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Eagle House

Canal Architectural were approached to manufacture and install a feature staircase for an office development in London. Eagle House was recently refurbished as part of a new wave of developments in the area but retained many of its former Art Deco features.

The mild steel structure was installed from the ground floor to the second floor with six flights and landings. The staircase featured folded plate treads, toughened and laminated glass infill panels on the balustrade and a brushed stainless steel handrail. The staircase blended well with the contemporary designs and industrial architecture that Shoreditch is well known for. The Canal site team worked closely with the contractor throughout the entire installation process to ensure smooth delivery and fitting on site.

 

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

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Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

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At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

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Homeowners staircase design guide

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Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

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UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

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Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

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Staircase Decorating Ideas

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Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

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The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Regents Crescent

Canal Architectural recently manufactured and installed a grand sweeping staircase structure to the iconic, Regents Crescent in London. The Grade I listed building houses 67 luxury residences, 9 Garden Villas, including private gardens and 5-star amenities.

The centre of the Crescent features a magnificent double-height entrance lobby with three helical staircases. The grand, sweeping helical staircase design created a real connection between the floors and every spindle unique in design to create fluidity and movement in the installation. All three staircases were site sprayed and featured an anolok bronze finish for a contemporary look. The overall design aesthetic reflected the elegance and grandeur of the Regency period.

This project was a remarkable accomplishment for the team at Canal Architectural, the increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs such as Regents Crescent can be brought to life.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Mayfair Park

Canal Architectural were approached manufacture and install this elegant helical staircase for a prestigious development in Mayfair. This private penthouse apartment is located in London’s most impressive district with views over the iconic Hyde Park in Mayfair.

The mild steel structure featured oak laminated treads with a timber oak handrail and a curved, glass balustrade. LED lights were installed to the underside of the tread to illuminate the staircase and create an elegant ambience.  The Canal site team worked closely with the contractor throughout the entire installation process to ensure smooth delivery and fitting on site.

 

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Hyde Park

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Romo

Contemporary feature staircase structure for a commercial headquarters in Nottinghamshire.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Langham Place

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites.

This apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber. The landing balustrade featured toughened and laminated glass that was bonded into the steel channel beneath the floor level. The staircase was site sprayed in matte black to blend perfectly with the contemporary elements of the penthouse apartment. The Canal site team worked closely with the contractor to ensure smooth delivery in line with current building regulations.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Portland

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites.

The first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured american white oak treads with a site spray matte white finish. The stunning yet minimal visual look of the staircase blended perfectly with the surroundings of the newly renovated apartment. The Canal site team worked closely with the contractor for a smooth delivery and to ensure the specification met all current UK staircase building regulations.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Bishops Gate

Canal Architectural were approached by Rainsford Contractors in the major refurbishment of this 3rd floor city commercial building. Two steel staircase structures were added to either side of the seating installation. The staircase featured a balustrade with laser cut steel infill panels, including a toughened and laminated structural glass balustrade featuring a powder coated finish. The entire interior space was transformed into a contemporary co-working area for a modern and innovative working environment.

PHOTO CREDIT: RAINSFORD CONTRACTORS

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Stroud Green

Canal Architectural were approached to design and manufacture a mild steel staircase for a high end property in London. The client worked closely with the Canal Technical Sales team to design a contemporary and luxurious antique bronze staircase that provided access to the upper floors of the property.

The staircase was bronze plated and featured a leather wrapped handrail for a luxurious design. The final result was a minimalist staircase structure that blended perfectly with the modern and rustic elements of the property. The team worked closely with the client for a smooth delivery and to ensure the specification met all current UK staircase building regulations.

 

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Kensington

Canal Architectural were approached by Garenne Interiors to manufacture and install an external mild steel staircase for a property in the Kensington area. The staircase featured spindle balustrades and toughened, laminated glass panels were added to the landing. The staircase was galvanised to provide protection against rust; ideal for outdoor environments and finished with a site applied wet spray painted finish.

