Lonsdale Rail Awarded £8m Paddington Square fit-out
Works will integrate London Underground’s existing Bakerloo Line tube station at Paddington, with a new entrance underneath the Paddington Cube building. The new tube entrance is part of a £65m investment in transport and public realm on the Paddington Square development.
John Kennedy, Project Director at Mace, is “delighted to have Lonsdale Rail on board with Mace at Paddington Square for the complex area of the LUL demise MEP. Michael J Lonsdale’s experience with LUL will be a significant contribution to the success of the project.”
The 360,000 sq ft Paddington Cube building will sit on a three-storey podium 12m above the newly created 1.35-acre public realm, connecting it directly to the London Underground network.
Lonsdale Rail will complete the design from RIBA stage 5 and fulfil the manufacture, delivery, offload, distribution, installation, testing and commissioning for the mechanical, electrical, fire, public health and communications fit-out packages. London Underground, Mace and all stakeholders will benefit from a bespoke collaboration blueprint developed by Lonsdale Rail to ignite a more efficient way of working together. Lonsdale Rail will also provide dedicated in-house design, logistics and commissioning teams taking a proactive role in managing the entire M&E process.
Works will commence in November 2020, with site works proceeding in April 2021, looking for project completion in May 2022.
Michael Lonsdale Group
The Michael Lonsdale Group is the UK’s leading multi-discipline building, engineering and M&E services provider – it is our job to bring buildings to life by creating the right environment.
As part of our continued growth, we have recently launched Lonsdale Rail. Focused on the rail sector, we continue to target projects with an emphasis on quality and engineering led solutions. We have a core team of Project Managers, Engineers and Supervisors who are experienced in delivering projects to the highest standards set out in this sector. The team are supported by our integrated direct labour workforce. We are fully RISQS audited/verified and Sentinel/PTS accredited enabling us to take on trackside (on/near the line) as well as ‘high street’ (station) works.