Curved Decking at The Tower of London

Superbloom Decking in the moat

“Building a deck terrace for Her Majesty has to be one of the most prestigious proposals ever”… said Karl Harrison.

Karl Harrison has designed and built some of the most expensive, complex and luxury decks there are… but nothing prepared him for this one. The Savoy, The Corinthia and countless penthouse apartment rooftops.

When interviewed by Mark Gregory, whilst onsite, he said “it was nothing short of a privilege and that there was no better locale on earth to build a deck”.

curved decking at the tower of london

Curved Decking at The Tower of London

The project designers specified A minimum preservative for Use Class 3 (UC3) was observed, a pine deck with anti-slip strips. Country Supplies supplied all of the Anti-slip deckings for the project.

With the framework raised off of the ground, it will last for years with a UC3 treatment. Karl specified Carpenters Mate fixings to construct the entire deck. These fixings have a lifetime warranty against corrosion. Specifically, the CMF150 were used to connect the joist, post support and beams.

The decking itself was fixed with 90mm stainless fixings with a bugle head, also by Carpenters Mate.

The upstand was created by bending sawn pine boards to fit the radii and painted with RAL 7016 Solid Colour Stain by Owatrol.

Superbloom Decking in the moat

The detail in the decking

“A complex and technically challenging project… one I am immensely proud of” said Karl.

Mark Gregory wrote “Superb design and build of this boardwalk deck, over the proposed seeding, it’s going to be spectacular! This sun, think flowers, think London in the summer (thumbs up) think Superbloom.”

You can still get tickets to visit this incredible design surrounded by 20 million seeds.

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