A HELSTON company has won a contract to install a feature staircase at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Spiral UK, which is a bespoke staircase manufacturer, will be providing the artist’s bar with a glamorous new staircase.

The Royal Albert Hall is being refurbished and restored ahead of the grade 1 listed building’s 150th birthday celebrations in March 2021.

This work has included the Great Excavation – a project involving a two-storey expansion to create a back-of-house area with new multi-purpose space for artists, schools and community groups.

The staircase Spiral UK has been contracted to design, manufacture and install is part of the artist bar and dressing room fit-out.

The feature wall and curved stair combination will lead from a mezzanine area down to an exclusive bar especially for those backstage and performing at the venue.

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How the staircase will look

Spiral UK MD, Eric Nicholls, said: “We’ve had some fantastic contract wins recently and this project is no exception. It’s a privilege to work on a project for such an iconic London venue.

"The helical staircase we are creating will have a fabricated steel framework with treads cast in concrete at site.

"The stringers have been designed to have an elegant saw tooth effect on one side and be hidden in the feature wall on the other.

"This wall will match the stair balustrade a combination of rectangular vertical bars and Perspex.

"The staircase will be finished with a beautiful French polished timber handrail.”

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Spiral UK specialises in a wide range of bespoke floating, spiral and helical staircases for clients across the UK in the luxury residential, commercial, office fit-out and industrial sectors.

It currently has a number of high-profile projects in progress in London, including boutique offices in Knightsbridge, a five-storey fit-out in St James Square and luxury residential projects in Hampstead and Kings Cross.