Grampian House – Major Refurbishment Works

  • Client: London and Quadrant Housing Trust
  • Services: Lead Consultant, Quantity Surveying, Structural Engineering and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
Capital were commissioned by the London and Quadrant Housing Trust to act as lead consultant to manage the pre contract tender process, for major external and internal refurbishment works project to Grampian House 25 storey residential tower block, situated within the confines of  North Mall Edmonton Green Shopping Centre, North London.
Contract Value:
Confidential
Dates:
September 2021 – Current
Contracts:
JCT Intermediate Contract with Contractors Design
The scope of our appointment included the preparation and submission of planning application, liaison with the client team, attend design team meetings, management of sub consultants and prepare drawings specifications and tender documentation to allow tenders to be invited through the client’s procurement framework route.

The works included external envelope refurbishment including concrete repairs, window and balcony door replacement, roof covering replacement; building services upgrade works including above ground drainage, Lift replacement, ventilation, landlord electrical supply, door entry and CCTV system replacement; fire safety works including installation of sprinkler system, automatic opening vents, fire door replacement and fire-stopping to service penetrations.

Services

  • 01
    Lead Consultant
  • 02
    Quantity Surveying
  • 03
    Structural Engineering
  • 04
    Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

Capitals role was to attend the design team meetings and coordinated specialist in house disciplines (including Structural Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Principle Designer) and external specialists to prepare and compile the tender documentation and allow tenders to be invited.

The work required a close working relationship with the client team and various other team members to prepare a robust set of tender documents.

The project was a high-profile scheme for London and Quadrant Housing Trust with the scope of works primarily being determined based on the findings of an asset data report prepared in 2016 and updated in June 2017 with subsequent additional fire compartment measurers included post Grenfell. Capital worked with the management and delivery teams to a prepare tender documentation, specifications and drawings to meet with the client’s requirements and address the issues highlighted in the asset data report

Paul Hemmant Project Manager for Capital

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