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Welcome to d+b facades ‘construction phase’ page for Wellington Close

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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.

PLANNED WORKS

24 Hours

Main contracted works to block A are now complete, additional instructed works – ground floor rendering and foliage planting are also complete. The installation of new ground floor handrails and plant room cladding are underway and ground floor doors + screens are expected to be completed over the next two weeks.

Installation of support structure, curtain walling and external windows to Block B are complete. Re-roofing of the tower main roof and installation of cladding panels is in progress. Balcony works are underway with new balustrades currently being installed.  Internal window removals and remedial works are underway.

7 Days

Main contracted works to block A are now complete, additional instructed works – ground floor rendering and foliage planting are also complete. The installation of new ground floor handrails and plant room cladding are underway and ground floor doors + screens are expected to be completed over the next two weeks.

Installation of support structure, curtain walling and external windows to Block B are complete. Re-roofing of the tower main roof and installation of cladding panels is in final stages and we will begin to strike access equipment from the front elevation. Current works underway within balconies are new balustrade / bird netting.  Internal window removals and remedial works are underway.

Access to Block C is underway. Parking restrictions will be in place from 28/08/19 – please follow necessary instructions on notice boards.

28 Days

Main contracted works to block A are now complete, additional instructed works – ground floor rendering and foliage planting are also complete. The installation of new ground floor handrails and plant room cladding are now complete.

Main contracted works to Block B are now complete and additional instructed works are underway – ground floor handrails/ ground floor doors + screens/ ground floor rendering /foliage planting works underway.

Access to Block C is now complete. Support structure  and window installation is underway. Insulation and cavitybarriers will be installed progressively as panel deliveries arrive and re-roofing works to the tower are well underway.

Overall

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

SITE PLANS

DESIGN

PROGRESS REPORT

Please see below progress tables and photos showing progress to Block C (25/10/2019)

PROGRESS GALLERY

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CONTACTS

Project Manager

Simon Enticknap

simonenticknap@dbfacades.com

Over-Cladding Supervisor

Ashley Hallett

lkiltd@live.co.uk

Over-Cladding Supervisor

Erl Kitchen

lkiltd@live.co.uk

Site Manager

Site Manager

Mercy Mene-Otubu

mercy@dbfacades.com

 

If residents have questions or queries please direct them to – mercy@dbfacades.com