The Maple Building, Kentish Town

Fluid Structures were the structural engineers for the redevelopment of The Maple Building in Kentish Town, a historic warehouse building previously utilised as offices, to provide a high end residential development with a new penthouse level at roof.


  • Project Cost £20 million
  • Architect Clive Sall Architecture
  • Images David Butler / Fluid / Clive Sall

The new penthouse structure is a lightweight steel construction supported off double 914x305x253 UB main beams spanning 17m across the roof from the existing masonry piers on the building facade.

The existing masonry, cast iron and timber building structure required a number of internal modifications to suit the new residential layout including a new lightweight steel frame within the stairwells to support new balustrading and an extension of the stair to penthouse levels. Fluid Structures were involved from the outset of the project to advise on cost effective methods to achieve the client’s requirements.