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This month’s cover story is Building S1 in London’s King’s Cross. This is the second of twin commercial buildings that have both been designed to look like they have been pulled apart from one larger mass.
Steel construction has been used for its ease and speed of delivery for the latest waste-to-energy scheme in Cheshire. All of the facility’s main structures; a boiler house, turbine hall, and a fuel unloading and handling building, are all steel-framed.
In North Wales, the Adventure Parc Snowdonia, which includes the world’s first artificial surfing lagoon, is constructing a steel-framed hotel that includes 106-bedrooms, a spa and conference facilities.
The commercial sector in Manchester has seen record levels of activity in recent years, NSC reports from Eleven York Street, one of the schemes set to complete this year.