Project: Luxury Apartment (Conversion)- Park Place, Cardiff
Principal Contractor: Trusthouse Construction Ltd
Varco had been instructed in 2015 for the design of luxury apartments in Cardiff City Centre, with an A3 coffee shop proposed to the ground floor. The building previously comprised of an A2 use on the ground floor with ancillary offices above. At the time of instruction, the property was dated and in a dilapidated condition. Varco were commissioned to provide the following professional services;
Structural Survey of the property for consideration in feasibility study
Prepare design concepts and proposals for feasibility study
Obtaining planning permission
Develop detailed construction drawings and structural scheme
Obtain Building Control Approval
Co-ordinate asbestos removal for the refurbishment scheme, as an ‘enabling’ contract.
Act as Lead Designer co-coordinating the work of various design team members, and administering a formal JCT Building Contract to completion- managing costs, quality and time of the project.
The project was completed to an extremely high standard, and Varco were subsequently instructed to act on behalf of the incoming ground floor tenant, for the proposed fit out works.