The talented in-house project management team worked closely with the client and on site contractors to ensure the staircase was fitted in compliance with current UK building regulations and to ensure a smooth delivery.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


1 Severn Street

Canal Architectural were approached by Associated Architects to design and manufacture a feature staircase for their new office premises in Birmingham. The staircase was needed to gain access to the meeting, library, and mezzanine areas of the building.

The client required a staircase structure that integrated with the industrial type surroundings of the development. Canal manufactured and fitted a modern, straight steel staircase that was clad in 2mm steel and sprayed on site.

The result was a contemporary steel staircase solution that blended perfectly with the industrial studio space. The project management team at Canal worked closely with the client to install the bespoke staircase in line with current UK staircase regulations to ensure a smooth delivery and seamless finish.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


High Peak

Canal Architectural worked closely with James Darwent Architecture to design and manufacture a bespoke curved cantilevered  staircase for a property in the Peak District. The mild steel staircase structure incorporated 16 timber treads with 20mm spindles and handrail, incorporating an all wax finish. A handrail was added to the staircase in American White Oak as part of a safety and architectural feature. The final result was a minimalist staircase structure that blended perfectly with the contemporary and rustic elements of the property.

The talented project management team at Canal worked closely with NAW Reynolds Building Limited to install the bespoke staircase in line with current building regulations Working closely with the client and on-site contractors to ensure a smooth delivery and seamless final result.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Berkhamsted

Canal Architectural were approached by Anna Owen’s Design to supply an internal mild steel staircase for a high end residential property in London. The interior designer approached the Canal technical sales team with a design concept and all technical details were scoped out internally.

The cantilever staircase structure incorporated timber treads with a lacquer finish. Canal supplied laminated toughened glass and a steel flat wall rail was added as part of the design safety feature.

The sleek and contemporary cantilever design blended perfectly well into the stairway area. Canal Architectural have worked with Anna Owen’s design on a number of occasions with their vision perfectly complimenting Canal’s technical expertise.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Embassy Project

The team at Canal worked closely with contractor Modus to manufacture a mild steel staircase structure for the embassy in London. Canal worked with the main contractor to supply and fit the magnificent oak structure to the main atrium of the building.

The mild steel structure incorporated dark stained oak treads with glass balustrade to blend with the surrounding floor in the embassy. The balustrade incorporated toughened and laminated glass with a dark stained oak handrail.

Canal are proud to have worked with the team at Modus on this impressive project. The in house team at Canal worked closely with the team at Modus to ensure a smooth delivery and fitting of the staircase, working in compliance with the latest building regulations.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

Top 5 residential staircase projects

At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

Top 5 commercial metalwork projects

At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


WD40

The team at Canal were approached by the client and design team at Collins Construction to manufacture an impressive bespoke staircase for the WD40 European headquarters.

The client requested a feature staircase that connected 3 floors and reception desk inside the main central building. The technical sales team at Canal worked closely with the client to address the finer details including building regulations, existing constraints, structurals, logistics and overall aesthetics. The client requested the staircase to be manufactured in mild steel with a raw oiled finish to blend with their brand identity.

Canal are extremely proud to have worked with the team at Collins Construction on this remarkable project. The in house team at Canal worked closely with Collins Construction to ensure smooth delivery and fitting of the staircase, working in compliance with the latest building regulations.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

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Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

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At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

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Homeowners staircase design guide

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Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

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UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

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Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

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Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

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The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


One Canada Square

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit a bespoke feature steel staircase for One Canada Square in Canary Wharf.

The client requested a feature staircase to match the internal surrounding finishes of the iconic 50 floor tower. The Canal technical sales team worked closely with De Metz Forbes Knight Architects Limited to design a feature staircase from 7th to the 9th floor. The design consisted of twin spine stringers, open risers and 20mm spindles. The staircase incorporated stained sapele timber treads with carbon nosing strips for a rich design finish. The Canal project management team worked alongside main contractor Parkeray to site spray all steelwork to the highest specification. Canal were tasked to integrate this staircase within very tight constraints which involved working closely with the fire curtain contractors.

