London Barrier Hire
TCVB concrete safety barriers installation The Shard, London
MSM Block Hire was asked to supply The Shard, a London hotel in Southwark, London with TCVB concrete safety barriers.
The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London is a very popular tourist site, and after the horrific events of June 2017 needed to show it’s unbreakable spirit by visually showing anti-terror measures but keeping it’s unique modern appearance by hiring bespoke blocks from MSM Hire Ltd.
The installation – prompted by a terrorist attack in June that left five dead and nearly 50 injured when a van mowed down victims on the bridge – is complemented by the team at MSM Hire’s intuitive thinking to provide & install bespoke personalised/ Bespoke concrete safety barriers painted black so as not to over power the ultra modern surroundings of The Shard designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano.
By painting the concrete safety barriers black they are infused within the hotel’s surrounds but don’t scare or obstruct the buildings designs, but still keeping the staff and guests safe.
The use of concrete blocks shows that The Shard have incorporated effective anti-terrorist features which offer public reassurance.