At Canal Engineering’s Nottingham Office recently underwent a refurbishment within the reception area. This was the perfect reason to install one of their own bespoke cantilevered staircase.
The first fix involved embedding a structural steel stringer into the wall with protruding, welded steel cantilever channels.
Canal then plasters the structural wall to hide the work which creates the seamless floating illusion. Next, custom made timber oak treads with stainless steel nosing strips cover the steel channels, bringing the staircase together.
The second fix involved a 21.5mm glass balustrade installed onto the staircase. Following the second fix involved a 21.5mm glass balustrade installed onto the staircase. The second fix involved a 21.5mm glass balustrade installed onto the staircase. To hide any balustrade fixings, Canal install timber end caps at the end of each tread. This technique allows the grain of the timber flow through the glass.
In addition a side fixed leather stainless steel handrail adds the perfect finishing touch.
To take a step further, Canal also created a feature wall piece made from a large piece mild steel. As well as custom lighting for the backdrop, small laser cut rectangles create a modern contemporary look. The steel is then finished with a wax coating to maintain the natural appearance of the material.