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Key Details

Gunning London delivered Phase 1 of the external and internal refurbishment of this prestigious, purpose-built Edwardian mansion block, requiring sympathetic repairs in keeping with the age and style of the building.

The works included :

  • fully independent access scaffolding
  • ‘Repaircare’ resin window repairs and traditional timber repairs
  • extensive masonry repairs including renewal of the Portland stone
  • balustrades and a complete Doff cleaning of the stone facade
  • re-siting of the external parts of the air conditioning system to coordinate
    with the roof repairs
  • roof repairs using a proprietary ‘Alamasc’ system, incorporating insulation and a 40-year warranty
  • extensive new lead-work and cleaning of the existing lead-work
  • full redecoration including gold leaf detailing to the balustrades
  • internal refurbishment and redecoration of the staircase, bespoke manufactured carpets, wallpaper and paints by Farrow & Ball

A high volume of repairs were delivered within a tight, 20-week programme schedule; detailed surveying and scheduling was undertaken for all repairs.

  • A full-time Site Manager was allocated for the entire contract duration to
    co-ordinate on site and liaise with building users.
  • Short-term flexible programme planning and weekly contract project
    meetings ensured maximum accuracy.
  • Complex co-ordination of multiple trades was required for efficient

CLIENT – Watts Group plc

PROJECT – External and Internal Refurbishment and Redecoration

DURATION / COMPLETION – 20 weeks / December 2019


ORGANISATIONS ROLE – Principal Contractor