Case Study

Carlisle Road, London

Award winning LBMV Architects and Lazenby’s free-standing, cast in-situ, concrete cantilever worktop, polished concrete floor and concrete step.

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Project detail

Day 1 – Preparation for cantilever worktop: A toe footing was cast in the sub floor with 20mm reinforcing bar for the cantilever worktop.

Days 2 to 4 – Polished concrete floor installation: 63m² of concrete screed was laid over under floor heating. Edges sealed, expansion joints marked, cut and sealed, floor prepared then sealed and buffed.

Day 5 (one week later) – Cast in-situ cantilever worktop and step: Over 1 ton of high tensile steel reinforcing rods and 2 cubic meters of C32/40 concrete. Formwork precut off site. Two weeks from installation to striking. All apertures prepared ready for plumbing. Left to cure for four weeks.

Day 6 (four weeks later) – Seal cantilever worktop: Two coats of penetrative acrylic sealer, that allows the concrete to breathe, are applied and left to dry thoroughly.

Project Owner
LBMV Architects
Project Location
Carlisle Road, NW London
Product Used
Concrete worktop, polished concrete floor and step
Light Natural
Visual / Textural Finish

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