Watson Batty Architects are working with the Main Contractor, VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver a new build delivery office in the centre of London for The Royal Mail Group.
The facility sorts mail according to the route locations for the final phase of the delivery process.
Nine Elms Delivery Office will replace the existing facilities which are just under a mile away in Vauxhall and will provide new space for over 100 postal routes and as-sociated letter sorting machines.
The scheme which includes a new 5,100 sq.m Delivery Office, Vehicle Service Centre and multi deck car park is due for completion in June 2017.
Watson Batty Architects are working on behalf of the successful contractor VolkerFitzpatrick who were appointed after a two stage tendering process. The project is a continuation of both parties long standing relationship with Royal Mail.
Constructed to BREAAM Excellent standard the project deliveries the highest stand-ards of sustainable design integrating features such as LED lighting and Photovoltaic panels. The design uses different materials from grey brick, high pressure laminate and Trespa cladding to break up the mass of the building.