Wardian Temporary Accommodation

Wardian – Temporary Accommodation

Location: Canary Wharf, East London

Works: Complete Strip-Out and subsequent Fit-Out of a Pontoon / Floating Accommodation
Contract: Trade Contractor
Duration: 8 Weeks.

Project Overview

The Wardian Project is the construction of Two (50 & 55) Storey Residential Towers within Canary Wharf.

Alandale were appointed to conduct a complete refurbishment and Fit-out of the projects Temporary Accommodation.

This temporary accommodation had previously served another large, Long-term project, and was in need of a complete upgrade.

The accommodation was sited on a floating barge and located within Canary Wharf Dock, moored to the perimeter dock wall of the project.

Works Overview

The project was completed over an 8 week period – with a summary overview of our works as follows:


  • Strip-out of the entire accommodation (back to shell) including M&E / internal walls / floor finishes etc.

Making Good / Watertight

  • Repairs / replacement of all wall / roof joints to return to a watertight state.

Fit-Out Works

  • Temporary Flooring Substrate
  • Install all internal drylined walls / Cladding to Columns
  • M&E Services (1st and 2nd Fix) (Power / Lighting)
  • Install new floor finishes (Vinyl / Carpet)
  • Construct new W/C’s / Cubicles / Washing Facilities
  • Heating / / Extract
  • Tiling
  • Painting / Decorations
  • Installation / Assembly of Furniture
  • Fixtures & Fittings
  • Final Clean and Handover