The Ampersand

In the heart of London’s Soho district the Restore London team cleaned, repaired and restored the Oxford Street façade dating from 1885 and revamped the other façades built later on this iconic redevelopment which involved a multi-million pound “cut and carve” refurbishment of the existing mixed use office block.

Our specialist package involved new stone cladding and the take down and rebuilding of traditional stone arches, extensive cleaning of the façades was also carried out. As the scheme involves demolishing the top floor of the building, carrying out structural alterations to the remaining structure, then installing a new three story structural steel frame. We had to match in stone and brick repairs as required.


Key Facts

LOCATION

Oxford Street

DURATION

16 Weeks

CLIENT

Developer/ Owner Resolution Property

COMPLETION DATE

March 2015

PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

McClaren

VALUE

£160K



“Restore London brought a level of quality craftsmanship and skill that is rare in today’s construction market. They worked collaboratively, bringing their wealth of knowledge to every detail. Their contribution to the National Portrait Gallery can be seen wherever you look in the project. ”


Jamie Fobert CBE

Architect, Jamie Fobert Architects

“It was a pleasure working with the Restore London team. They showed good team spirit coupled by a highly pro-active approach to problem solving & were able to resource the project during unforeseen circumstances, such as the funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The quality of their workmanship was excellent. ”


Steve Baldock

Divisional Director, Curo Construction

“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 Manager, CBRE

““Restore London made our specified repairs so that they are almost invisible when viewing the room as a whole but are sufficiently different that an educated viewer could see where the mosaic had experienced areas of change when looking in detail. Perfect!” ”


Liz Smith

Chairperson & Regional Partner, Purcell

“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

“Restore London cleaned and restored the facades of the building including the courtyard all to the complete satisfaction of our Client’s team. The quality of work was matched by the professional and pro-active approach of the entire Restore team, we would certainly recommend them.”


Brian Hutchison

Board Director, BECK

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