Client: Durham Homes
Duration: 16 weeks completed March 2014
The 29 properties are at Hillside, Wilton Gilbert which is 5 miles east of Durham City Centre. They are a mixture of house types with external construction of brickwork with a render finish. The internal walls are of brick and block work construction. The project involved the installation of external insulation, rendering and pebble dashing. Management of scaffolding, NEDL to ensure all cables were insulated and protected as necessary.
The properties were all occupied during the works with tenants inducted and visited.
MGM Ltd tendered and won the scheme due to its renowned expertise to fully restore and alter the building for its change of use.
Works progressed as programmed and the buildings were handed over on time and within budget.