RESIDENTIAL

Project: 53 Sloane Street, London

Client: Axis Europe

Barwin carried out repair works to a to a 4-storey Victorian property in the prestigious Knightsbridge area. This project was undertaken via abseil which caused minimal disruption to the dental practice and occupied residence of the building.

Scope of works included:

  • Cutting out and replacing and damaged bricks on the front façade to match the original
  • Installation of a new Cast in-situ concrete staircase with yorkstone cladding and hand-railing

    Project: Carlton Lodge, Belgravia, London

    Client: Bowood Ltd

    Duration: 5 Weeks

    Barwin were appointed by Bowood Ltd on behalf of resident’s association to undertake stone façade repairs, concrete repairs and façade redecorating of this period residential property within Belgravia conservation area. This prestigious building consists of 10 exclusive apartments. The main challenge of this project was to cause minimal disruption to the residents whilst façade decorating and restoration works were carried out.

    Scope of works:

    • Hammer test to all concrete to identify any loose, defective or blown areas
    • Concrete repairs
    • Damaged areas of stucco were cut back to a stable sound core and restored
    • Stucco details were reformed by applying stucco mortar
    • Decorating of all rendered areas and stucco render
    • Timber care system repairs to all woodwork
    • Preparation and painting of all metalwork

    Materials:

    • Lime based stucco renders
    • Anti-carbonation coatings to all concrete
    • Sika concrete repair mortar
    • Dulux Weathershield system

      Project: 150 – 155 Sloane Square, London

      Client: Cadogan Estates

      Principal Contractor: Chorus Group

      Barwin were appointed by Chorus Group on behalf of Cadogan Estates to undertake stone and brick façade repairs and cleaning by means of the DOFF system to this period residential property in Chelsea. This prestigious building consists of 10 exclusive apartments and it is also a home to Jo Malone, Montblanc and Chloé luxury retailers. The main challenge of this project was to cause minimal disruption to the retail units below whilst façade cleaning and restoration works were carried out.

      Barwin carried out replacement of Bath stone string course units to the chimney stacks and insitu repairs to existing masonry features and bands. We also replaced 4 bays of bottle balustrades. These reconstituted stone units were copied from existing elements and installed on site to complete the new look of the front façade.

      Scope of works:

      • Cleaning of existing facades using the DOFF system
      • Restoration of stucco facades to four main elevations
      • Rebuilding of bottle balustrades and screed
      • Replacement of natural stone units to chimneys
      • Repointing
      • Installation of air bricks 
      • Structural stabilisation of North elevation pediment
      Materials: 
      • Lime based stucco renders
      • Bath stone string course units
      • Helifix bow ties

      Project: St George’s Terrace, London

      Client: Private ClienCompletion Date: March 20, 2014

      Value: Confidential

      Principal Contractor: Barwin

      St. George’s Terrace is a private terraced house overlooking Primrose Hill in London, NW1.

      Barwin carried out paint removal from the brick façade using paint stripper and general redecoration of the building exterior.


      Scope of works: 

      • Removal of existing coatings
      • Brick cleaning using DOFF system
      • Redecoration
      • Painting of railings using Dulux Metalshield

        Project: Barnsbury Place, Islington, London

        Client: Mount Anvil

        Duration: 1 Year

        Barnsbury Place is an outstanding conversion of a former Edwardian school situated in the prestigious Barnsbury conservation area, into prestigious new houses. It was the best-selling development in Islington in 2010. Originally built in 1901, the buildings had fallen into disrepair and were in desperate need of attention and thoughtful refurbishment. Barwin carried out a complete sympathetic façade restoration of the three original Edwardian buildings within the established parish of Barnsbury. The intricate brickwork detailing and elegant stonemasonry has been painstakingly restored to an exceptionally high quality to reinstate character and charm.

        Scope of works:

        •     Terracotta, red brick and Portland stone restoration
        •     Dutch gable was taken down and rebuilt
        •     Stone bottle balustrade restoration
        •     Chemical cleaning – HF 20
        •     Sandblasting to the terracotta Paint striping to the internal stairwells

        Awards:

          Project: Warley Hospital, Brentwood, Essex

          Value: Confidential

          Duration: 12 Months

          Warley Hospital stands on the former Brentwood Hall Estate, once home of the Kavanagh family. It has a medieval appearance, built in High Victorian Gothic style using red and black bricks.  A competition was held among ten selected architects for the design of the hospital; it was won by Kendall and Pope Architects of Brunswick Square, London who supplied an entry in Tudor Style. Construction took two years and the magnificent psychiatric hospital building opened in 1853.

          The hospital has now been redeveloped and converted into luxury apartments.

          Scope of works:

          • External cleaning and  restoration
          • TORC system cleaning to all external stone and brickwork
          • Stone and brick repairs
          • Mild clean and sandblasting
          • Chemical cleaning of all the brick and stonework
          • Poultice paint stripping, removing of coatings from The South Chapel

          Awards:

          • 2011 What House? Awards, Gold- Best Starter Home
          • 2009 What House? Awards, Gold – Best Development
          • 2009 Evening Standard New Homes Awards – Best New Conversion
          • 2009 Evening Standard New Homes Awards – Best Large Development
          • 2008 What House? Awards, Gold – Best Renovation
          • 2008 Evening Standard New Homes Awards – Best New Conversion