Tonbridge Vets

Refurbishment of existing building into new veterinary surgery.

Completed July 2021

Meopham Veterinary Hospital

Theobald’s were awarded these works by a long term client and involved the full refurbishment of an existing office building into a new vets.

The works involved the strip out of various rooms, new partitions to form  store rooms and theatre room, new flooring throughout all areas, decoration to all areas, new x-ray rated doors to theatre room, including specialist boarding to walls, full electrical works including new power and lighting, new sink units to most rooms, refurbishment of reception desk and new aluminum windows and doorsets to front and side elevations. Air conditioning was also installed to various parts of the surgery, along with extract fans to various areas. The works also included a new tarmac drive to the front of the building including drainage and levelling out of the back garden for the installation of a timber shed by others.

The project was completed during the covid pandemic so material sourcing was an issue, but all materials were procured successfully to enable the completion of works. We also limited numbers on site throughout the contract period to comply with the social distancing regulations.

Newtons Court, Dartford

New mezzanine installation and associated refurbishment works, Newtons Court.

Completed July 2022

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Theobald’s were awarded these works by a new NHS trust client and the works consisted of forming a new mezzanine floor within the main part of the commercial unit to form new workshop space as well as additional storage space on the top of the new mezzanine.

The works included a full M&E installation to new and existing areas, including new lighting, power, ventilation and air conditioning. Formation of  new heavy duty partitions around the perimeter of mezzanine, new glass partitions to ground and first floor office areas, kitchenette within main workshop area, suspended ceiling, flooring, decorating and new doorsets.

This project had some issues with lead times with the mezzanine floor and other materials, but was completed on programme and within budget.

Hazelwood Close Care Unit Refurbishment

Close Care Unit Refurbishment, Hazelwood Unit

Completed March 2021

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

This project was completed at the Memorial hospital site for the trust and involved the internal refurbishment of the unit to form a new close care unit, new bedroom and ensuites and new accessible bathroom.

This project commenced early 2020 and involved the phased refurbishment to various areas in the unit, which included forming new blockwork partitions to form new dividing walls to the ensuites, full M&E installations to each room, flooring including both vinyl and resin, new Britplas windows, Kingsway doorsets, decorating and new anti ligature IPS units. 

This project was unfortunately hit with several long delays due to the covid pandemic, with the unit stopping all works for several months during the first lockdown, as well as various short term delays throughout the remainder of the programme.  

Bethlem Chapel

Chapel Refurbishment, Bethlem Hospital

Completed March 2021

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

This project was completed at the Bethlem Royal Hospital site for the trust and involved the internal and external refurbishment of the chapel which was suffering from years of disrepair. 

There were several challenging aspects of this project,  one mainly being the element of repair required to the ceiling of the chapel that was severely water damaged, the curve of the ceiling made access difficult but this was over come to enable safe and practical working conditions.

Works included the refurbishment of the existing bell and tower, we managed to locate the company that originally made the bell, and they refurbished it to an excellent standard.

Scaffolding was erected to complete the works required to make the roof watertight to prevent any further damage, this included replacement of Spanish style roof tiles, flat roof renewals and leadwork repairs. Once the roof works were completed a full external redecoration was completed to bring the building back to its original condition. 

Fire Safety Works 2020 – Various Schools

Fire Safety Works 2020 – Various Schools

July 2020 – Ongoing

Potential in Everyone Academy Trust, Graveney Primary School and Warden House Primary School

Theobald’s were awarded 5 projects in June 2020 to complete the fire safety works to 5 different schools in Kent, these include the following :

Potential in Everyone Academy Trust

Borden Primary School, Borden
Bredgar Primary School, Bredgar
Th Oaks Primary School Sittingbourne

Warden House Primary School, Deal

Graveney Primary School, Faversham

Due to the late instructions, some works are still ongoing within the schools during the half terms, but the majority of the works were completed during summer 2020.

The works throughout all the schools mainly involved the replacement of various fire doorsets through the school, new fire alarm systems or upgrade to the existing, removal of ACMs to areas of work, new fire rated partitions, fire rated pvc windows, fire rated secure cupboards, emergency lighting and various fire stopping to existing partitions and service penetrations. Other works included new canopies to The Oaks School.

