knutsford

Knutsford Town Hall

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Client: MPL
Size: 20,000 ft2
Location: Knutsford

Sector: Leisure
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Black Cat were instructed to carry out Landlord enabling works to the Grade II Listed Knutsford Town Hall built in 1871, in the heart of Knutsford Town Centre. The building had fallen into disrepair when Marstons Brewery agreed to take a long term Full Repairing and Insuring lease on the property (subject to the Landlord undertaking enabling works to put …

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Trafford Park Industrial Units, Manchester

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Client: Confidential
Size: 15,000sqft
Location: Trafford Park Industrial Units

Sector: Industrial
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Black Cat were appointed to undertake a refurbishment of conjoined industrial units which had been previously vacated by Tenant who had gone into administration. The main goal of the project was to ensure the property was placed back onto the market as quickly as possible, therefore minimising the client’s loss following the Tenant vacating at short notice. Works included strip …

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Trafford Park, Manchester

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Client: Confidential
Size: 20,000sqft
Location: Trafford Park Industrial Units

Services: Contract Administration

Sector: Industrial
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Black Cat were appointed to undertake the refurbishment of conjoined industrial units which had been vacated by a haulage company. Works included repairs to roofs and replacement of roof lights, the removal of significant tenant fit out as a secure facility for handling cash, and the alteration of offices and welfare facilities to provide a more suitable layout for the …

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Xercise4less Gym, Middleton Shopping Centre

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Client: Middleton SC Limited
Size: 35,000sqft
Location: Middleton

Services: Cost Consultancy, Measured Surveys

Sector: Leisure
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Black Cat were instructed to tender and contract administer a landlord enabling package for the  occupation and fit out of a gym for Xercise4less at Middleton Shopping Centre. Works included the strip out and demolition of 30,000 ft2 of previous tenanted areas dating back to 1970, the removal of asbestos containing materials, alterations to existing sprinkler systems, making floors and …

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ICI Dulux, Cambridge

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Client: AkzoNobel (ICI Dulux)
Size: 15,000sq.ft
Location: Cambridge

Sector: Industrial
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We were contacted by one of our larger national clients, AkzoNobel, to investigate water ingress which had been reported at one of their Cambridge Trade Counter Stores. We attended site immediately to investigate the matter which was found to be attributable to defects which had occurred to the asbestos cement roof covering.  Significant works were required to repair and reinstate …

bootle

Industrial Site, Bootle

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Client: Peter Marsh
Size: Circa 9,000m² / 100,000ft²
Location: Bootle

Sector: Industrial
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Black Cat specified the refurbishment works on premises consisting of early 20th century industrial units of steel frame construction with brick walls and double skin asbestos cement roofs supported off steel trusses. The works involved wholesale repair and refurbishment of the buildings to support the occupation requirements of the manufacturing business for the foreseeable future. The function of the roofs …

middleton

Middleton Shopping Centre

Contract Administration



Client: Ellandi
Size: Circa 8,000m2 flat roof
Location: Middleton Shopping Centre

Services: Contract Administration

Sector: Retail
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Black Cat Building Consultancy were employed by the centres owners to review the condition of the roof following ongoing problems with water ingress. We commissioned a Nuclear Moisture Gauge Survey and undertook a detailed examination of the roof coverings and associated details to identify leaks and areas of trapped moisture. Based upon the results of the survey it was recommended …

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ICI Dulux, Scunthorpe

Contract Administration



Client: Akzo Nobel UK
Size: 10,000sq.ft
Location: Scunthorpe

Services: Building Surveys

Sector: Retail
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Black Cat Building Consultancy were asked to attend site at short notice to investigate considerable water ingress at a high street store. Our detailed inspection revealed significant roof problems affecting both the slate and built up roof areas. We prepared a specification of works and drawings, obtained competitive tenders and then acted as contract administrator for the duration of the …