CBG were employed to deliver multiple works for the London School of Economics, Lionel Robbins Building over a 5 year period, projects include:

WC Refurbishment – (2013)
Refurbishment of the WCs within the main library. The building was originally designed by Foster and Partners and the refurbishment has been designed to be in keeping with the original design. The WC drainage and soil stack connections throughout the building were replaced and rerouted through the existing building using galvanised steel pipework. The WCs were completely refitted with all lighting and electrical systems also replaced.

4th Floor Refurbishment – (2015)
This project completed the refurbishment of the 4th Floor of the library. The refurbished spaces included silent and group study areas for students, Academic Services group offices and a PhD Academy area. A mixed-mode ventilation system was designed for the spaces utilising both natural and mechanical ventilation strategies

LSE Life – (2016)
Refurbishment of the Ground Floor of the LSE Library to allow the incorporation of the LSE Life centre – a multidisciplinary collaborative space. The refurbished spaces housed front of house library services, offices, a new comms room and LSE LiFE provision. Demand controlled mechanical ventilation systems were designed for the spaces, utilising CO2 detection for activation.

Building Energy Strategy – (2016)
CBG were commissioned to model the building and occupancy using dynamic thermal modelling techniques. Using this output together with site based measurements and plant surveys CBG developed an energy strategy to consider operations of plant, energy saving/carbon reduction and occupancy comfort.


“CBG consultants has been on the LSE Consultant’s Framework for the last three years. Their M&E commissions have been associated with teaching spaces, staff accommodation, library and halls of residences. CBG are always available and accommodating on our demanding project, we greatly appreciated the face to face contract they offered on site. Their quick ability to consolidate and respond to queries from all members of the design team as well as the contractor are instrumental to the progress of this project on a tight deadline. We would recommend them to our HE colleagues and will continue to work with them again on our future projects.”
Martyn Fisher, Assistant Director, London School of Economics

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