connections and testing of apartments.
  • Residential infrastructure services.
  • Communal area design and fit-out.
  • External landscaping design and installation.
  • All commercial units should be of a Cat A standard.


  • Energy centre with boilers and CHP providing heat to residential and commercial heat interface units.
  • Chiller plantroom with remote roof mounted air cooled condensers serving cooling interface units, which feed fan coil units in apartments and retail areas
  • Sprinkler and dry riser installation throughout.
  • Hot and cold water throughout.
  • Smoke extract systems.
  • Apartments complete with underfloor heating and comfort cooling.
  • LED lighting and emergency lighting installation.
  • Digital and addressable fire alarm.
  • Access control system throughout the building.
  • BT and Hyperoptic throughout the apartments.

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