Architectural Handrails for Harrow School

T&B commissioned LSJ Engineering to construct unusual architectural handrails for Harrow School in London.

  • Client: T&B
  • Structural detail by: Mark Ebbs
  • Job Duration: May 2019-October 2019

We were commissioned by T&B contractors to supply and fit some railings and an interesting balustrade at Harrow School, one of the most prestigious schools in the UK.

The balustrade guarded a drop over a retaining wall, which cranked and sloped. This made the fabrication quite tricky! The really interesting feature on this job, however, is the infill panels. The panels were formed by CNC punching in aluminium sheet, creating an image of long grass stalks! The image of grass stalks was copied from photographs sent to the supplier by the project designers.

The handrails, balustrade frames and infill panels were powder coated in an external grade finish prior to installation. What do you think of the finished effect? We really like the image of the long grass stalks in the panels! 

Are you interested in commissioning architectural steel work from LSJ Engineering?

If you liked the handrails we completed for Harrow School and are interested in working with us on a commercial steel project, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch here, email or call 01702 290 585. You can read about our other architectural steel work projects here.

Published by LSJ Engineering

LSJ Engineering provides premium structural steel, architectural steel and staircases for businesses in Essex, London and the South East, from our base in Shoeburyness.

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