Enfield Business Centre

RCKa Architects, Enfield, 2014

 

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New entrance and forecourt 

Jakob Spriestersbach     Download Original

  • New entrance and forecourt    
  • New entrance and forecourt    
  • New reception area    
  • New reception area    
  • Entrance area    
  • New meeting room    
  • New meeting space    
  • View from Hertford Road    
  • West elevation as built    
  • West elevation as existing    
  • Isometric view of fascia    
  • Ground floor plan as built    
  • Ground floor plan as existing    
  • View as existing from Hertford Road    
  • Work in progress    
  • Laying the new floor    
  • Encaustic cement floor tiles    
  • Internal elevation    
  • Glazing detail    

The refurbishment of Enfield Business Centre

This refurbishment of Enfield Business Centre for Enfield Council was financed by the Mayor's Outer London Fund Round Two.

The architect worked closely with stakeholder groups including the council, local businesses and existing tenants to nurture a brief which rebranded the centre as a new hub for enterprise within the borough.

Key aims of the project included the creation of new flexible meeting, reception and event space; hot-desking area to support new local businesses; creation of a welcoming and inspiring environment for visitors and occupants of the building; improved accessibility and visibility from the street which increases awareness of the centre's presence.

The scheme was identified as an exemplar project for the Outer London Fund in the way that it successfully used a modest budget to achieve a significant increase in the daily users of the building, and was opened by the Deputy Mayor of London in September 2014.

Data

  • Begun: Jan 2014
  • Completed: Jul 2014
  • Floor area: 100m2
  • Sector: Civic
  • Total cost: £240,000
  • Funding: Mayor’s Outer London Fund
  • Tender date: Sep 2013
  • Procurement: JCT Intermediate with Contractor's Design
  • Address: 201 Hertford Road, Enfield, EN3 5JH, United Kingdom

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