Remodelling of the second and third floors of this Riverside Housing hostel for vulnerable adults

  • Remodelling and refurbishment work carried out in functioning hostel with very vulnerable client base.
  • Considerable consultation with client and residents undertaken to determine safe working methodology.
  • Phased handover to separate construction work from living environment
  • The remodelling works to the existing hostel comprised the formation of single person flats with kitchen/dining area and en-suite bathrooms.
  • Internal walls were demolished, floors taken up to provide new drainage runs, electrical re-wiring, plumbing installation with complete decoration and flooring.
  • New Pvcu windows were installed on two elevations with the remaining windows refurbished and re-fitted.
  • Respect and understanding shown to staff and vulnerable client base.
  • Fire evacuation procedure very important in determining escape routes and warning equipment positioning.
  • This project was completed safely, on programme, to the highest quality and within budget.
  • The environment we created has helped vulnerable people to stabilise and gain control over their lives.