Royal Academy

Scope of work

Restore London undertook various elements of work to the listed fabric both internally and externally. The principal task was the careful removal of vaulted brick arches in the basement to allow for the construction of a new lift aperture.

Restore London also rebuilt a new concrete structure along with various restoration works to the timber and stonework in the gallery above as well as carrying out important roofing and structural works externally.

Key Facts

Location

Piccadilly, London

Client

The Royal Academy

Principal Contractor

CBRE

Duration

12 Weeks

Completion Date

Sept 2015

Value

£250K

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I have used Restore London for a number of projects & find them very reliable & cost effective, with excellent workmanship – which is particularly important when working on a number of the Listed buildings we have here at RHC

Stephen Crampton – Project & Permit Supervisor, CBRE

Our ability to seamlessly match new with old, whilst understanding traditional and contemporary components, fabrics and styles has embellished the service we provide.

John Rushworth, Managing Director.

The quality achieved is fantastic and I would recommend Restore London to anyone.

Colin Davies, Senior Project Manager -Saigol Developments.

I have received helpful assistance from Restore London on live projects, estimates, budgets and presentations. I would highly recommend them

Nick Restall, RICS – Senior Quantity Surveyor, CBRE

Restore London have been invaluable throughout the Project, particularly during the design phase, ensuring the new and reclaimed Portland Stone and the new Pre-cast was built efficiently and seamlessly.

Jon Clayden MCIOB Senior Project Manager, ISG PLC, Dixon House

Restore London’s works were undertaken to the highest standards. The team’s attention to detail has been second to none & we would recommend Restore London to anyone seeking a strong team who can deliver.

Louise Priestman BA(Hons) MArch MA PGCert PPA ARB RIBA – Architect, Purcell

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