Friargate, Coventry

Case Study For Friargate, Coventry.

Client Information:

Client: Friargate, Coventry
Contractor: Bowmer & Kirkland
Architect: Allies & Morrison Architects
Location: Coventry
Completion Date: October 2017

Project Summary:

Friargate One is a 150,000 sq ft, 13 storey, low energy building forming part of a £700m project to create a new business district in Coventry. This building sets the standard for the rest of the 37 acre Friargate scheme that will include 13 more office buildings, two hotels, homes and shops all set to transform the area around the train station.

This project is the largest development in the West Midlands Combined Authority.

The building will be occupied by 1,350 Coventry City Council staff and 300 staff from the Financial Ombudsman Service, who will take up two floors.

In addition to the office space the building will be open to the public at ground floor level encouraging passers-by to visit the coffee bar.

Designed by Architects Allies and Morrison, One Friargate was built by Bowmer & Kirkland with Washrooms manufactured and fitted by the team at Excelsior.

Floor to ceiling Flush 44 system installed throughout male & female washrooms with unsex superloos situated on two floors. The overall finish is modern and sleek creating complete privacy and comfort for the users.

Available Finishes:

These Systems Are Available In The Following Finishes:
Natural Wood Veneer
High Pressure Laminate
High Gloss Laminate

Flush 44 Cubicle
(Floor to Ceiling)


Product Range: Flush44 HPL
Doors: HPL Bonded onto 44mm MR Core, Formica Graphite F7837. Hardwood rebated edges
Pilaster: HPL Bonded onto 44mm MR Core, Formica Graphite F7837. Hardwood rebated edges
Partition: Partition: HPL bonded onto 38mm MR Core, Formica Folkstone F7927
Ironmongery: Stainless Steel

Duct Panelling


Product Range: 20mm HPL Select Duct Panels
Panels: Hinged Access, HPL Panels bonded to 18mm MR Core, Formica Folkstone F7927
Flash Gaps: HPL bonded to 18mm MR Core, Formica Folkstone F7927
Sub-Frame: 18mm MR MDF
Sole Plate: 25mm WBP PLY

Product Range W/C's


Product Range: Accessories
Mirror Backing Panels: Blanc Menuires B015 with 4mm Safety Backed Mirrors
Waste Bins: Prestige Waste Bin
Paper Towel Holders
Waste Bin
Toilet Roll Holders
Soap Dispenser