Mum’s the word

Keeping the sound down in Canary Wharf

· Credit: CG Archard

As was hammered home during the war, careless talk costs lives. Exchange the last word for ‘profits’ and you may have a reason as to why the reception lobbies in KPF’s new 130m high 25 Churchill Place commercial development in Canary Wharf have been kitted out in Knauf Apertura  perforated acoustic panels. And when the next financial meltdown occurs, fired bankers can rest assured that Knauf’s fire rated Shaftwall on the escape staircases should see them and their boxes delivered safely to the exits and into the arms of incensed taxpayers.