Posts Tagged ‘casestudies’

Urgent High Rise Cladding Removal

Client: United Living Measures: Rainscreen Cladding Removal Location: Lewisham Date: October – December 2017 Value: Approx. £250,000 The Challenge Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, social landlords carried out a programme of tests on their high rise properties to determine their fire safety. When three blocks of flats in Lewisham failed these tests in summer 2017,…

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Transformation of a Community Church

Client: Gill Building Measures: External Wall Insulation Location: Sheringham, Norfolk Date: April 2018 Value: £30,000 The Challenge Cornerstone was engaged by Gill Building in spring 2018 to complete the external insulated render element of a multi-trade refurbishment project on a community Church – the Life Centre – in North Norfolk.   The building has become…

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Social Housing Cladding Replacement

Client: Kier Services Measures: Cladding Location: High Wycombe Date: April – September 2018 Value: £240,000 The Challenge Cornerstone was engaged by main contractor Kier to undertake the stripping and replacement of cladding on six blocks of flats owned by Red Kite Community Housing in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.  Red Kite is a tenant-led, not-for profit charitable…

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External Refurbishment of Social Housing Blocks

Client: Lovell Partnerships Measures: External Wall Insulation, Concrete Repairs, Waterproofing Location: Norwich Value: £400,000 The Challenge Cornerstone was engaged by Lovell Partnerships – part of the Morgan Sindall Group – to complete specialist facades and concrete repair works one some iconic social housing blocks in Norwich.  Lovell Partnerships were the long term main contractor partner…

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Upgrade of Thermal Insulation and Cladding to Bay Windows

Client: Ipswich Borough Council Measures: External Wall Insulation Location: Ipswich Date: April 2017 – September 2018 Value: £1.3m The Challenge In January 2017, Cornerstone was awarded a contract to remove existing cladding on Ipswich Borough Council’s stock of two and three storey blocks of flats with bay windows, and replace this with new high performance…

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Bungalow Insulation at Prestigious Racing School

Client: British Racing School Measures: External Wall Insulation and Loft Insulation Location: Newmarket Date:August 2018 Value: Approx. £30,000 The Challenge The British Racing School, based just outside of Newmarket in Suffolk, is a Centre of Excellence for training in the horseracing world.  It’s prestigious and largely purpose-built facilities are world-renowned and include a number of…

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Primary School Refurbishment

Client: Morgan Sindall Measures: Render Location: Attleborough, Norfolk Date: May – June 2018 Value: Approx. £22,000 The Challenge Cornerstone was engaged by main contractor Morgan Sindall to install external wall insulation on two buildings as part of a larger refurbishment programme at Attleborough Primary School in Attleborough, Norfolk. After providing a competitive quotation and providing…

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Stevenage Borough Council Insulation Programme

Client: United Living Measures: External Wall Insulation, Cavity Wall Insulation and Loft Insulation Location: Stevenage Date: January 2017 to June 2018 Value: £2.1m The Challenge Cornerstone was selected by United Living to support them in delivering their Energy Efficiency contract with Stevenage Borough Council.  The contract involved the retrofit of hundreds of properties, with external…

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Textured Render Installed on New Build Family Home

Client: Private Customer Measures: External Render Location: Coveney, Cambridgeshire Date: December 2016 Value: £15,000 The Challenge Cornerstone was approached by a private customer completing a single new build project in Cambridgeshire, which was to become their primary residence.  They had been recommended to us by a family member, for whom we had already completed a…

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Façade Works on City Centre Hotel

Client: ISG Jackson Measures: Render System Location: Chelmsford, Essex Date: 2008 Value: £80,000 The Challenge In 2006, Suffolk-based main contractor ISG Jackson secured an £8m deal to build an 81-bed Travelodge hotel, 12 residential apartments and 26,000 sq ft of retail and restaurant space on the former Army & Navy pub site on the edge…

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