Atkinson Building Contractors undertook the internal conversion of the first and second floors of the former Sherwood Hotel in Carlisle, into self-contained apartment’s and the rebuild of a two storey semi-derelict store into a new build store with residential accommodation at first floor level. Enclosure of the existing yards between the properties and insulated flat roof deck over
The overall appearance of the tired looking building was greatly improved by replacing the existing windows with UPVC sash windows, external rendering and re-decoration.
Commercial and retail businesses occupied the ground floor, with continual communication and careful programming of our works the amount of disruption and disturbance on their day to day business was kept to a minimum. Access and storage of materials was also an issue that was overcome with small volume deliveries and immediate distribution on site to the work activity area.
Client: Carlisle Estates Limited
Contract: Internal conversion of the first and second floors
Duration: 4 weeks
Procurement: Selective competitive tendering
Heating and ventilation installation
Replacement windows and external doors
Sound proofing between floors and neighboring flats
External works and drainage