• Refurbishment of Unity PRC Houses, Haughley and Stowmarket

    Client: Mid Suffolk District Council
    Value: £650,000
    Our services: Survey and Repair / Structural Engineering

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    Refurbishment of 11 no. Unity properties, including repairs to exposed concrete components, new roofing and windows, Decent Homes internal improvements and application of new external wall insulated render system.

    Our pre-contract services included:

    • Site inspection of properties to ascertain current structural condition and to identify any visual defects
    • Liaison with the council to confirm overall scope of proposed works
    • Preparation of schedule of rates contract, specifications and drawings
    • Compiling and submitting the Planning and Building Regulations applications
    • Preparing and issuing seven Party Wall Notices
    • Negotiating the contract sum with the framework contractor

    Our post-contract services included:

    • Contract administration
    • Part-time inspections during the contract period and at the end of the defects period
    • Principal Designer duties (Quantity Surveyor and Clerk of Works duties undertaken by Mid Suffolk District Council for the duration of the contract)