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Dashwood House

Dashwood House

Additional floor-space created by height extension

Value: £50 million
Floor area: 225,000 ft2 over 17 floors
Client: Land Securities
Finish: Shell and core
Accreditations: BREEM 'Excellent'

Land is expensive and hard to find in the City of London, so Skanska provided an extra 20% of space for the client with a height extension.

An additional four floors were added to the existing commercial premises which was reclad.

Benefits included the latest environmental technology such as solar water heating panels on the roof, rain water capture and recycling, and special coating on the external glass cladding to control heat and light levels.