With the aim of converting it into living space for the developing town of Peterborough, GKL Developments acquired Varity House, a former office block and administration centre for Perkins Engines, last year.
The building now accommodates 97 two bedroom apartments, which have already been sold off-plan: this fast turn-around demonstrates the need to convert disused or older properties into living accommodation for Britain’s growing population.
GKL Developments specified Saniflo’s Kinedo Horizon cubicle for the new properties’ en-suite bathrooms. The 800 x 800 integrated cubicles complement the modern aesthetic of the apartments.
Developed to save on tiling, the cubicles eliminate dirty grout lines and the need to waterproof with silicone; the tray and interior glass panels have been designed to guarantee that there are no leaks.
Saniflo was on-hand to provide support throughout the installation. The technical team’s attentiveness impressed GKL; when one small item was delivered broken, an employee came out with an immediate replacement to ensure the project was not delayed.
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