As is common in this environment, the challenge was to leave minimal trace of temporary access upon completion of the works to the hotel exterior façade. To reduce the need for scaffold ties, buttress bays and bracing was utilised. However, when scaffold ties needed installing, they were designed to be fixed into the mortar beds.
The customised loading bay incurred careful design consideration. With the arrangement being supported off the existing roof using a combination of pre-fabricated lattice beams and inverted roof saddles.