• Excavations in the rear garden preparing for the new foundations for the rear extension

  • Original kitchen walls taken down and solid floors lifted

  • The line of the original flat roof above the old kitchen

  • Start of the underpinning preparing to lower the floor levels in the front vaults

  • Shuttering formed in front of the underpinning

  • Excavation to continue the second stage of underpinning

  • Rear extension walls going up

  • Rear extension walls going up

  • External brick skin of the new cavity walls

  • Strands contracts manager inside the basement area during the works

  • Front vaults, before the works started

  • Newton 508 membranes fitted to walls, soffits and floors of the front vaults

  • As part of the project management of the works Strand had to liaise with the local authorities and with the utility services to get the gas and water mains re-positioned

  • As part of the works we formed a new opening between the front vaults and the Newton membranes can be seen dressed around the new opening. The Gyproc independent frame can be seen going up in preparation for the dry lining

  • Dry lining started, pipework and fixings have been put in place ready for the bathroom fit out

  • Dry linings an access panel has been installed over the stop cocks

  • Bathroom area prior to decorations

  • Bathroom area prior to decorations

  • View from the bathroom into the bedroom

 

Strand built a new two storey extension at the rear of the property and converted the two front barrel vaults into a bathroom and spare bedroom.