The development, comprising 43,000 square metres of office space, is known as Snowhill 2 and is the sister building – and a taller sister too at 17 storeys – to the 15 storey office block Snowhill One completed a few years ago.
Caunton are supplying over 2000te of structural steelwork together with metal decking and shear studs. The building has three concrete service cores already constructed which provide overall stability. Connection is via cast-in plates.
The building, which is in the heart of the Birmingham commercial district, is located conveniently alongside the historic Snowhill railway station, which is now the terminus for the successful and popular Chiltern Railways service from London Marylebone.