Royal Artillery Quays – EWI Cladding Replacement Project

  • Client: Rendall & Rittner, Homeground and E&M
  • Services: Builder Works & Investigations, Design, Specification & Tender Action, Project Management; Structural & Façade Design, Cost Control, Contract Administration, Clerk of Works & Quality Control
Capital were commissioned by Rendell & Rittner on behalf of Homeground and E&M to manage the delivery and Building Safety Fund application for an EWI cladding replacement scheme to 8.No blocks of residential flats at Royal Artillery Quays in Greenwich, London.
Contract Value:
October 2020 to April 2023
JCT Standard Form of Contract
Our appointment was to provide all preconstruction and construction phase services including the compliance assessment and report to the existing cladding system for BSF eligibility, façade, structural and architectural design, specification, tender action, planning and building regulation approvals, section 20 consultation, cost control & quantity surveying, fire engineering input, contract administration, clerk of works services, management of the BSF application and production of the EWS1 form on completion of the works.

Capital also managed the opening up and investigation works, through our in-house specialist builders works team, to enable the client to demonstrate technical eligibility for the Building Safety Fund and take their funding application forward.


  • 01
    Design, Specification & Tender Action
  • 02
    Project Management
  • 03
    Structural & Façade Design
  • 04
    Cost Control
  • 05
    Clerk of Works & Quality Control
  • 06
    Contract Administration

The design solution was developed by our in-house design team of façade engineers, structural engineers, architects, building surveyors and principal designers in conjunction with the system manufacture, independent fire engineer (which Capital appointed) and an Approved Inspector to enable us to get independent input and sign-off of the design and ensure we met current Building Regulation requirements.

The project was procured via competitive tendering from an approved list of system manufactures installers and this approach enabled us to meet the requirements of the Section 20 consultation process and the Building Safety Funds requirements of a tender return. Our Quantity Surveyors undertook the tender review and tender report for the financial submission to the Building Safety Fund.

Planning Permission was achieved via a full plans planning application submission and Building Regulation approval via an Approved Inspector. The project is due to start on site in May 2021 and complete by April 2023.

The project was subject to a Building Safety Fund application and as it was one of Capitals first non-ACM funding applications there was a significant learning curve in understanding the fund requirements and in meeting the key milestones to ensure we achieved a successfully funding application for our client and the leaseholders.

Patrick Madigan Project Director for Capital

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