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Marvin windows help create new Covent Garden jewel

As part of the company’s vision, Marvin Architectural is always looking for new challenges. The company’s passion for creating new spaces, redesigning existing ones and restoring historical buildings has given it the drive to always be one step ahead with solutions, focusing on making the clients’ dreams come true. This was the case with an exciting commercial project in London’s Covent Garden.

Mercers yard development

Marvin was contacted directly by Ian Ritchie Architects for their new build project that involved developing three distinct buildings for both residential and commercial use, including a pedestrian link connecting Mercer Street and Langley Street.

But this wasn’t all, the project also involved the refurbishment of 13-14 Langley Street (a 19th Century Covent Garden warehouse) into a new flagship retail store).

The entire plan demanded 115 units of Marvin’s Aluminium Clad Pine Wood Sliding Sash Windows, with a stone white finish on the exterior and pure white on the interior (RAL 9010) with a satin finish on the hardware. The client had stated that they were looking for low-maintenance windows with high performing acoustic and energy ratings. The ability to provide a full design service and work on a tight schedule in one of London’s busiest areas was also a crucial requirement for the client.

The architect specified for soundproof glazing, bringing the windows’ performance to a higher standard. Recent research shows that not only does excessively loud noise cause changes in blood pressure, it also can change sleep and digestive patterns.

Marvin’s aluminium clad windows stand out for being manufactured with the best-extruded aluminium. Being thicker than standard European rolled-form aluminium, this material is renowned for its moulded slim-like profile and its colour fastness.

Marvin Architectural has a whole team of windows and doors specialists with 150 years of combined experience ready to help at every stage of commercial projects. From presenting custom solutions to providing detailed design options with CAD models, on-site survey, full installation and an extensive 20-year warranty.

Marvin composite sash windows

Marvin also provides a RIBA-approved CPD on the topic of Managing Sound Transmission.


Marvin Architectural
Tel: 0208 569 8222

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