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J S Wright in £20m win

The mechanical and electrical building services specialist has been awarded a £20 million contract to support one of the UK’s biggest regeneration projects.

J S Wright is to fit out the mechanical services for all 894 apartments – the largest number in the company’s 130-year history – in two buildings (Blocks B and D) at Nine Elms Parkside in Battersea on the south side of the River Thames in London.

The build-to-rent development is being built by Telford Homes as main contractor for global rental housing developer Greystar as part of the Nine Elms regeneration project – a new neighbourhood stretching from Battersea to Vauxhall that will eventually contain 20,000 homes as well as cultural, retail and business facilities.

J S Wright will fit out the one, two and three-bedroom apartments at Nine Elms Parkside with underfloor heating systems, along with fan coil units for comfort cooling. The company will also equip the kitchens and bathrooms with hot and cold-water services, soil and wastewater disposal systems, sanitaryware and mechanical extract ventilation systems, as well as install above ground drainage services and fire sprinklers for both buildings.

The firm has just begun work on site with completion due in the third quarter of 2022.

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