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St. John's Flats


VolkerLaser were appointed by Mears as sub-contractor to refurbish 3 near 13-storey blocks of flats located in the heart of Worcester.

Key Services Provided

  • External Wall Insulation

Utilising a Structherm external wall insulation system, VolkerLaser gave the dated building a new lease of life. New windows and lifts were also delivered as well as a new roof-level common room on the highest floor in Cripplegate House; the Sky Lounge, offering what has been described as "the best view in Worcester".

Home to 216 social tenants, operatives had to be very sensitive to the requirements of local residents during the works, who were still inhabiting the properties over the course of the project. 

Thermal performance has improved greatly with the U value of the walls dropping from 1.82W/m2K to 0.30W/m2K

Working collaboratively with a number of clients, VolkerLaser were able to revamp the iconic high-rise buildings to give them a clean, modern look in keeping with Worcester’s skyline.

Facts and figures

  • Client
  • Ultimate Client
    Fortis Living
  • Value
  • Duration
    June 2013 - March 2014
  • Project categories

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