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Finsbury Tower

The stripping and re-cladding of an existing 16 storey concrete framed 60's office building and addition of 13 more storeys to provide commercial office space plus retail and restaurant space and social housing.

13 storey extension to the existing 16 storey 60's office building and a 3 to 6 storey extension to the existing podium block up to 7 storeys to provide additional office floor space; re-cladding of the existing building to match the materials of the extensions; change of use of part of the ground floor accommodation to flexible Class A1 (retail) and A3 (restaurant/cafe) uses;

demolition of single storey structures and the erection of 6 storey block adjacent to the western elevation to provide 25 affordable dwellings; alterations to the public realm, including landscaping and highways improvements and other associated works.


Islington, London


2017 - 2019


Commercial Office with Social Housing


CIT Partnership



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The Approach

Deploi has been commissioned with the specific role to support HCLA in the Provision of the role of Lead Designer and Information Manager on the Finsbury Tower project. This unique project is challenged by programme, scale, complexity and the interaction with existing structures. Deploi is providing Information Management support, advanced coordination expertise and direct project support for HCLA's first full scale BIM project.

a:d0 Advanced Revit Techniques

Once the basics are mastered team members will benefit from Deploi advanced Revit training modules.

a:D2 BIM Execution Plan

The BIM Execution Plan is prepared to guide and govern the interplay between the members of the design team as they pursue the project and ultimately deliver the information assets at handover. A BEP is a requirement in the application of Level 2 BIM.

cc:IM Information manager services

Deploi can play the IM role under the BIM Protocol, supporting the project teams use of technology and information through the project, plus supplying the Common Data Environment. The IM service is often divided between the lead consultant up to the placing of the contract and the main contractor once the contractor takes the lead. Deploi can act in place of either.

a:PS Project Support

Deploi offers embedded project support by specialists with exceptional Revit capabilities combined with strong architectural experience.

a:sc Strategic Consulting

Strategic BIM Consulting is offered as an in office consultation and can be used to develop any of a range of strategic assets to improve operational effectiveness and improve the commercial outlook.