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Originally acquired in 1998, we have successfully re-secured this contract through competitive tendering to the present day.
The contract involves Planned Preventive Maintenance, Asset Replacement Planned Works, Projects (Refurbishment, Repair & Compliance) and minor works servicing over 600 banking properties nationally.
The properties vary in size and function including business banking units, residential lettings above properties, mobile disaster recovery sites and new flagship, rural, high street, shopping centre and listed building branches.
We have completed various planned preventative maintenance projects consisting of works such as such as scaffolding, re-roofing with specialist coating, lead roofing, full external decoration, timber repairs, fire escape repairs, bird proofing, stone restoration and drainage repairs.
To maintain health and safety and fire safety compliance throughout the network of properties, we undertake Whole Building Risk Assessment projects which involve the upgrading of building fabric and fire alarm systems to comply with statutory regulations.
Esh Living has been appointed to construct 50 properties on behalf of Believe Housing. The scheme comprises a mix of 28 wheelchair adaptable bungalows and 22 three-bedroom houses.
Located in an existing residential area in Murton, the brownfield site previously contained social housing which was demolished approximately 20 years ago.
All properties are of traditional build and each include two car parking spaces and visitor bays located across the development.
The scheme includes the installation of a water attenuation system within Truro Road and the replacement of existing pipework to 1200mm diameter pipe to increase capacity and reduce the risk of flooding.
Ridgewood Gardens comprised the development of 6 two-bedroom assisted living bungalows and one support staff building. Each property includes its own lawn and paved patio area.
The Heart of the City scheme comprised the conversion of a large retail unit into 4 separate retail units. Modifications were undertaken to the glass frontage, providing each unit with their own entrance and back of house space.
Alterations to the existing heating, ventilation and plumbing installations were completed to accommodate the new layout.
The scheme transformed the derelict Engine Shed into a world leading education centre for building conservation.
The building contains a learning and visitor centre, along with a purpose-built 3D theatre.
Whilst retaining much of its original fabric and character, the existing building was extended to the East and the West with modern timber frame extensions.
The East extension provides office space, design studios and laboratories. The West extension includes a reception area, entrance and further teaching and seminar spaces.
To preserve the centre's heritage, the original windows were removed, refurbished and re-installed. The original roof was stripped back, cleaned and the slate dressed for re-instatement.
On behalf of Newcastle University, we delivered general refurbishment works at The Grand, Newcastle. The Grand forms one of the University's array of campus cafes, serving a range of food, drinks and snacks.
The café underwent a complete refurbishment, benefitting from a replacement counter/servery, new kitchen units, bespoke display units and shelving, installation of a raised seating area and banquette seating.
Additional works undertaken included; alterations to the internal wall layout, removal of existing floor coverings and replacement with ceramic tiling, full electrical rewire, replacement of existing WC's, lighting installation and full decoration.
The state-of-the-art fire station and expanded council depot were constructed on the outskirts of Alnwick. The new fire station replaces the outdated station on South Road with an improved, cost efficient and purpose-built facility.
The land adjacent the Lionheart Depot in Alnwick provided the ideal location for a new station.
The benefits of the new station include improved community services, service delivery and modern facilities. Following a simplistic design, the station combines three different blocks which includes housing accommodation, appliance bays, office, gym, command centre and reception.
The training tower is 3 three storeys in height and provides a modern and up to date training facility which can simulate a number of different situations. The existing car parking provision was refurbished, providing 126 parking spaces for staff and visitors.
The existing council storage and workshops on the site were retained and modified and a new storage area created. The mezzanine level was removed to allow the facility to be reconfigured as a vehicle workshop and MOT area and the first floor refurbished to provide modern office space.
In addition, a new hardstanding area for Council Vehicles with refuelling facilities and storage were also constructed.
Newcastle University is a world-leading university based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. Following Esh Facilities' appointment in 2013, this measured term contract is for the provision of various works across the University's vast estate.
Works comprise of buildings installations, refurbishments, repairs, planned preventative maintenance and improvements on university premises.
Several key projects have been completed as part of the contract, most recently, works in the Cassie Building and Stephenson Building.
The Cassie Building project comprised £45k of alterations and refurbishment works within the lecture theatre to allow staged seating to be turned 90 degrees.
Works included; removal of existing staged seating, ceiling and floor coverings, alterations to lighting, power and data, relocation of existing radiators, supply and installation of suspended ceilings and full re-decoration.
The £70k Stephenson Building project comprised of enabling works to allow for the replacement of the University's Wind, Wave, Current tank based within the Hydrodynamics Laboratory.
Previous projects include the refurbishment of 10 rooms and the communal bar area within the Castle Leazes Hall of Residence, and the replacement of 80 internal doors, ceiling replacement and decoration within Claremont Bridge.
Cockerton Regeneration consisted of the demolition of 76 one and two-bedroom council flats and a small number of family homes to clear the sites for 80 new family homes.
The works were undertaken across 5 separate sites and the new homes included a mix of properties for social rent and private sale.
The scheme also included the creation of new play areas and green spaces in the area, as well as improved links to West Park.
The properties for rent were constructed to meet Level 3 of the Code for Sustainable Homes, meaning the materials and technologies used in their construction will reduce their impact on the environment.
An extension was constructed on the existing Tennants Auction House to include function suites, visitor viewing areas, a restaurant and private sales.
Works comprised the installation of all new traffic signalisation measures to better control the flow of traffic at both north and southbound approaches.
Further works also comprised of carriageway widening works through localised closure of sections of the roundabout.
The project comprised the creation of a new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and Visitors Centre. The scheme incorporated both refurbishment of and extensions to the existing historic and listed buildings, as well as extensive new build.
A landmark museum was constructed provided exhibition space together with a reception, café, catering and office space. Refurbishment, upgrading and restoration works were undertaken to the listed Burns Cottage and the 1906 museum building which converted the buildings into an education facility.
External works included the design, fabrication and erection of a new timber footbridge, linking the museum building with extensive parkland and the Burns Cottage and Education Pavilion.
On behalf of Northumbrian Water, we completed refurbishment works of various areas within Leaplish Visitors Centre and essential maintenance to the building fabric and facilities. The project was completed across three phases.
The first phase involved a full strip of the existing roof covering to the main bar/restaurant and replacement with slate roof tile.
The second phase was undertaken within the reception area, transforming the space into a modern themed bar/cafe through full decoration, installation of flooring, lighting and a new bar.
The final phase was completed in the pool area, with a new steam room constructed and refurbishment of the pool area, changing areas and toilets.
The project comprised the construction of a three-storey, steel-framed STEM Skills Centre, a Multi-Use Games Area and Heartspace landscaping area. External works included a logistics yard, service access road and hard and soft landscaping.
The site of the STEM Skills Centre is located on the reclaimed Middlehaven Dock. The project was completed in three phases. Phase 1 was the construction of the floodlit Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) and all associated equipment, external works and drainage.
Phase 2 involved the design and construction of the externals and the Heartspace landscaping area between the STEM Skills Centre and the existing college.
The Heartspace is designed to be a college green with outdoor seating, amphitheatre seating, exercise trail with outdoor gym equipment, footpaths, external lighting and soft landscaping.
Due to the lands low ecological value, we planted native species to increase the diversity of vegetation to the benefit of animals and nesting birds.
Phase 3 saw the construction of the STEM Skills Centre. The building combines classroom space with workshop, production and manufacturing areas, ICT Suites, cafe and break out areas.
The benches to the front of the College represent the different bridges around the country and an art representing the planets was also installed.
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