Before and After

Here are some before and after pictures displaying our expert on-site welding and polishing. This particular project features a mirror polished finish.

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If you are interested in a bespoke staircase, please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. department who will be happy to provide you with a competitive quotation.

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SS 815 - Finished Photos

This stylish helical staircase provides access to an underground swimming pool area in a luxury London home. Finished in marine-grade stainless steel and toughened glass, it is part of Spiral's "G Finn" range.

Check out some of the finished photos below!

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If you are interested in a similar staircase for a domestic project, please contact our sales department who will be happy to provide you with a competitive quotation.

by Ryan Tierney

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Sudbrooke Road - Finished Photos

This stunning domestic staircase was recently completed for a project in London. Featuring black American walnut handrails and treads, toughened glass balustrading and painted mild steel stringers, this stair provides access between the ground floor and basement level.

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The "Twin Pin" design gives the affect of a floating staircase and is a popular choice within the domestic market. If you are interested in a similar staircase for a domestic project, please contact out sales department who will be happy to provide a competitive quotation.

by Ryan Tierney

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SS 860 - 10 Portman Square

Spiral Staircase Systems recently completed this stair for an office space jointly occupied by Aramco Overseas Company UK Ltd & Saudi Petroleum Overseas Ltd.

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Located in the prestigious 10 Portman Square building this single flight elliptical stair features satin polished stainless steel stringers and handrails, low iron glass balustrading and marble treads.

It provides a central access between floors for staff and clients in Aramco's new London offices.

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SS 846 - Skype HQ London

Spiral Staircase Systems are pleased to release finished images of the feature helical stair at Skype's London HQ in Waterhouse Square. Anomalously posted here back in 2012 the completed stair is a major focal point of the office.

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Working closely with TP Bennett Spiral Staircase Systems designed, fabricated and installed this double flight staircase for ISG's fit out of the office building in Holborn. Read ISG's Article on the project here.

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The London Skype HQ joins the ranks of cutting edge tech company offices. 8 Famous Technology Company HQ.

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Check out the review and a video of the office on the Skype Blog, Skype Celebrates its New London Office Opening.

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Iconic Staircases #04 - The Vatican Museum - Giuseppe Momo

This huge double-helix staircase is situated in the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City State. It may also be known as the "Momo Staircase" or the "Snail Staircase" and is one of the most photographed in the world as well as being one of the most beautiful and ornate.

It is often wrongly attributed to Donato Bramante, but was actually designed by the Italian architect Giuseppe Momo in 1932.

The stair is in two separated helix's which twist together to form a double helix, This formation would come to represent life later, in 1952 when the DNA Double Helix was discovered. Above the stair, a huge canopy provides light to illuminate the treads and ornate bronze balustrading. Here are a few sketches and photos of the iconic staircase.

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by Ryan Tierney

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Maresfield Gardens - Finished Photos

This Triple flight helical staircase is one of the many elegant features in this large north London home. Constructed in satin polished stainless steel with toughened glass balustrade, it slightly differs from the preliminary renders featured here on our blog back in February.

Spiral worked closely with Melissa Robinson from MW Architects to design the staircase to the exact specification that was required. These are the professional photos of the finished staircase.

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by Ryan Tierney

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3D Printed Staircase No. 2 - Triple Flight Dog-Leg Stair

For our second 3D print we have printed a triple flight dog-leg stair at 1:40 scale. Printed in ABS on a Fortus 3D printer, each flight took around 20 hours to print and features 1.5mm handrail and 1.2mm glass panels. The whole model is mounted on transparent acrylic and stands around 40cm tall, with laser etched human profiles to give a sense of scale.

This model was printed on its side using the Fortus 250mc printer which uses FDM technology, printing horizontally reduces build time and helps make the small features stronger. This model was more complicated than our first 3D print and took over 60 hours to build.

This is the CAD model of the stair that was sent to the 3D printer and laser cutter.

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These are some of the photos of the finished model.

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by Henry Challis & Ryan Tierney

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