Nido Student Residence
ISG – Nido Student Residence in Notting Hill – London.
The seven storey structure incorporated an inner courtyard and was located right next to the Grand Union canal but the most striking part of the building was the distinctive colour and design of the windows.
TP Bennett were insistent that the external fenestration stood out and this was achieved by use of PVC-u windows, sprayed RAL 9007 with a lacquer finish for increased durability.
Imported glass was used as the glass was required to give a distinctive blue and green appearance and there was even a PVC-u die cut to provide a feature coupling bar cover.
The external facade also has the distinctive grilles installed by Asset Fineline which allow the full height windows to be opened safely as the grilles ensure that the students cannot fall out.
Detailed calculations were made in conjunction with hardware specialists to ensure the pull out strength of the screws used and the fixing points in the windows were fit for purpose and exceeded all the safety factors.
“Asset Fineline as a division of A&B Group have their own capability to spray paint PVC-u windows and doors in any RAL colour and have just invested further in new equipment and experienced personnel in this growing sector of the market.”
Darren Sowter, Commercial Sales Director, Asset Fineline