Subsidence Works – Tonbridge
Private Landlord/ JMLA (South East) Ltd
- The project was to restore and convert an old shopfront on a residential street.
- The front of the property had dropped in the corner by 40mm, so this needed to be rectified and stabilised, then the shopfront removed and converted into a residential flat, with windows and a door at the front.
- The property was already inhabited, so we had to accommodate the tenant in all of our work.
- Hawes Construction Group were chosen to complete this project because of our attention to detail and transparency.
- We tied the front elevation to the side elevation using steel poles, to account for the subsidence.
- We completed crack stitch repairs on the side elevation of the property, using steel to tie all the brickwork together.
- After discovering that the floor had also dropped, we raised the floor internally so that it was level.
- To ensure that the renovation was sympathetic to the existing building, we took extra care and used our attention to detail to match the new bricks to those already in place.
- Hawes Construction Group finished the project within the required timescale, and remained in constant contact with the landlord and tenant in order to reduce disruption.
- We were able to deliver a fully habitable and structurally sound residential flat that was suitable for the tenant and was in keeping with the rest of the street.
- The client was very happy with our work.
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