J S Wright earns £9.5m regeneration contract


01 June 2022
A CGI of the Aylesbury Estate First Development Site Phase B in Walworth

Mechanical and electrical building services specialist J S Wright has been awarded a second phase of work valued at more than £9.5 million for London’s largest estate regeneration.

The Birmingham-based company, which also has a new London office in Euston, will provide the mechanical services for 352 new apartments on the First Development Site of the Aylesbury Estate in Walworth.

J S Wright is already close to completing the 229 apartments in the first phase (Phase A) of the FDS, which will comprise 800 homes and form part of a regeneration process that will eventually deliver 3,500 homes.

The first two phases (Phases A and B) of exclusively social housing are being delivered in partnership with award-winning housebuilder The Hill Group, housing developer Notting Hill Genesis and Southwark Council.

J S Wright will design and build an energy centre with gas-fired combined heat and power units and gas-fired boilers that will feed heat interface units in each apartment to deliver instant hot water on demand and heating to radiators at low return temperatures

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The contract will also involve installing a cold-water plantroom and distribution network to deliver boosted cold water and residential sprinklers to all apartments.

In addition, the Phase B work will include fitting mechanical ventilation heat recovery systems, wet and dry risers, sanitary ware, internal rainwater, and above-ground drainage systems. 

Phil Leech, managing director of J S Wright, said: “Having already showcased our excellent skills and experience in designing and installing building services in a fully integrated way for the first phase of this life-transforming development for residents, I am thrilled we have been selected to complete phase B.”

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