1st Phase BMU Installation at 240 Blackfriars Road

Cento successfully complete the first phase installation of the Building Maintenance Unit at 240 Blackfriars Road, London.

Principle Contractor: Mace


240 Blackfriars is the next major development in the continued regeneration of London’s South Bank. The 22,00 square meter development will provide 20,100 square meters of offices, street level retail units and residential space in ten private apartments in an adjacent building.

The BMU:

1No. Fully powered Type 6.1/3500 37 meter reach Z-luffing, telescoping building maintenance unit complete with 600kg SWL integral winch for glass/cladding panel replacement situated on a straight 21m run of track.

Scope of Works:

Cento designed and managed the whole project throughout, including:

  • Supply and install BMU system
  • Supply and install the track
  • Supply and install track electrics

This is phase 1 of a 2 phase install. The next phase will consist of the telescopic jib section including 32t of counterweight.