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.