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.
With main contracted works to block A now complete, additional handrail/ foliage planting to the spur block are left in progress.
Block B, Support structure /window installation and re-roofing to both tower and spur.
Block A, Concrete repairs and painting to tower under-croft columns and soffit/ Planting to Spur block front entrance/ Tower roof plantroom cladding
Block B, Installation of support structure/ Installation of windows externally/ Installation of Curtian walling/ Re-roofing tower main roof
Block A, Concrete repairs and painting to tower under-croft columns and soffit/ Planting to Spur block front entrance/ Tower roof plantroom cladding/ Completion of all works
Block B, Installation of support structure/ Installation of windows externally/ Installation of Curtian walling/ Re-roofing tower main roof/ Installation of cladding panels/ Balcony cavity wall insulation/ balcony doors and windows/ balcony flooring membrane/ balcony balustrades
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 and photos showing progress to both Block A + Block B (14/05/2019)