BUILD UPDATE 15-05-2018

Cormorant House: Installation of the Second Lift has Commenced

Nearly all furniture has been fitted in the student studios

Following the delivery of the majority of furniture last month, 80% of the wardrobes, beds, tables and chairs have been installed and are in position, whilst the window blinds have been fitted in 70% of the apartments.

Work on the two lifts that will service Cormorant House is also progressing on site, with the fitting of the first now well advanced, while the second lift has been delivered to site and is being installed.

The lift entrance areas are now also on site and work to fit these has started.

All doors and ironmongery have been installed and the second fix joinery is complete.

As all kitchens are now fully fitted, the wall tiling is finished and all services are now live.

Whilst all decoration work and carpets are completed in all apartments and common rooms, carpets to stairs and corridors are planned to follow the snagging – which is progressing alongside tidying up after other trades.

BUILD UPDATE 06-03-2018

Cormorant House:

Works are progressing towards the top floor

Fittings of beds, wardrobes, tables etc. are soon to commence

Following the completion of the core walls to the staircases in February, work to install the handrails and string skirting are now well advanced at Cormorant House.

The contractor is now starting to work their way down the building to finish all units to the level of those already completed on the lower floors; in order to facilitate the fitting of beds, wardrobes, tables and chairs etc. which is set to commence shortly.

As work is nearly complete on the lower floors, focus is set to shift to the top floors with each trade working down the building in succession.

With 85% of all kitchens now fitted, the installation of vinyl flooring is progressing well in the kitchens and carpeting is continuing throughout the building.

Internal partitioning and plasterwork are now 99% completed and work to the skirting and architraves are continuing.

97% of the doors and frames to the studio apartments have been installed, whilst 75% of the corridor doors and frames have been fitted.

The mechanical and electrical second fix is also progressing at the student property, with 97% now complete.