Base Building Consultancy were instructed by Rendall & Rittner to prepare a specification of works relating to the External Repairs & Decorations required to both Wollaton House and Newstead House on the Angel School Estate in Islington.
The Angel School Estate, comprises a mixture of freehold and leasehold properties, throughout the estate. Wollaton House comprises a converted school building comprising 35 Flats, and Newton House comprise a purpose built block of 25 Flats. Other parts of the estate comprise Town Houses, located on Batchelor Street, and Ritchie Street. A further small block of flats is located within the estate, namely the Lodge.
Base Building Consultancy carried out a detailed survey of the premises identifying any problems or defects throughout the estate. A detailed Specification for the External Repairs and Decorations was prepared with general works including local repairs to brickwork, joinery, glazing, roof coverings, gutters, lead flashingss, decorations and external landscaping works.
The Specification was tendered and a suitable contractor was selected and appointed on behalf the board. The works were monitored on site to ensure the contractor was complying with specification. Monthly progress meetings were held with the contractor, and monthly valuations and payment certificates were arranged and issued to the contractor and the managing agent for payment.
A snagging list was prepared and a final end of defects carried out after 6 months of completion date. Base Building Consultancy also provided the CDM Co-ordination for the project.
Base Building Consultancy has vast experience in preparing specifications of work for external repairs and decorations projects on both residential and commercial properties. We understand that to successfully undertake works of this nature, clear lines of communication are essential, and to achieve this one of Base Building Consultancy’s Directors always leads the design and supervision team.