Howe Green "raises the bar" at former Olympic Site

September 2017

During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world’s media.

Fast forward to 2017 and these key buildings continue to form a central element of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Centre is undergoing a commercial redevelopment to become Here East – the exciting digital quarter for East London.

Howe Green floor access covers were specified by architect Hawkins\Brown for one of the office spaces within BT Sport. Howe Green supplied twelve Medium Duty 7500 Series Stainless Steel Access Covers for the project.

The covers were to be installed into a raised floor system. They were ordered with stainless steel Z profiles to provide support to the access cover within the raised floor.

The covers were used in corridors throughout the building to provide safe and easy access to access junctions in the drainage systems. They were initially covered with plywood and were then infilled with a vinyl flooring finish to match the appearance of the existing raised floor system.

In recent years the requirement for different floor finishes, improved security and the ability to easily reconfigure space has led to an increase in demand for Howe Green access covers installed in raised flooring.

Supplied with a double seal the 7500 Medium Duty Stainless Steel Access Covers address the need for a secure solution in an office setting with relatively high pedestrian footfall. The vinyl infill offers a seamless floor finish which will reduce the slip or trip hazard.