Free standing stair above stair 1

These modern “U” shaped centre string stairs (stair above stair) are made from Eastern Mahogany. The clients didn’t want any fixing to the floor nor did they want any vertical uprights supporting the glass balustrade. To achieve this, fixings points were installed in the walls at frame stage. The treads and landings have been individually joined and sandwiched to highlight the end grain and finished 65mm thick. The technique used in the fixing of the treads have been has been done so to conceal any visible fixings. These design detail features, allow the ‘visual’ of the grain in the treads to flourish. Each staircase has three flights with two quarter space landings. The balustrade on this stair is 12mm toughened glass side mounted to the treadswith solid stainless steel patch fittings. While on the upper floor a glass is installed into a fascia. The glass is capped with a timber handrail.

Stair materials

Specifications: Open stair; Centre Carriage Cut String; Treads with 30mm nosing square projection; The Material used are: Treads ex 38mm (Laminated to finish 65mm Thick) Eastern Mahogany ; Landings ex 38mm (Laminated to finish 65mm Thick with expansion joists).

Balustrade materials

Specifications:  Modern Glass balustrade 12mm toughened glass; side mounted to the treads with 50mm solid stainless steel patch fittings. With ex 70x38mm timber handrail.