- CLIENT: Vidris Real Estate Services
- OCCUPIER: LinkedIn Corporation
- ARCHITECT: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
- MAIN CONTRACTOR: McLaren Construction
- CONTRACT VALUE (APPROX.): £0.5m – £0.6m
- SITE DURATION: 10 Months
“The on-site operatives were extremely skilled and easy to communicate with…Maxwood have delivered a very good product on my two previous projects and [I] would have no hesitation in recommending them”
As a result of an award-winning redevelopment of a former British newspaper headquarters, The Ray is located on Farringdon Road in Clerkenwell; one of London’s creative hubs. The building provides over 100,000 square feet of offices, affordable workspace, hospitality and retail, and features enhanced public spaces that look to re-establish connections to historic streets and spaces. Maxwood Washrooms were commissioned to create a stunning washroom that reflected the industrious aesthetic of the building’s exterior, which prominently features patterns created by traditionally-coloured bricks and tiles, along with concrete ceilings and brutalist design elements. The new washroom design brings together contemporary fixtures and bold colours to form a smart environment with considerate design touches.
- Mystiq WC cubicles in super matte, anti-fingerprint laminate
- Maxwall WC duct panels in super matte, anti-fingerprint laminate
- Floating Xeista Terrazzo vanity countertops with integral pull-out bins
- Prism stand-out mirror units
- Omega lockers with integral Opex benching
To achieve the floating vanity look, extensive bracketry was required within the rear stud partition wall. A huge amount of collaboration went into the bracket positioning in order to avoid the c-studs and pipework. The final result is a truly stunning design that through the intelligent use of light and shadow gives the illusion of a floating vanity unit.