An example of how an architectural feature can be created by aesthetically enclosing an industrial flue system. At the BBC’s flagship building in White City, London, seven individual flues were supported from a steelwork mast fixed at the top of the building. To comply with the Clean Air Act the chimney had to terminate 48 metres above ground level. The structure was clad with perforated aluminium sheeting creating a distinctive and attractive addition to the immediate skyline.
The ICS system was used to service three heating boilers, one generator and three further flues for future appliances. By incorporating a platform and access ladder into the design future maintenance can be facilitated.