Elephant Park – London

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The Dearneside factory is busy getting balconies ready to transport to London for the Elephant Park project.

The Elephant Park project is a new residential project for Lendlease. The development will house 3,000 new homes, of which 25% will be for affordable living. The site also includes 2 acres of park and space for over 50 new shops, restaurant and cafes. Dearneside is working with FKN the facade contractor and will be supplying the balconies on the residential tower.

Interestingly, Elephant Park is set to be the UK’s first Climate Positive development when complete in 2025. It is designed to create a new standard in city living with its 2 acres of green spaces, 1,200 trees, over 3,000 new cycle spaces and energy efficient homes. The development will have its own energy hub, utilising natural gas to deliver zero-carbon, affordable heat and hot water to residents and businesses across Elephant Park.

Vote for Dearneside in the Tekla Awards 2019

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Dearneside has entered the Elephant Park project for the Tekla Awards 2019. To vote please click here

The project
Dearneside has secured the balcony package with FKN Facadeas for the Elephant Park project, including balconies for a 25 storey residential tower.

Elephant Park is a £2.3 billion regeneration programme on 28 acres of land in the centre of Elephant & Castle. Situated in London’s Zone 1, the vision is to create Central London’s new green heart.

Dearneside successfully installs balconies on Ballymore’s London City Island project

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Dearneside has successfully installed the balconies on Ballymore’s London City Island project, offering spectacular views of the river and of across East London.

We have also partially completed the Promontory viewing platform.

Situated next to Canary Wharf in East London, London City Island is one of the most important London-based waterside projects of this decade. The project has been branded as London’s Mini Manhattan, due to the design of the project being modelled after the colourful apartment blocks typical of Manhattan.

The island comprises of 12 acres of mixed-use development including homes, offices, restaurants, boutique shops, pedestrian and cycle routes, waterside parks, arts and cultural spaces.

Once completed, the site will be home to 1,600 residential units as well as the headquarters of the English National Ballet and the London Film School.

Currently phase 1 has been complete and phase 2 is under construction. For more information visit the project website.


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A huge congratulations to David Herbert, who has just been promoted from Contract Manager to Contract Director. David has been with Dearneside for 7 years and has successfully delivered several large projects for our major clients. We wish you the best of luck in your new role!

Dearneside attend the Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2019 event

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On the 13th March Dearneside attended the Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2019 event in Sheffield, an apprenticeship recruitment event organised by Sheffield City Council, aimed at helping young people find opportunities with local employers.

Since 2012 Dearneside has invested in its future by taking on apprentices in its Manufacturing and Design facility in Sheffield. For more information on our Apprenticeship schemes click here.

Bishopsgate Plaza – London

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Dearneside Fabrications is pleased to announce it has recently secured the balustrades package on Bishopsgate Plaza; the latest tower being constructed in the City of London.

The tower includes London’s first Pan Pacific Hotel and will provide 5-star wellness, meeting and events spaces and a 380-seat double height ballroom/conference facility.
160 private residences occupy the upper levels of the main tower building. Animated by landscaping and high-class retail, restaurants and cafes within a renovated Devonshire Row, the new Bishopsgate Plaza will become a vibrant heart in the city.

The 43-storey tower is the latest addition to Dearneside’s ever expanding portfolio of Skyscrapers that is redefining London’s skyline.
For more information on the on the project – click here.

London City Island – Block E

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Dearneside’s balconies have recently been fitted on Block E of the London City Island development in the Leamouth Peninsula, London.

Dearneside were chosen as a supplier following the previous balcony and metalwork packages we supplied for phase one of the project . Located in-between Canary Wharf and East London, London City Island will become an exclusive island neighbourhood surrounded by water, with a mix of residential and office space.

The Deaneside balconies will offer fantastic views overlooking the Thames, the O2, Canary Wharf and the City.

For more information on the development click here

Goodluck Hope Development – East London

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Dearneside is pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded the Balcony and Architectural Metalwork Package on the prestigious Ballymore Goodluck Hope Development in East London. We have already been working with Ballymore for numerous years on the neighbouring London City Island project.

Goodluck Hope is an industrially inspired island development, revitalizing the East London Docklands riverside. Located near both the financial district of Canary Wharf and the creative Shoreditch and Hackney districts, the development is in an ideal central location.

The plan is to build over 800 new homes, 2,000 sq m of commercial space, 235 sq m of education floorspace, a brewery, and a restored Grade II-listed Orchard Dry Dock.

Previously the island was a hive of industry, housing a number of industrial firms from coopers to shipbuilders and the East India Dock Company. The aim of the development is to showcase this great industrial heritage through design and materials used.

At the heart of the development is Douglass Tower. The 30-storey building, which has been designed by architects Allies and Morrison, is split into a series of studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments.

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Osiers Point – Wandsworth London

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Dearneside is pleased to have secured the architectural metalwork on the residential Osiers Point development, in Wandsworth London.

This will be our third project in London for Taylor Wimpey, following on from Chobham Manor and The Edge in Brixton.

Once completed Osiers Point will house a range of highly spec one to three bedroom apartments. Each home will have its own private terrace or balcony, to maximize light and create an outdoor area.

The development’s location in Wandsworth makes it an ideal place to live for commuters who want to be near the city but also want to live in an area with a more suburban feel, surrounded by parks and restaurants.

For more information visit: Taylor Wimpey