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Aiming high: Bespoke hardware lifts the look at Centre Point Tower

Samuel Heath's bespoke door fittings and ironmongery take their inspiration from the strong geometric patterns of the iconic London landmark's concrete honeycomb facade

In association with
Centre Point Tower reinvented for the 21st century: Conran + Partners' new scheme includes change of use from office to 82 high-end residential apartments.
Centre Point Tower reinvented for the 21st century: Conran + Partners' new scheme includes change of use from office to 82 high-end residential apartments. Credit: Image courtesy of Almacantar.

Architectural hardware specialist Samuel Heath has joined forces with architects Conran + Partners to design a suite of bespoke door fittings for the redevelopment of Centre Point Tower, one of London’s most iconic buildings.

The Grade II listed landmark tower was designed by architects R Seifert and Partners in the 1960s for developer Harry Hyman, who wanted to create a thriving London landmark. The current refurbishment is due to complete in 2019 and forms a key part of the overhaul of the surrounding Tottenham Court Road area and a wider scheme to regenerate the adjacent Centre Point buildings with the creation of a new public square at its base. 

Conran + Partners selected Samuel Heath to collaborate on the design and manufacture of the fittings, developing co-ordinating hardware that included handles for the main entrance and interior doors, escutcheons, thumb turns and releases, pull handles, flush pulls, wardrobe pulls and shower door handles.

The bespoke levers and handles reference Centre Point Tower’s strong geometric patterns, enhancing the sense of place while providing a luxurious feel. The company's ability to produce rapid prototypes and metal prototypes provided feedback at key stages, allowing the design team to appreciate how the products would look and feel before they went into production.

Samuel Heath hardware now features in 82 luxury apartments, as well as the common areas throughout, and was instrumental in achieving the retro-contemporary feel envisioned for the building’s interiors.

  • Samuel Heath's bespoke door fittings at London's Centre Point Tower reference the strong geometrics of the architecture with an added touch of glamour.
    Samuel Heath's bespoke door fittings at London's Centre Point Tower reference the strong geometrics of the architecture with an added touch of glamour.
  • Samuel Heath bespoke door furniture has been fitted in 82 apartments and throughout the communal areas of the new-look Centre Point Tower.
    Samuel Heath bespoke door furniture has been fitted in 82 apartments and throughout the communal areas of the new-look Centre Point Tower.
  • Bespoke levers and handles are key elements in the retro-contemporary style of Centre Point Tower's refurbished interiors.
    Bespoke levers and handles are key elements in the retro-contemporary style of Centre Point Tower's refurbished interiors.
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