Cova Gates installed on London Building of the Year!


Announced last week in many architect publications was ‘The City of London Building of the Year 2016‘ which consists of two buildings located at ‘New Ludgate’ in the heart of St Paul’s and adjacent to England’s most famous court, the Old Bailey.

Cova were delighted to receive this latest announcement the building has our CSG 10601 bi-fold speed gate are installed at the rear of the building.

Designed in the UK this first generation bi-fold automated speed gate is the perfect solution where height and span of opening are critical factors and with deliveries a day, 365 days a year – the client specifically required the gates to blend in with the aesthetics of the building.

Click on our time-lapse video (above) to see our team build and factory test this actual gate prior to being installed. Standing at 4.75m high and over 10.5m wide – that’s a lot of gate and one of our largest Speed Gates built to date!

What makes these buildings unique are that they have over 35,210 sqm of retail, restaurant and commercial office space over 9 floors and a roof terrace with stunning views over London, with building designs that make them stand out from most others in the area.

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