General Works made better

What We Do: Damp, Dry Rot & Timber Treatment. Former Technical School

A Striking, Swindon Victorian Building

In Need of Loving Care

Shell and core refurbishment of Grade 2 Listed Victorian building that had been left derelict for 10 years. Leadwork to the roof had been stolen and water ingress had occurred over many years.

Control and eradication of extensive dry rot outbreak involving extensive lintel and joist replacement and box sash window refurbishment.

Complete renewal of roof coverings and leadwork - overhaul all facades, including brick repairs and replacements and repointing.  Construction of underground drainage system including rainwater attenuation tanks.

Client: Regent Circus Limited

Value: £1,512,000

Form of Contract: JCT Intermediate with Contractors Design 2011

Architect: Sweett Group

Structural Engineer: Rowntree Partnership

Start Date: 8 June 2015

Completion Date: 26 May 2016