Allconstruct were engaged by KANE Constructions as the preferred ceiling/partitions, carpentry contractor for the efit of five existing student accommodation cabins to comply with ambulant and PWD building codes. The project also included the infill construction of five double storey cabins between the existing live buildings, mounted on sandy foundations.
Contractually, the project has been divided into Separable Portion 1 (SP1) and Separable Portion 2 (SP2). The SP1 scope of works included Buildings 1 & 2 only, and SP2 included Buildings 3, 4 & 5, commencing immediately following Practical Completion and handover of SP1.
The main objective of works was to upgrade the bathroom/wet areas of the existing units within Buildings 1 – 5. This was achieved through the amendment of the building substructure to accommodate necessary falls to shower wastes, compliant bathroom fixtures to comply with local and national building codes, as well as the new build of infill units to accommodate increased public and student numbers visiting the centre.
Scope of Works:
The work undertaken by our crew included:
- Demolition of the existing cabin accommodation units
- Framing all the external and internal stud framing.
- Plasterboard sheeting & setting all internal wall framing
- 1st and 2nd fix carpentry to all the external and internal fit-out areas
KANE engaged Allconstruct as the preferred fit-out contractor as our management team offered the design support, project management and skilled tradesmen package to make sure the project was constructed on time and within budget.