Kings Crescent

High-rise construction of 273 residential properties and new commercial space

Project Scope

Higgins Construction PLC has a reputation as one of the most forward thinking construction companies in the UK. We provided the company with a range of cladding services for a high-rise construction in Hackney, East London of 273 residential properties and new commercial space. We were responsible for the design, supply, installation and validation of cladding to facades and balconies, AOV system installation, curtain walling for the marketing suite and balcony timber decking systems. We also carried out external refurbishment of a further 101 existing properties, taking responsibility for removal and replacement of outdated rainscreen cladding.

Contract Value£2.8m
Key productEllyon Limited 3mm anodised rainscreen aluminium cladding system, Accoya timber cladding & Schuco curtain walling


To meet the requirements of statutory and warranty inspectorate, we had to manage testing and validation of our products to the demanding standards set by the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT). We also undertook value engineering of the solution to ensure it would meet both commercial and programme time constraints.