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Case Studies

Bexley Magistrates Court

Works completed:     Summer 2018
Type of client:    Government
Duration of works:   12 weeks
Value of works:   Value of works: £135,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services were employed to replace windows over a 12 week programme.  We set up a programme of works allowing the Court staff to be relocated for the duration whilst works took place on their side of the building.  Some areas of Court needed to remain functional thorough-out the duration of the works and thus their windows were replaced over the weekend with internal repairs being completed around their furniture and rooms being cleaned prior to them returning to work on Monday mornings.

 

  • To attend site to undertake full survey to acquire exact measurements to order glazing units.
  • To erect appropriate scaffold in four phases to suit the programme and set up safe site

  • To remove and dispose of from site all external window & 1 door to probation area of Court as per drawings

  • To supply and fit new windows, 2 doors & roofing in PPC grey double glazed aluminium

  • To replace lead flashing to newly installed glazing units.

  • To make good internally, including cover trims internally and mastic pointing externally

  • To strike scaffold in phases when windows have been replaced

  • To install new blinds in offices 6 and 7

  • To clear site of all rubbish and leave clean and tidy

Mitie – Lewes Crown Court

Works completed:     September 2018

Type of client:    Local Authority

Duration of works:   6 months

Value of works:   Value of works: £65,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Window Refurbishment Works

  • To erect a scaffolding approx 70m along the front of the building
  • To carry out window frame and sash window replacement works and repair / splicing works to the 17 no front area 1st floor windows due to rotting timbers and weathering.
  • To carry out repairs and replacement works with the heritage team and client as instructed due to the building being grade 2 listed.

 

BT Superhubs (Faraday Building, Columbo House and Colindale House)

Works completed:     August 2018

Type of client:    Emcor – Projects

Duration of works:   9 months

Value of works:   Value of works: £475,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services were employed to facilitate the construction of new high specification secure rooms to contain new electrical and mechanical equipment to allow the upgrade of existing services for BT. Knightsbridge were also tasked with carrying out other works such as, install of new glazing, new vinyl flooring, ceiling installation, decoration and fire stopping as per specification.

The project was under intense pressure to meet deadlines from the outset in order to allow BT to power on their equipment on time. All works were completed in a timely manner to allow practical completion to be obtained and critical power on dates to be met

Mitie – Royal Courts of Justice Strand London WC2A 2LL

Works completed:     August 2018

Type of client:    Local Authority

Duration of works:   3 months

Value of works:   Value of works: £94,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Thomas More Building Security Access Control Fire Door Replacement Project

  • Site set up and storage container delivered to site for the duration of the project.
  • To remove 44 no existing double door sets and replace with new complete door sets including frames, door furniture and decorating works.
  • To liaise with the security access control team for the lock mechanisms

Virgin Atlantic Terminal 3 Clubhouse

Works completed:     July 2018

Type of client:    CBRE Projects

Duration of works:   4 weeks (nights)

Value of works:   Value of works: £23,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services were employed to facilitate the construction of new roof decking.

Works included the following: –

  • Temporarily relocate existing planter
  • Strip out/dispose of existing paving slab
  • Strip and dispose of base structure
  • Clean and prepare surface
  • To supply/install new High Density Composite decking
  • Reinstate existing platers and clad with composite materials.

Bletchley Driving Test Centre – Milton Keynes

Works completed:     June – July 2018

Type of client:    Driving Standards Agency

Duration of works:   6 weeks

Value of works:   Value of works: £120,000.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services recently completed a full office refurbishment including internal decorations and replacement flooring.  A newly designed kitchen installation, toilets to be upgraded with new hand-dryers and extractor fans, splash backs and vinyl flooring with cap and coving.

External works included re-pointing the chimney stack and exterior decorations.  A general tidy up of the trees and shrubs in surrounding areas.  Removal of 2no grass verges in car park to increase the overall car park area, with new tarmac and line marking to the larger car park area created.

Thames Water – Crossness STW

Works completed:     June 2018

Type of client:    Facilities

Duration of works:   16 weeks

Value of works:   Value of works: £300,000.00 (Approx.) / Final Order Value:  £400,000.00 (Approx)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services recently completed a full fabric refurbishment at Thames Water Crossness STW at Thamesmead, following extensive fire damage to its Maintenance building.

Although the works needed us to work to a tight deadline, it also required us to remain flexible in our approach and adapt to specification changes as we progressed.

With the construction of block work walls over two levels, the forming of several stud walls, fitting out offices, changing rooms, welfare facilities and a large warehouse we had our work cut out for us.

All suspended ceilings, doors, flooring replaced with full decorations throughout to name a few compounded by an  increased workload, we still completed on the deadline set whilst maintaining the exacting standards.

Virgin Atlantic Heathrow Hanger Fit Out

Works completed:     June 2018

Type of client:    CBRE – Projects

Duration of works:   3 months (2 phases)

Value of works:   Value of works: £223,000 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Knightsbridge Property Services were employed to facilitate the extension of existing store area, refurbishment of staff facilities.

Works included the following: –

Strip out of redundant fixture and walls, construction of new walls, installation of new toilet block, installation of cubicle systems, new shower rooms, new flooring, ceilings and decoration works.

Tunbury Primary School – Carpet Works

Works completed:     May 2018

Type of client:    Local Authority Amey Kent

Duration of works:   1 week

Value of works:   Value of works: £12,558.00 (Approx.)

Description of works:

Remove all  water damaged carpet to all class rooms including matting by doors and disposed them at a waste management centre supplied new carpet and entrance matting as per spec from the client