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The Project

Mount Pleasant is a ‘Postmark’ development in the small district of Farringdon, Central London. The new development was originally the site of the Royal Mail sorting office.

This exciting project involves the construction of a mixed-use development which will include:

336 residential units,

Over 4,000 sqm office space

Over 1,400 sqm community space

Car and cycle parking and Public open space

The residential units are spread across 5 blocks, ranging from 3-11 storey buildings. The project has added complexity due to being constructed over a basement with complex structures of the existing underground postal tunnels.

The private & shared ownership residential units have been designed to achieve a BREEAM Very Good rating as well as a code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. With this, all products sourced for the construction is carefully reviewed to ensure that the completed homes meet the standards.


The Challenge

With every project, much thought and consideration is given to every single stage of the development, ensuring that the plans are safe and can accommodate all requirements. This was no exception for the Mount Pleasant project.

The project is on a strict deadline, with the housing development moving quickly to house residents into the new units by the end of 2023.

With installations moving along swiftly, the mechanical contractor, FG Mechanical required the products on site without delay.


Product Selection

Brymec supplied Steel Tube & Fittings and HDPE products for the project.

Brymec Steel Tube & fittings have been designed and selected to meet the highest quality standards and is dual certified to BS EN10255/10217. All tubes are batched and fully traceable – providing the installer with confidence that the pipework system will perform to the highest standard.

Part 2 Hot Finished tube is supplied as standard in compliance with the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED).

Materials provided from the Steel Tube & Fittings range include:

Brymec’s HDPE commercial waste & drainage products were also supplied to the project, The lightweight and highly efficient pipework system is perfectly suited for soil & waste and rainwater drainage. Manufactured from high-density polyethylene has numerous advantages over other materials. 

Materials provided from the HDPE range include:

The Result

Due to Brymec’s unique position of partnering with factories and being able to distribute products straight to site, there is complete control over the stock and supply of required products.

With the collaboration between the mechanical contractor, FG Mechanical and Brymec, regular orders were placed with the peace of mind that they would be delivered next day at the requested time.

Being able to provide materials from stock as and when required and keeping up with the delivery demands has allowed the project to continue smoothly with no delay.

FG Mechanical states “Brymec is always on time with quick and efficient service, which we love. It’s always quick deliveries and quick quotes and it makes a huge difference for us on site. Basically, am happy with the speed and efficient turnaround of every part of an order with Brymec.

 Our account manager Danny is fantastic with communication and involved with the project all the way through and I know I can always give him a call and he will be able to help whether it be a technical, product or service question. He always helps. Very happy with everything the Brymec does to support us on projects.”