Helical Staircase

Helical Staircase

Client: Staffordshire University
Main contractor: Vinci Construction UK
Project: Architectural Metalworks
Approx value: ~£250,000
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Duration: 12 months
Completed: October 2021
Details: Vinci were awarded Staffordshire University’s £40 million flagship building back in 2019. Morris Fabrications Ltd were awarded the metalwork package, as well as the prestigious feature helical staircase.

Works included;

  • Feature helical staircase with solid curved plate balustrade (clear ppc tint lacquer finish), plus rolled stainless steel handrail
  • Vertical infill flat bar balustrade to mezzanine floor edges/voids
  • Internal access ladders
  • Plant steelwork and decking (open grille)
  • Back of House steel stairs/utility stairs
  • Key clamp galvanised balustrade
  • Steel bulkheads for partitions
  • Various secondary steelworks

The feature staircase design, fabrication and installation stages were not without their challenges, but with our can-do attitude, strong leadership and close working with various engineers, designers and specialists we completed the project on time and to budget – an absolutely show-stopping staircase was the end result.