The in house team at Canal worked closely to ensure smooth delivery and fitting of the staircase, working in compliance with the latest building regulations.

 

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To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

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Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

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Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

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Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

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At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

Top staircase trends 2021

As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

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At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

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Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

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UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

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Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

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Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Westminster

Canal Architectural were approached to design and manufacture a steel staircase for a high residential project in Westminster.

The staircase features high grade timber with a patina bronze finish for a natural and elegant finish. The final result was an exquisite, contemporary structure that blended perfectly with the prestigious surroundings. The talented onsite team at Canal worked closely with the contractor to ensure seamless on site installation, working in compliance with the latest staircase regulations. 

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

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The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

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Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

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At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

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Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

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UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

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Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Upper Cheyne

Canal Architectural were approached by Adam Row’s Construction to manufacture a contemporary floating staircase for a luxury property in the Chelsea area. Canal manufactured a cantilever staircase with 15 timber treads, glass balustrades and brass handrails. The modern structure featured glass fixings with on trend patinated brass cappings. For a final touch strips of lights were added underneath the treads to brighten the structure and for an artistic finish. In addition Canal Architectural supplied the glass balustrade to the basement stair as well as a cantilever stair to the external access area. The final result was an exquisite, contemporary structure that blended perfectly with the urban surroundings.

Mark Hailey from Adams Row Construction commented “The works carried out by Canal on Upper Cheyne Row is seamless. As far as I’m concerned Canal have produced a good, aesthetically pleasing product that is the focal point of the property. The staircase design called on a lot of setting out to achieve the clients love and appreciation of symmetry, we only achieved this by collaborating with Canal and Mark to work out the detail down to a millimetre. Your aftercare service for a better word cannot be faulted” 

The talented project management team at Canal worked closely with the contractor Adam’s Row Construction to ensure the staircase was fitted in compliance with the latest UK staircase building regulations. 

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

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Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

Reimagine your stairs

A striking staircase design is the focal point of your walkthrough and should blend seamlessly with the rest of your interior. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical.  The team of technical experts at Canal have put together a short guide of points to consider…

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At Canal we have a wealth of experience and reputation for design innovation in supplying to the residential sector. Canal Architectural provides exceptional standards and high quality finishes every time. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality. We take on board all of your specification requirements to ensure that the finished…

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As we get closer to 2021 new staircase trends offer all the inspiration needed to reinvent your staircase design. Over the past year, homeowners, architects and designers have placed growing importance on bespoke, sustainable and elegant staircase design trends. The combination of classic and modern features, mixing styles and finishes into the staircase design is…

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At Canal Architectural we have over 30 years experience in designing bespoke metalwork solutions for the commercial sector. From high-end staircases to bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and public spaces including offices, universities, restaurants, theatres and retail outlets. Our greatest strength lies in turning your design brief into reality and we’ve supplied some unique metalwork…

Why choose a Cantilever staircase design

Why choose a cantilever staircase design? The Cantilever staircase is a truly unique piece of engineering and can create the biggest style statement and transform the interior of a property or internal space. So why is the Cantilever staircase design so revered? More than any other staircase design, the cantilever makes a style statement and…

Homeowners staircase design guide

Your staircase is the focal point your interior space and the place that links both people and spaces together. Not only should the design impact and complement your interior space but it should also be practical. The team of technical experts at Canal have created an essential staircase guide to advise you on all design…

Surface Design Show 2020

Canal Architectural are pleased to announce we’re exhibiting at the Surface Design Show from 11th-13th February 2020.  The Surface Design show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the very best in material innovation. The event will be taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington; visit Canal at showroom 332…

What are the parts of a staircase called (staircase terminology)

Staircases come in many different shapes, styles and sizes; however, the parts of the staircase are normally universal for each staircase. Each component has its own function whether it be an aesthetic design feature or important safety element each different part of a staircase has its own important role. When you are designing a staircase…

UK Staircase Regulations

A tailor made staircase is the structural masterpiece of a property or commercial space. The perfect design solution should incorporate all the elements of style, practicality and safety. A staircase design should not only look aesthetically pleasing but also be safe to use – that’s why it’s imperative your staircase complies with current building regulations….

