Royal Albert Hall Loop Engineering

Royal Albert Hall, London – Masterplan projects & Resident Engineer role

Loop Engineering have been entrusted with the technical support role on this landmark building and a home to world famous music concerts and performances.

Loop Engineering is involved in the construction of a new two story South-West basement project as well as a series of Masterplan projects, namely:

  • Existing steam heating system replacement including the 3MW boilers and entire low temperature hot water replacement
  • Displacement cooling to the upper tiers to improve the spectators’ comfort and experience
  • North Circle Bar refurbishment to host up to 160 people

Apart from these capital projects Loop Engineering acts for Royal Albert Hall as Resident Engineer responsible for modifications to existing MEP services to accommodate various shows and constantly changing requirements of the staff and businesses (bars, restaurant and retail) occupying the building.

This appointment is a great achievement for Loop Engineering which shows client’s trust in our engineering skills and capacity. At the same time it is a challenge for our engineers as working on a grate II building in such a confined part of the city comes with various difficulties.

Originally, Royal Albert Hall was designed by civil engineers Captain Francis Fowke and Major-General Henry Y.D. Scott of the Royal Engineers and built by Lucas Brothers. It was opened by Queen Victoria in 1871, its capacity reaches up to over 5,200 seats.

Crown Lodge Residential Leisure Centre London

Crown Lodge Residential Leisure Centre – London

Loop Engineering were appointed to undertake a technical survey for a communal swimming pool at Crown Lodge Residential Leisure Centre in London. Current operation of the swimming pool systems has been analysed and Loop identified potential enhancements to the existing systems that would improve their energy consumption and efficiency to minimize the running costs of the pool.

Works included:

  • Pool hall ventilation system
  • Gas fired boilers and pool water treatment system
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NUS 275 Grays Inn Road, London

Loop Engineering have been appointed for the Mechanical, Electrical, Public Health, Acoustic, Fire Engineering and Vertical transportation duties for the National Union of Students’ new London office in Grays Inn Road.


Works included:

  • complete refurbishment of an existing building (Lower Ground to 4th Floor)
  • construction of an additional 5th floor
  • construction of new plant area
  • Targeting BREEAM Excellent
13 Bishopswood Road

13 Bishopswood Road, London

A project undertaken for Highgate School in London, converting an existing 5 story residential property configured as flats and used as staff accommodation, into a 2 bedroom Lower ground floor flat, two 3 bedroom maisonettes and a 5 bedroom house. The project included extending the building on two sides and converting the loft space.


Our appointment was subsequently extended to produce detailed design information for the contractor.

Works included:

  • reviewing contractors proposals
  • site supervision
  • prepare Performance Design specification and drawings
  • utility negotiation
  • produce detailed design information for the contractor
health clubs lighting design loop engineering

Health clubs in UK and Europe

Design of services and site supervision for new health clubs in the UK (Bromley, Moorgate, Southville) and feature lighting design for European clubs (Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Berlin and Koln).

handpicked hotels

Handpicked Hotels

Electrical design of new wireless fire alarm system for Grade 1 listed premises. Design of feature lighting for entrance areas and fire alarm replacements.