Commercial Properties

« Back to Case Studies

CDC Thorpe Way Depot, Banbury

Project Particulars
  • Client: Cherwell District Council
  • Value: £625,000
Project Complexities
  • The project is being undertaken in three stages to enable the Client - CDC - to continue normal operational activities at the Depot. Each stage involves a separate building or area that will be vacated before 'hand-over' to Art Contracts as a secure area, out of bounds to all except the Art Contract's bona-fide staff.
Innovation/Sustainable Solutions:
  • Low energy lighting
  • New Biomass boiler and associated
  • Process plant
  • UPVC double glazing
Scope of Works

The works involve the external and internal refurbishment of two existing industrial buildings, and the demolition of a third, a single storey office block, on the site of Cherwell District Council's Thorpe Lane Depot in Banbury, including:

  • Set up Site / Isolate Services
  • Asbestos Removal & Air test
  • Demolition / Strip Out
  • New Internal Blockwork
  • Dry Lining / Stud Partitions
  • Carpenter / Plumber / Electrician – 1st Fix
  • Remove Existing Roof & Vertical Cladding
  • New Roof & Vertical Cladding
  • External Windows & Doors
  • Plasterwork / Screeding
  • Carpenter / Plumber / Electrician – 2nd Fix
  • Suspended Ceilings
  • Final Fixing – All Trades
  • Decoration
  • Floor Finishes
  • New Biomass boiler and associated process plant and instrumentation, etc.

Rybrook Rolls Royce/McLaren Showroom

Project Particulars
  • Client: MCS Group
  • Value: £170,000
  • Duration: 10 weeks
Scope of Works
  • Design & build of the roofing works, including:
  • Provision of access and safety netting
  • Installation of Tac Tray 90 structural decking system.
  • Marley Eternit Thru-tone roofing slates.
  • Structural roof deck with cut to falls insulation
  • EPDM flat roofing system.
  • Bespoke carpentry works to form dorma roofs
  • Fascia, soffit & rainwater goodsainage & inspection chambers
Elstree Business Centre, Borehamwood

Elstree Business Centre, Borehamwood

Project Particulars
  • Client: Modwen Developments PLC
  • Architect: DND Core
  • Form of contract: JCT Design & Build 2005
  • Value: £484,000
  • Duration: 40 weeks
Scope of Works
  • External refurbishment of the building envelope including:
  • Demolition works to existing building signage
  • Builders works consisting of brickwork, door and window alterations
  • Conversion of the flat roof to a pitched roof utilising a bespoke galvanised steel support system
  • Trapezoidal roof coverings and translucent roof lights
  • Upgrade of insulation
  • Lightning protection modifications
  • Flat roof renewals
  • New gutter system and down-pipes
  • Ground work modifications including new storm water drainage & inspection chambers
Tesco Express, Blidworth

Tesco Express, Blidworth

Project Particulars
  • Client: Tesco
  • Architect: Archer Architects
  • Form of contract: JCT Minor works 1998
  • Value: £70,000
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Scope of Works
  • Erection of pre-engineered galvanized steel roof support structure
  • Kingspan KS1000RT (80mm core) composite roofing sheets in tile effect finish
  • Eaves, ridge, hip, valley and verge detailing
  • Bespoke Aluminium fascia and soffit system
  • Aluminum Rainwater goods