ISG has been awarded a £16.9 million refurbishment project by independent property investment company, GreenOak, at Dixon House, 72-75 Fenchurch Street.
Located in the heart of the City of London, the seven-storey Grade II listed office building will undergo partial demolition and the addition of three new floors as part of an ambitious programme to transform and upgrade the property. ISG will deliver 60,000 ft² of contemporary Category A open plan office accommodation.
Stuart Deverill, ISG’s Southern regional managing director, commented:
“This latest scheme plays to our significant strengths delivering highly complex structural refurbishments in logistically challenging and busy locations. Dixon House is set to become an excellent showcase for those visionary owners looking to transform their outdated property assets to maximise demand and commercial value.”
While retaining the original ornate Portland Stone facade, ISG will demolish the existing building down to the fourth floor slab and remove two staircases across the lower part of the building. The contractor will also demolish a significant central area of the remaining structure down to basement level to enable complete reconfiguration of the building core. A new triple lift shaft will then be constructed within this central area.
This scheme requires extensive temporary works to ensure structural stability of the existing building during both demolition and construction phases. Horizontal supports (Flying Shores) will temporarily support the retained façade and core as part of the complex engineering measures employed on the project.