Staircase for WeWork, Merchant Square, London

In 2015, we were commissioned by LTB Ltd to construct a staircase for the WeWork building in Merchant Square, London.

  • Client: LTB
  • Structural detail by: Mark Ebbs and Draft Structural Detailing
  • Job Duration: May-August 2019

We were asked to design, supply and fit a single story feature stair in an existing building for LTB, who have the contract to refit offices for WeWork. The stair ran from level 6 to 7 in an otherwise occupied building, the only access to the work areas was via a small service lift, meaning all stair parts and void support steel work had to be a maximum of 3m long. The stair was designed with extra splice joints in the stringers, not something we would normally do, but in this instance WeWork were happy to see these joints, and even asked us to highlight them by leaving the connection bolts unpainted.The other unusual feature of this stair was that the half landing was supported from hanging rods from the steel beams over rather than on posts below.

Are you interested in commissioning a staircase from LSJ Engineering?

If you like the look of the finished staircase we created for WeWork, we are open for commercial steelwork projects. Get in touch here, email or call 01702 290 585.

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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