Following shortcomings identified by Derbyshire Constabulary highlighting their deteriorating station located on Cotton Lane in Derby, a review was initiated to modernise the facilities for future use by the force. The study concluded that building a brand new police station would be much more cost-effective and less intrusive than refurbishing their current headquarters.
Following the announcement of a £7.1m investment from Chesterfield Borough Council to modernise areas in the former mining town of Staveley, main contractor Fortem was chosen to renovate buildings both internally and externally. Thanks to our excellent reputation with Fortem forged on previous work, Westville was appointed once again to apply rendering and cladding expertise on this initiative.
Our renovation commission involved a series of one-bedroom flats, initially built in 1960 for housing the elderly. Sixty-one years on and they were certainly in need of some love!
Standing strong for 46 years, Markham Court was starting to show its age, so plans were drawn to refurbish the building to make it much more comfortable to live in.
The brief was to make the Medici a modern force within the city’s creative quarter and provide much needed quality accommodation for students attending Nottingham Trent University.
Having received funding from the Government’s free school capital programme, plans were drawn up for an ambitious new primary school in Smethwick to supplement the adjoining Shireland Collegiate Academy.
To take the 8,000 square metre site from its current weather-beaten tired state to an eye-catching, resilient series of energy-efficient flats, Westville to carrie out all the insulation, cladding and render work.
Following a survey that identified cladding on the exterior of Nottingham’s Ice House as a potential fire risk to inhabitants, contractor, Norwest Industrial Roofing, contacted Westville to explore safer alternatives.
Boarded up and derelict for over several years, Romorantin Place was definitely in need of some love and attention. Commissioned by United Living, we were asked to install external wall insulation and render to the twenty nine formally decommissioned bedsits, that make up this Long Eaton project.
Contracted by McCarthy & Stone, Westville was instructed to install render and cladding to the newly built Elizabeth Place development in Market Harborough. Any products chosen had to be in line with the overall plans of the building, ensuring residents were warm, safe and had a beautiful place to live. A vital part of the brief was as the site was being developed near an industrial estate, the appearance needed to be kept in line with the area.