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48 Myrdle Street, Poplar, London, E1

Base Building Consultancy were contacted by Y & Y Management to prepare a specification of works in relation to the external repairs and decoration to 48 Myrdle Street.

London Buddhist Centre, Roman Road, London, E2

Base Building Consultancy were instructed by The London Buddhist Centre to produce a specification of works in relation to the external repairs and decorations to the London Buddhist Centre in Bethnal Green. The London Buddhist Centre is a six storey Grade II listed Victorian building and is located in the Globe Road conservation area.  The storeys are arranged over basement and five upper floors. The client also wished to address issues with roof leaks and repairs to the chimney stacks.  Generally works included local repairs to brickwork, joinery, glazing, roof coverings, gutters, lead flashings, ironmongery and decorations. Base Building Consultancy has vast experience in…

216-263 Wilmot Street, London, E2

Base Building Consultancy were instructed by Rendall & Rittner to inspect the condition of the existing flat roof to 216-263 Wilmot Street and provide recommendations in regard to the repair or replacement of the roof. 216 to 263 Wilmot Street comprises of a Victorian private residential block of 48 flats constructed in the 1850’s. The block extends over five storeys and is constructed in a traditional manner using solid load bearing brickwork ranging from 215mm to 330mm thick brickwork for the external walls. The client wished to procure a high quality and durable external waterproof roof finish, and to carry out…

City Point, The Apex, 59 Bunhill Row, EC1Y

Base Building Consultancy were contacted by Firstport Property Services to inspect the condition of the existing flat roof to City Point, The Apex, 59 Bunhill Row in Old Street and provide recommendations in regard to repair or replacement of the roof. The Client also sought to improve access arrangements through the installation of a new access hatch and CAT ladder to the roof. 59 Bunhill Row comprises a block of residential flats located in the centre of London. The block is ‘L’ shaped is located on the corner of Bunhill Row and Featherstone Street. The Client wanted to address issues with the two…

Wollaton & Newstead House, London, Islington, N1

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…

Macaulay Court, Macaulay Road, London, SW4

Base Building consultancy were contacted by Rendall & Rittner to prepare a specification of works relating to the External Repairs and Decorations required to Macaulay Court in Clapham. Macaulay Court comprises of a purpose built private residential block of 29 flats constructed in the 1920’s.  The block extends over five storeys and is concrete framed with a mixture of rendered finishes to the upper floors and exposed brickwork walls to the lower floors. Base Building Consultancy carried out a detailed survey of the premises identifying any problems or defects throughout the estate. The Client wished to address several issues with…

Pump House Estate, Renforth Street, London, SE16

Base Building Consultancy were instructed by Rendall & Rittner to prepare a specification of works relating to external repairs and decorations required at Pump House, Renforth Street. The premises comprise a number of separate residential leasehold properties within the Pump House Estate surrounding a cobbled car parking courtyard area. Generally works included local repairs to brickwork, joinery, roof coverings, gutters, lead flashings and decorations. A specific defect that was identified to be remedied, was surface water leaking into the below ground car park through the courtyard slab. Base Building Consultancy has vast experience in preparing specifications of work for external…

1-180 Wilmot Street, London, E2 0BU

Base Building Consultancy were contacted by Rendall & Rittner to investigate the options available to remedy defective windows at 1-180 Wilmot Street, which comprise two separate blocks of privately owned leasehold flats. Panes of glass had been falling out of casement windows creating severe health and safety issues. Via consultation meetings with Rendell & Rittner and the Freeholder (the Residents Committee members) Repair vs Replacement was considered and the latter was chosen as the preferred option. Base Building Consultancy are well experienced in preparing planning applications and planning and monitoring large projects. Having such knowledge enabled us to advise on…

The Windmill, Chiswick, London, W4

Base Building Consultancy were instructed to inspect the condition of the existing flat roof to a residential block of flats and provide recommendations in regard to the repair or replacement of the roof. Base Building Consultancy recommend a Liquid Plastic overlay system incorporating rigid roof insulation to bring the thermal performance of the roof to modern day standards. The residents to block also wanted access to the roof so they could use this as a communal area. Rubber matting was laid over the new roof membrane in order to protect the new roof covering. Base Building Consultancy prepared detailed specification…