J S Wright lands c.£5.8m fit out deal for Fulham Wharf

Leading building services provider J S Wright has clinched a contract worth around £5.8m to fit out one of London’s biggest mixed-use regeneration schemes.

The company, which has offices in London and Birmingham, has been commissioned by Barratt London to provide the mechanical services for the first 267 apartments at Fulham Wharf on the north bank of the River Thames.

The 8.5acre site is being redeveloped by Barratt London and London & Quadrant after it was acquired in 2012 from Sainsbury plc, and the first phase development of the site is scheduled for completion in December 2015.

J S Wright will be installing all the pipework linking an energy centre with heating interface units in each apartment to provide a low energy alternative to individual boilers for hot water and heating.

The company will also be fitting under-floor heating, extract ventilation, boosted cold water and sanitation services, as well as sprinklers and dry risers, for the three to 15 storey buildings.

It will also be providing rainwater collection and drainage for a two-level car park serving a new Sainsbury’s superstore that the buildings will wrap around.

J S Wright, which won an award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at the 2013 H&V News Awards, is already working with Barratt London on 375 luxury apartments and penthouses at Queensland Road near Arsenal’s Emirates stadium which are scheduled for completion in June 2015, as well as 283 homes at Canada Water that will be completed this summer.

Marcus Aniol, Managing Director of J S Wright, said: “We are delighted to be able to make such a major contribution to the regeneration of London with our third contract with Barratt London in just 12 months.”

Fulham Wharf will eventually house 463 riverside apartments as well as restaurants, cafes and bars, a crèche, a gym. Residents will also be able to enjoy landscaped gardens, a riverside walk and the use of a jetty to create an ecological area for riverside wildlife.