A1 Flues
A1 Flues

Case Studies

National Library of Scotland

A1 Flue Systems manufactured and installed a flue systems for an Evomod condensing boiler at the National Library of Scotland, which is on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh.

Cerium Building, Glasgow

As part of the refurbishment of the landmark Cerium Building in Glasgow, A1 Flue Systems was tasked to connect to three 100mm-diameter condensing boilers and a 130mm-diameter water heater.

Eclipse Blinds, Glasgow

We connected a new Spencer air handling unit through eight 400mm-diameter couplings, rising to a cross-branch with flanged access doors, then horizontally to a main header system – with incremental increases in diameter to 900mm

Intergenerational Community Campus, Jedburgh

A1 Flue Systems was contracted to connect to triple 300mm-diameter Hoval UltraGas condensing boilers at the Intergenerational Community Campus (ICC) in Jedburgh - which has brought together three schools into a single £32 million facility

Library of Birmingham

The library’s central flue system had been badly damaged by an explosion. Investigations showed that the entire flue system serving the CHP unit would have to be replaced. 

Royal Arsenal Energy Centre

Vital Energi brought in A1 Flue Systems to manufacture, deliver and install boiler and CHP flues at Royal Arsenal Energy Centre.

Grand Central Hotel Belfast

A1 designed an 80m tall chimney system for the outside of Hastings Hotels' Grand Central Hotel in Belfast - which is a nod to a famous old Victorian hotel in the city. 

Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Duchess Stand project involved the connection to three existing pressure jet boilers, each rising into a 500mm-diameter sub-header system, running horizontally to connect into a main 1000mm square duct fan dilution system.

Devon County Hall

A1 Flue Systems was commissioned to fit boiler flues, a CHP flue and standby generator flues at Devon County Hall by main contractor, Mitie Technical.

Bank of England Print Works

This project involved the replacement of two kitchen water heater flues. Hot water supply must be maintained at all times, so removal and installation had to be phased, taking down and replacing the flues one at a time.

Essex Brewery

A1 Flues was commissioned by DPC Plumbing & Heating to manufacture and install a flue system for two 80mm-diameter CHP units at this major new housing project in Walthamstow, East London.

Chester Zoo

The unsung hero of Monsoon Forest at Chester Zoo is the central heating and power (CHP) plant with A1 flues that generates the consistent heat required to maintain the tropical climate of South East Asia.

Hendon Waterside

Hendon Waterside is a flagship housing regeneration development by Barratt London. More than 2,000 dwellings are scheduled: a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroomed units, plus a host of community facilities.

Coventry University

A1 Flue Systems has installed two condensing gas boilers - and a further two heat and power cogeneration units - for a new low-carbon energy centre at Coventry University.

Kings Cross T1 Development

A1 Flue Systems were contracted by Vital Energi, the company responsible for delivering a sustainable energy supply for the new 67 acre King's Cross T1 Development, in central London

Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building at 122 Leadenhall Street in London is a 610,000 sq ft office tower that is 736 ft (224m) tall. It's a joint venture between British Land and Oxford Properties that was designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners...

Heygate Energy Centre

Flue systems were required for a dozen gas-fired boilers and two combined heat and power units, located over two floors of the building in the Elephant & Castle area of Southwark.

Carisbrooke College

Carisbrooke College on the Isle of Wight is undergoing extensive renovations and redevelopment and A1 Flues has installed a 200mm diameter central flue for two condensing boilers.

HMP Stocken

A1 Flue Systems installs a 2600mm windshield to the external chimney tower provision of new dual fuel boilers located in the main CHP unit, and various modifications to ducting and pipe work in the central boiler house at HMP Stocken.

Old Market Hall - Ashton Market

A1 Flue Systems was appointed to provide a natural ventilation installation, a new boiler and a combined heat and power flue system.

City Road Basin

The new City Road Basin scheme in London’s Islington is a high-density residential and commercial development.  For this project we had to design a special hinged mechanism for the flue system.

University of Bath

A1 Flue Systems was brought in by NG Bailey to help to renew the University of Bath's energy centre. 

East Lothian Community Hospital

East Lothian Community Hospital is a four-year project, started in 2016, has an approved budget of £70 million – the largest of its kind in Scotland.

Birmingham New Street Station

Stephenson Tower was demolished as part of the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street Station, and so alternative arrangements had to be made for the boiler flues - with a temporary flue system.

St Pancras Chambers

A1 Flue Systems removed all the old linings using specialist rope access team to abseil the interior of the chimney to remove old cast iron linings and replace with our specially manufactured stainless steel liners.

Manchester Co-Operative Head Office

A1 Flue Systems were appointed by integrated mechanical and electrical building services provider Rotary North West to specify the chimney and flue system for this 15 storey building which comprises of 325,000 sq ft of open plan office and support space.

20 Fenchurch Street

20 Fenchurch Street - better known as "the walkie-talkie" for its unusual shape has had four boiler flue systems. A fifth boiler flue has also been installed in order to "future proof" the installation against demands for an increase in capacity.

Twickenham Stadium

A1 Flue Systems has completed a project on Twickenham Stadium in London - which is the home of England Rugby and with a seating capacity for 82,000 spectators, making it the largest dedicated Rugby venue in the world.

Moy Park

Moy Park’s upgrading of its facilities in Anwick is part of a significant ongoing capital investment programme aimed at increasing output efficiency and furthering health and safety.

Old Street Yard

Old Street Yard was a challenging project, typified by the need to install vertical risers on the exterior of the building after we had completed internal horizontal works.

Greenwich Wharf

This is the latest phase of mixed-tenure apartments at the River Gardens in London’s Royal Greenwich. It's on a 12-acre landscaped site with 300 metres of frontage along the widest part of the River Thames.

Macallan Distillery

As well as looking extraordinary, the new Macallan distillery was unusual in the fact that we worked with three separate contractors at different stages.

London Development Project

The London Development Project is a new £359 million European headquarters for global investment bank Goldman Sachs.

The Shard

The Shard at London Bridge Quarter is London's newest skyscraper building standing 309.6meters high. The tower has 72 habitable floors, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck - the UK's highest - on the 72nd floor, at a height of 245...

London City Island

London City Island, an EcoWorld and Ballymore Group scheme, includes 1,700 apartments, shops, restaurants, bars, a private residents’ club, health facilities, a school and waterside parks.