The project involved the complete refurbishment of the Grade II listed building, the construction of an adjoining 30 cell detention suite, as well as the excavation of a five-metre-deep basement to accommodate stables and parking facilities for up to 55 vehicles. The redeveloped site will accommodate more than 350 police officers.
We are providing project and cost management services and working closely with the Metropolitan Police Services (MPS) as Technical Advisors, overseeing the development of the designs and the work of the principal contractor. Our role entails reviewing the designs against the MPS Technical Guides and overseeing derogations from these guides as well as co-ordinating information between various stakeholders within MPS and the principal contractor. As cost managers our services include providing regular cost reports, advice on procurement and value management, and liaising with the contractor and multi-disciplinary design team.
Restoring an iconic building, taking part in feasibility studies to decide the best use of the building, working on the project to turn it into a seven-screen cinema with restaurants, coffee shop and retail units, winning multiple industry awards and creating something of huge importance to local people.