The multi-purpose building is located in Central London and comprises office space on the upper floors and function areas on the ground floor and lower levels. The vertical transportation system in the area of the building being considered comprises a group of six passenger lifts, two escalators and a firefighter’s lift. Commercial office on the upper floors and function areas on the lower floors.
The Lift Consultancy has been commissioned by Waterman Building Services Ltd on behalf of their client to carry out a condition survey on the vertical transportation system at 90 York Way London N1 9AG.
This service is paying particular attention to life expectancy of the installation and suitability of the installation to provide an adequate service for the existing and future use of the building. The reports also comments on compliance with current legislation, standards and codes of practice for safe working on lifts and provides budget costs for works that may be necessary.
The office and function areas run independently with differing requirements for access. Good planning was essential in order to reduce disruption to a minimum and to arrange the work to fit the schedules both areas of the building.