Wieland cabling system speeds up refurbishment project in London
Wieland Electric supplied Gesis GST connectors to facilitate the fast installation of lighting for the redevelopment of The Crown Estate’s Charles II Street in the St James area of London. Morgan Sindall was awarded the contract to strip out and remodel the building’s internal fabric and services and fix and clean the existing facades.
11 Charles II Street was formerly known as British Columbia House. It was originally designed by John Nash and built in 1914 to house the office of the agent-general of the Province of British Columbia. The project includes a restaurant at street level with new open-plan offices above.
2.5 mm2 3-core leads were used for the lighting and 4 mm2 3-core leads for power to reduce installation time by up to 70%. Another benefit of the GST 18 plug and connector system is the flexibility and reusability of the components.
Metalynx, Wieland’s structured-wiring system was also used on the project, along with MDBs, tees and fused spurs.
The Gesis electrical installation system consists of 2- to 5-pole coded plug connect, ribbon and round cables, and a large number of other components.