The site is adjacent to Ealing Town Centre Conservation Area, the Grade I listed town hall, the Grade II* listed Christ the Saviour church and a locally listed fire station. The site benefits from excellent public transport accessibility with tube, bus and rail services all close by.
Designed by leading urban architects John Thompson and Partners, Dickens Yard creates a dynamic yet safe new environment in the centre of Ealing. The energy and vitality of Dickens Yard and its unique fusion of historic buildings, cutting- edge architecture and modern facilities define a new focus for Ealing Town Centre. In addition to almost 700 new apartments in Ealing Town Centre – Dickens Yard brings circa 100,000sq.ft. Of commercial space and a public car park.
ToughGlaze worked with 2 subcontractors to provide 13.5mm, 17.5mm and 21.5mm toughened laminates to be used for three different applications. These included bolted laminates (13.5mm) for post and infill panels, 17.5mm for structural glazing and 21.5mm for structural balustrade. All the panels supplied were heat soaked to negate the potential of glass failure through inclusions, most notably Nickel Sulphide.