Carter Court
25,015 sq ft
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Carter Court

Overview
Carter Court offers a modern and flexible core and floor plate, especially from a services perspective. Some re-use of this existing layout and service provision is proposed and this has significant cost benefits. The property is malleable to a variety of requirements.

Maris Expertise
Maris has completed an office design scheme for Kohler at Carter Court. The scope of work included test-fits, workplace optimisation and a detailed building evaluation.

Sub-Structure
Conventional bored piled foundations

Superstructure Steel
“sway” frame braced longitudinally with masonry cladding to external elevations. Ground floor benefits from suspended in-situ concrete floor and floors above use pre-cast concrete planks with grouted joints.

Floor Loading
Superimposed loads – 2.5kN/m2
Services Load – 0.25kN/m2
Total dead load of floors – 2.5kN/m2

Façade
Mix of cavity brickwork and glazed curtain walling

Roof
80mm thick Kingspan insulated roof tile composite panel system

Accommodation
Planning module – 1.5m
Raised floor zone – 150mm

Noise Rating (assumed)
Offices (open plan) NR38
Toilets, Stairs, Corridors, Lobbies NR40

Entrance Hall
Full height curtain wall glazing with ceramic floor

WC / Bathroom Facilities
Unisex: 9 no. WCs; 9 no. WHBs DDA WC: 3 no.
Showers 2 no. provided in recent fit-out.

Cleaner’s Facilities
Within Landlord’s common area at each level

Cycle Provisions
Covered cycle park bays adjacent car parking

Raised Floors
600mm x 600mm metal encased raised access floor tiles on pedestals

Ceilings
600mm x 600mm MF ceiling tiles and plasterboard feature ceilings

Walls
White painted core walls

Doors, Frames & Skirting
Skirting – 100mm painted MDF
Doors – solid core timber veneer standard height with veneer frames
Riser doors – white painted doors with painted frames

Further Comments
Excellent quality accommodation provision throughout Landlord and common areas

Design Criteria External design conditions
Winter -3.5ºC
Summer 28ºC dry bulb 20ºC wet bulb

Internal conditions
Offices 23ºC Summer 17ºC Winter

Air-Conditioning Load Allowance (assumed)
Lighting 12 W/m2
Power 25 W/m2
Occupants 10 W/m2

Mechanical Services
4 pipe fan-coil system

System Age
Mix of 7 and 2 years. Maris recommend full validation survey if Head of Terms agreed

Mechanical Services Layouts
Full base build and fit-out plans in hand

Ventilation
12 litres per second per person (1 person per 10m2)

Electrical Design Criteria
Small power 25 W/m2
Lighting 15 W/m2

Electrical Services
Distribution Boards on floor providing lighting and power circuits

Generator
An external IP65 isolator is provided to the changeover panel for future generator connection

Lighting Design Criteria
Office areas 400 lux (open plan)
Reception 300 lux
Toilets 200 lux

Lighting
600mm × 600mm LG3 style light fittings within ceiling tiles

Controls
Passive infer red and manual switching

Lighting Services Layout
Yes

Fire Alarm System
L2 fire detection coverage

Sprinkler System
No

Data
CAT 6 wiring completed in recent fit-out

Lifts
1 no. 13 person passenger lift

Security
Landlord provides building perimeter security with CCTV. Access control containment provided

Design Criteria & Limiting Factors
General occupancy – 1 person per 10m2
Lifts – 1 person per 10m2
WC / bathrooms – 1 person per 9m2
Ventilation Limiting Factor 328 persons total
WC / Bathroom Limiting Factor 275 persons total
Emergency Escape Door / Staircase Widths Limiting Factor 130 persons per floor

Sustainability
BREEAM Rating None

Address


Size
25,015 sq ft
Landlord
Gladman
Year
2006
Letting Agents
John Hawkins – Alder King
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