The Chronicle, Supercity Aparthotel | WMS Underfloor Heating

The Project Brief

A 35,000 sq.ft development by Supercity, known as The Chronicle Apart-hotels, is ideally placed to access London's business districts, with just a 2-minute walk from Chancery Lane tube station.

Designed by Architects Rolfe Judd, the new apart-hotel offers a range of 53 luxury apartments, two-floor state of the art offices and an on-site gastropub.

WMS Underfloor Heating faced a few challenges; an uneven sub-floor, meaning our system was not suitable at first, and a speedy programme with a challenging site location, surrounded by a one-way road system. This reduced access to-site and therefore not allowing for a traditional screeded system.

The Solution

WMS worked closely with the client to develop a floor construction design with UFH. Due to the challenging sub-floor, WMS revised the original floor build-up system and provided a bespoke floor construction from the sub-floor through to the underside of floor finishes with the AmbiFloat10 system. Work included the subfloor preparation and levelling, acoustic membrane and a structural overlay board which was installed by the main contractor.

The Result

Over eight-storeys, the new apart-hotel provides stylish and sophisticated apartments which are one of a kind in Chancery Lane with Underfloor heating. With a positive and skilful team, the challenges encountered were overcome with ease, which allowed for the project to be completed successfully without any delay.

Units

30

Meet The Delivery Team

Craig Edwards

Business Development / Pre Contracts Manager

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I love working with high end residential projects, getting involved in the detail and then seeing the finished product is a brilliant feeling.

Favourite Quote

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."

Rob Payne

Site Supervisor

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Big motorbike racing fan and anything to do with two wheels, carp and bream fisherman and loving Dad.(I also love my beer)!

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"You live more for five minutes going fast on a bike than other people do in all of their life."

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