Steel package awarded for Stratford’s V&A East building
The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) has appointed Bourne Steel to undertake the construction of the structural steel frame and associated works of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) East building at East Bank in Stratford, east London.
The £11.6M contract was awarded in January 2020 and the works will start on site in July. The scope of works includes the structural and secondary steelwork, including intumescent fire protection and decorative finishes, precast concrete floor slabs with structural toppings, holo-rib deck and in-situ concrete floors and toppings.
Bourne Steel Managing Director, Nick Hatton said: “Bourne Steel are delighted to have been awarded the contract to deliver the V&A structural frame package and to be working on such a prestigious project as the East Bank development for LLDC.”
East Bank is a 4.25-hectare site which will also see new buildings for Sadler’s Wells dance theatre, the BBC and a new campus for UAL’s London College of Fashion.
Rosanna Lawes, Executive Director of Development at the London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “We are pleased to have made so much progress on site and we are gaining real momentum in delivering this major project for London and the UK.
“East Bank will be a powerhouse of culture, education and innovation with world-class institutions.”