Vertu Motors

Project Description

Client: Vertu Motors
Location: Slough
Duration: 6 weeks

Acting as principal contractor, 7formation were tasked with the internal refurbishment of Mercedes Benz Slough. The job was split into two phases over thirteen weeks.

Phase 1 consisted of the reception area fit out, new toilets, and the formation of two new offices. This included new floor finishes, new dry lining walls and a full electrical fit-out. The first phase was completed with the showroom still open. This was achieved by erecting a hoarding between the ongoing work and the showroom. When the work was completed, this was turned around, so the site was able to remain active.

Phase 2 saw the refurbishment of the showroom itself. This consisted of the removal and replacement of floor tiles downstairs as well as resin floor and the repositioning of electrical boxes to suit a new layout; along with the fitting of two new offices. 7formation also refurbished the mezzanine first floor, fitting new carpet and ceiling tiles, as well as decoration and new lighting.

Throughout both phases, work was also completed on a new handover bay, requiring groundworks, new floor slabs before the fitting of a new glass sliding door.

The project was completed on programme and within budget.


David Roberts Art Foundation

Project Description

Client: David Roberts Art Foundation
Location: Salisbury
Duration: 8 weeks

The David Roberts Art Foundation was moving to a new warehouse on the outskirts of Salisbury. They have a large Art collection and in order to safeguard them, it required narrow temperature change margins. With the aid of our contractors, the equipment manufacturers, and in-house CAD design, we developed a heating equipment specification and layout within the warehouse to suit the Clients temperature and budget.

The huge size and shape of the building made for a challenging installation, coordination with fire, and the required level of Security coverage was a crucial and key part of the project specification. Overall this project was delivered on time and on budget, giving the client a great and safe space to store their Art Work.

VISTRA Trust Corporation

Project Description

Client: Vistra Trust Corporation c.o Jones Hargreaves
Location: Doncaster
Duration: 13 weeks

7formation was responsible for the full refurbishment of 2,500m2 offices, over three floors. Works included new ceilings, flooring, and small power. Alongside these works, specialist floor slab repairs were undertaken in the 15,000m2 warehouse, external roofing works included re-lining of gutters and cut edge corrosion. This project was completed within a reduced schedule to the landlord’s approval, meeting the deadlines of the incoming tenants.

Henry Riley – Greyhound Retail Park


Project Description

Client: Greyhound Retail Park / Henry Riley
Location: Chester
Duration: 12 weeks

Acting as principal contractor 7formation has recently completed a major re-development project at the Greyhound Retail Park in Chester. Working closely with Property and Construction Consultants Henry Riley and Architects Urban Edge, 7formation was responsible for the re-configuration of three front elevation shop entrances with the added pressure of maintaining a safe trading environment throughout the twelve-week programme. The works would include the removal of the existing glass portals forming the entrance canopy and extensive structural alterations to the front elevation steel frames and roofs. A bespoke scaffolding and advertising hoarding were erected externally to provide a safe working area, whilst internally a protected walkway and full height front elevation hoarding was installed to provide the customers with a safe and presentable shopping experience. Communication on projects like these is paramount in maintaining a safe working environment. The site manager held daily
meetings with the store managers, providing them with an update on the works planned for the day to minimize the impact on the store trading. Along with the new glass façade, the external cladding was replaced providing a complete transformation and a new modern shopping experience. Alongside these external works 7formation also completed a phased internal refurbishment of both the DFS and Sofology stores for the respective clients.

SIG Valor Park

Project Description

Client: SIG Plc
Location: Slough, Valor Park
Duration: 20 weeks

Acting as Principal Contractor 7formation were tasked with converting an existing warehouse and office building to suit the specific operational requirements of SIG. The works were completed over a 20-week programme.  Externally works included the mass filling or a 12,500sq ft rampway serving the dock levelers and re-casting 200mm thick reinforced slab to form the new concrete apron.15 dock levelers were removed, works included importing leveling and compacting approx. 2000 tons of filling
material and placing 1100 tons of concrete. 400m2 of cladding was de-skinned to allow structural steel alterations, to close existing apertures, and introduce 8no roller shutters. The warehouse floor is approx. 75,000sq ft. Within this space 1km of 12m high racking was installed along with a 2000m2 steel framed mezzanine. The warehouse was fully serviced with Wi-Fi, CCTV,
Fire alarm system, along with motion sensor lighting. Office Areas. The existing offices were refurbished to suit the requirements of the incoming personnel. This included Suspended ceilings, flooring, air conditioning, a canteen complete with appliances and furniture, a fully completed data system, comms room, CCTV, meeting rooms, transport and sales counters and racking. The 70-workstation office fit-out also included, the refurbishment of the toilet areas, ceramic tiles to floors and walls, the provision of faith and first aid rooms.’

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