All doors were installed by a BM Trade Q Mark carpenter for full certification.

Due to the late awarding of the works in June, all doors were on order within sufficient time to be installed in the during the summer break.

IAPT Admin Block

IAPT Admin Block Refurbishment, Bethlem Hospital

Completed February 2021

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

This project was completed at the Bethlem Royal Hospital site for the trust and involved the refurbishment of a vacant building into the new relocated office space for the IAPT department.

We were awarded these works through the trusts procurement processes and the works mainly included the stripping out of all fixtures, fittings, flooring and ceilings tiles to ground and first floor areas. New vinyl flooring was installed throughout, decorating, new ceiling tiles to hallways and the refurbishment of all WCs too suitable anti ligature standards, complete with new whiterock. New worktops installed to selected offices, installation of new reception screen/counter and partitions to form new office/storeroom areas. Various fixtures and fittings were installed throughout all offices and WCs to complete the areas ready for occupation by the staff.

North and Middle House

North and Middle House, Beckenham

Completed April 2020

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

This project involved the refurbishment of 8 flats within both blocks, to allow accommodation for staff and outgoing patients. The works were phased and mainly consisted of the strip out of existing fixtures and fittings, all new heating systems throughout all flats, decorating, new vinyl flooring throughout, new fire doors and ironmongery, new kitchen layouts, minor electrical works, new sanitaryware within bathrooms and the supply and install of new fixtures and fittings to all rooms on completion. Additional external works included the installation of new external fire escape staircase to the rear of both blocks.

Due to the urgent need for this accommodation the programme was on a tight 12 week turnaround, with 6 weeks allocated for each block. The works were completed on time.

BAU Seclusion Room

BAU Seclusion Room, Tyson House

Completed January 2021

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

This project was completed at the Bethlem Royal Hospital site for the trust and involved the refurbishment of an old, unsafe seclusion room into a modern, compliant and ligature free area for both the staff and clients to utilise.

The works included the demolition and removal of existing walls and fixtures, formation of new partitions for service voids and to divide the space up. Installation of new Kingsway doorset’s, resin walls and floors to all areas within the seclusion room, as well as whiterock to the ceiling. New plumbing connections for anti ligature sanitaryware to the room, air conditioning and ventilation, installation of new toughened observation screens, electrical works, flooring, as well as the fit out of a new observation room.

All works were completed to a high standard and the project team and ward staff were happy with the completed project.

North House

North House, Romford

Completed June 2019

AMP Infrastructure Ltd/NHS Redbridge CCG

The North House for Redbridge CCG involved the refurbishment of 3 floors into a modern workspace for the trust. These works included the initial strip out of existing partitions, computer flooring, M&E services and parts of the existing suspended ceiling. New offices were formed at both ends of each floor, including new meeting, kitchen spaces as well as the refurbishment of the open plan main office space. New glazed partitions were installed, new flooring, suspended ceilings, doors, new ventilation to the office and meeting rooms, as well as a complete rewire and installation of electrical services including new smart lighting.

Each floor was phased and within a tight programme, but the works were completed on time and within budget.

Fairtrough Farm – Farmhouse

Fairtrough Farm – Farmhouse

Completed July 2020

Fairtrough Farm Limited

Theobald’s were awarded this contract towards the end of 2019 after working with the client on the first three units. The works included the groundworks to the site including new foundations and back filling following the discovery of areas of made ground from the previous farmhouse basement. The building was built utilising traditional cavity construction with a mixture of brick, render and cladding finishes to the external walls. Newly formed tiled roof and rainwater goods, timber windows and doors, complete 1st and 2nd fix electrical and plumbing services to the new farmhouse, dividing partitions, dry ling to all external walls and new staircase. All finishes within the property were of a high standard, including new kitchen, bathroom suite, tiling and wood effect vinyl flooring throughout. The works also include the full soft and hard landscaping to the gardens, including planting. All works were completed in line with the planning permissions, building control and home warranty requirements.

This was another successful project for both Theobalds and the client, with the property adding a valuable asset to the farms rental portfolio.