DETAILED REDEVELOPMENT INVESTIGATIONS WERE CARRIED OUT BY A CONSULTANT TEAM LED BY CHARTERED ENGINEERS.
A MASSIVE REBUILD/ REFURBISHMENT PROGRAMME COMMENCED WHICH CONSISTED OF THE FOLLOWING:
The original roof was removed completely and replaced with a new insulated warm roof construction which included a Soprema roof covering, fall restraint system and appropriate lightening protection.
All of the external walls and windows were replaced with a mixture of traditional masonary construction with insulated cavity walls and external wall insulation. Appropriate fire stopping was installed to all walls and floors. The existing timber framed penthouses were removed and replaced with traditional masonary construction with insulated cavity walls and new warm roof construction.
All internal finishes and joinery were replaced. The existing partitions were replaced and strengthened. All plasterboard and joinery, including doors were renewed. Fully-fitted bathrooms and kitchens were installed including new fridge-freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, ovens, hobs and extractor fans.
All original footpaths, roads and car parking were removed and re-laid. A full hard and soft landscaping scheme using quality contemporary materials was designed by landscape architects.
All of the original systems within the apartments and common areas were renewed. The mechanical and electrical installations within the apartments were completely replaced including new gas boilers, radiators, fans, wiring, pipework, control valves and gas isolation valves. New fire detections systems, emergency lighting, automatic smoke ventilation and firefighting equipment have been installed throughout.