Three mirrored blocks at Wellington Close, Walton-On-Thames consist of a ten-storey high-rise with adjoining two-storey low-rise, the blocks were originally built in the 1960’s and their construction consists of a concrete frame with curtain wall and brick infills. The three towers are freehold owned and accommodate a total of 132 two-bedroom apartments providing affordable living within the local area of Walton-On-Thames.
The new high quality and non-combustible overcladding system will thermally upgrade the building helping to retain heat during winter cold spells and keep the building cool during summer hot spells this is in addition to providing a modern aesthetically pleasing “brand new” appearance.
Primary support structure is complete to block A tower and near complete to block A spur, new windows have been installed to the tower block externally with spur block window installation currently underway. Removal of the old windows and installation of new internal window linings will also commence early January. Insulation and fire barrier installation is now also underway.
Block A tower balcony door thresholds will be waterproofed in preparation for the new balcony door, new flooring membrane up stands will also be installed to all balcony’s. Roofing works have now commenced to both Tower and Spur blocks. New window installation externally to the spur block is now also underway.
New window installation to the tower and spur block is now underway, a programme will be agreed with occupants for the old windows to be removed internally and new internal window surrounds fitted.
Fire barriers and insulation is now being installed externally to both tower and spur blocks, rendering internal tower balcony walls is also due to commence imminently.
New roof covering installation has commenced to both Tower and Spur block roofs (roofs will be maintained weather tight at all times).
Construction works for each tower block is programmed to take 30 weeks with works starting on Block A 01/10/18, works to Blocks B+C will follow completing all construction work by 90 weeks;
Block A – week 1 to week 30
Block B – week 30 to week 60
Block C – week 60 to week 90
Please see below progress tables showing progress to both the Tower + low rise blocks (14/01/2019)