What are balustrades?

What is a balustrade? Balustrades are rows of small columns below a railing commonly used for staircases and balconies. Historically they play a common part in architecture featuring most predominately being revived during the Italian Renaissance period.  Traditionally made from stone, in the modern age balustrades can be made from laser cut metals, glass or…

The Advantages of Using Glass In A Staircase

Choosing the material for your staircase can be a tough decision. The right choice can help to accentuate the most beautiful features of your space, illuminating the luxurious feel and texture of the staircase and enhancing the interior style you so carefully designed. The wrong choice can make your space feel claustrophobic, small and uncomfortable,…

Have you visited our London Showroom yet?

Sometimes it can be hard finding inspiration for your next architectural project. Perhaps you’ve got an idea for a grand, sweeping staircase you just can’t visualise or are considering adding a balcony to your upper floors? The Canal Architecture London Showroom is based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, full of beautiful and elegant samples of…

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…


Woodlawn

Canal Architectural were approached to manufacture a cantilever staircase as well as a bespoke internal balcony for a luxury residential property in Staffordshire.

The property owner worked closely with the Canal team to design a floating staircase for the two story bedroom. The structure was manufactured in mild steel with 13 timber treads added in White American Oak. Toughened laminated glass was added to the stair balustrade with a modern, brushed stainless steel handrail fitted. Lights along with a mood setting device were installed underneath the treads to achieve an artistic and creative finish. The final result was a simple ‘floating’ staircase structure that blended perfectly with the contemporary features of the property.

The homeowner also specified an upper internal balcony for another bedroom within the property. Steel box sections were added and manufactured in mild steel with glass infill panels incorporated into the design. The talented in-house project management team at Canal worked closely with the on-site contractors to ensure a smooth delivery and installation in line with current UK building regulations.

Call us Today

To discuss your next architectural project and to receive expert advice, please contact the Canal Architectural Team; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: +44 (0) 115 986 6321 or Email Us

Latest from the Blog

Staircase Hall Of Fame

The team at Canal Architectural have completed some of the most innovative and breath-taking staircase installations across the UK and overseas. Canal Architectural as part of Canal Engineering has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924. Our unsurpassed expertise in architectural metalwork forms part of everything we do…

Innovative Architectural Metalwork

Architects and designers are exploring unique ways to create innovative, structural installations achieved through architectural metalwork fabrication. The increased creativity and precision in metalwork fabrication means the most complex architectural designs can be brought to life. There are numerous ways to utilise bespoke architectural metalwork in both interior and exterior spaces including the use of…

Feature staircases for luxury apartments at BBC Television Building  

Canal Architectural were approached to supply and fit 14 feature staircases to the iconic BBC Television Building apartments. The Grade II listed building in White City, West London was recently converted into luxury apartments and penthouse suites. This first apartment staircase was manufactured in mild steel and featured folded steel plate treads, clad in timber….

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The Stables

Canal were approached to manufacture a bespoke, straight staircase for a residential property in Kent. The architect wanted to allow as much light in as possible to permeate throughout the property which meant incorporating extensive amounts of glass into the design. The specification required a contemporary steel staircase structure with glass balustrades and treads. The structure and handrails were manufactured in stainless steel and a satin polish finish was applied to provide a brushed appearance. Pig nose fixings were applied to the glass and stringer, which married up the initial welded fixings and held the glass panels in place.

The glass added a fascinating, reflective and visual look to to the structural centrepiece of the property. The final result was an elegant, staircase structure that complemented the interior of the contemporary property.

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