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Wilmslow Park - IQ Student Accommodation

CLIENT: Hermes Asset Group S.a.r.L

PROJECT: Cladding Refurbishment
VALUE: Approx. £6 Million
LOCATION: Wilmslow, Manchester
DURATION: 15 Months

Cyril Orchard Group were employed to act as cost consultants on behalf of the client Hermes Asset Group S.a.r.L.

The project consisting the replacement of existing rain screen facades in the courtyard area to ensure the external envelope is in compliance with current fire protection regulations together with additional issues with weather proofing the façade at Wilmslow Park House, 211 Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 0JQ.

Constructed under a design and build contract Cyril Orchard Group compiled the employer’s requirements on behalf for the client as well as carrying out the role of cost consultants.

Lightmoor Village Primary School

CLIENT: Telford & Wrekin Council
PROJECT: New Primary School at Lighmoor Village
VALUE: £3.4 Million
LOCATION: Telford, Shropshire
DURATION: 12 Months

Cyril Orchard Group was commissioned to provide pre and post quantity surveying services in connection with the new primary school at Lightmoor Village, Telford on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council in conjunction with Bournville Village Trust and the Homes and Community Agency. Works included bills of quantities and post contract activities.

The building is part of Council Borough Town's Initiative programme of regeneration. The 210 pupil school features seven class bases, social play areas, multi use games area and a school hall. 

The project was completed in October 2010

Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School

CLIENT: Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School

PROJECT: Refurbishment and Upgrade Works
VALUE: Approx. £2 Million
LOCATION: Ramsgate, Kent
DURATION: 14 Months

DESIGN: Claque Architects

CONTRACTOR: P.A Hollingworth

Cyril Orchard Group provided both quantity surveying services as well as CDM Principal Designer services to the refurbishment works of Chatham House which was originally built in 1797. In addition our project works included refurbishment of Clarendon House which was founded in 1905 and jointly these properties now form the Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School.

The project included the replacement of roofs, upgrade of the Arts Department, replacement of windows and maintenance works to the library.

Cyril Orchard Group worked closely with Claque Architects and contractors P.A Hollingworth and collectively delivered a project on programme and within budget.

The Tannery, Shrewsbury

CLIENT: Shropshire County Council

PROJECT: The Tannery
VALUE: Approx. £12.5 Million
LOCATION: Shrewsbury Town Centre, Shropshire
DURATION: 4 years.

Cyril Orchard Group are currently employed to act as Employers Agent on behalf of Shropshire Council. The redevelopment of this town centre site included the demolition of an existing 1960’s block of retail units and flats. Constructed under a design and build contract with Cyril Orchard Group undertaking all post contract work.

The redevelopment works in Shrewsbury town centre comprised of two blocks, one of which is for university students studying in the town. The second block originally designed as a shell and core development for future retail and office accommodation was re-designed to provide a medical practice. 

The development of a third block as a hotel is now in design and planned for delivery in the future.

St Marys Catholic Primary School

CLIENT: Archdiocese of Southwark

PROJECT: Construction of a Stand Alone 2 Storey Building to Provide 4 Classrooms, Computer Rooms, Changing Rooms and Toilets
VALUE: £800,000.00
LOCATION: Whitstable, Kent
DURATION: 40 weeks

DESIGN: Cyril Orchard Group

CONTRACTOR: Jenner (Contractors) Limited

St Marys School required an existing 4 classroom modular building to be replaced by a permanent stand alone building to improve the reading facilities.

The Archdiocese of Southwark commissioned Cyril Orchard Group to design the extension to match the adjacent single storey classroom building, obtain planning and building regulation consent, act as quantity surveyors overseeing all aspects of the contract finances and supervise the construction to completion.

The practise liaised with structural engineers, mechanical and electrical consultants to ensure all installations met legislation and the schools criteria. In order to keep classrooms available for use, 4 temporary mobile classrooms were provided on part of the playground including all temporary electrical mains supply.

The building completed on time and handed over during the summer holidays ready for the new school year.