CASE 1 : The brief was to install a very discrete background music system to a central
London club/bar based in Kensington & Chelsea, which had to match the clients specific
design and budgetary requirements. A DJ system was also installed with an IPOD dock
to allow the BAR full Control. Equipment installed included, Genelec Active Monitors
where fitted and where specially imported directly from Genelec in white to match
the clients requirements. The DJ console included two Denon CD players, Two Techniques
SL1210 record decks along with a Cloud Limiter/Compressor and 4 channel zoner to
allow the client full protection and control of sound levels in each area.
CASE 2: The brief was to add value to a high end newly refurbished apartment in central
London, by the addition of two plasma screens (one to the main living area, other
to a bedroom) and the addition of a high definition DVD player and unobtrusive sound
system. The equipment installed matched both the design and value for the property
and fell within the clients budget. Within a short time the property was sold. Due
to the aftermarket installation the equipment we specified and installed ensured
little or no additional building work was required.
CASE 1 : Project Management of an office refurbishment in London W1, the total project
budget was £200,000 GBP and the refurbishment was carried out within budget and on
time. Works involved a total re-design of the ground floor and basement show room
with interconnection of I.T, Servers, Fire and Intruder Alarm to the rest of the
building. Also light works to the rest of the upper floors with upgrade and implementation
of new I.T and phone infrastructure.
CASE 2 : Project Management of residential development in Knightsbridge, the total
cost of the works was £1,200,00 GBP. A full scale strip out and part re-build and
dig down of basement to add more square footage and head height with removal and
inclusion of a new stair case to the property and installation of new drainage, electrical,
roof, audio video and lighting system. Works included full planning and management
of the team involved at all levels from the general contractors, alarm companies,
architects, audio visual companies, etc. The property was sold shortly after completion
and then subsequently rented by the new owners, management of the property continued.
CASE 3: Project Management and Specification of works to add air conditioning, audio
/ video system and CCTV to a private architectural new build home just outside London.
Works included the wiring and installation of a new CCTV system that could be monitored
remotely by the owner. Addition of air conditioning to the property, ensuring there
was no infringement on planning or conservation area consent and maintain the look
and feel of the property by thinking outside the box and building enclosures for
the external condensers and hiding of the pipe work within custom down pipes. Works
to enhance and fully modernise existing audio / video system to include a distributed
system throughout the property and ensuring the system works to the clients requirements
which included the integration and installation of a colouring changing LED light
system. The project ran on time and to budget and involved major works to allow the
cabling to be installed and hidden from site.
CASE 4: Project Management and Specification of works to add a remote CCTV system
to a clients private châteaux in France, set in 1,000 hectors of land the client
required a remotely accessible system where he could monitor the grounds (internal
and external cameras), works included firstly the setting out of three proposal of
varying degrees of technical specification of the system and then implementing the
chosen system. Works involved the installation of a new fibre data feed to the property
and liking and installation of around 24 cameras to the property. Works where completed
on time and within budget.
CASE 1: Management of 3 luxury adjoining private homes in Mayfair. Total combined
value of the assets in the region of £60 million GBP. All three properties were
later sold, two of which remained in management for the new owners and the third
underwent major refurbishment works carried out by the new owner. All properties
were grade II listed.
- Payment of bills
- Looking after and addressing enquiries from the owners and staff alike
- Works to install:
- Telephone system linking two properties
- Introduction of a wireless secured network
- Fire panel installation
- Intruder alarm installation
- Setting up of maintenance contracts for:
- Pest Control
- Air Cooling System
CASE 2 : Management of 2 town houses in Kensington & Chelsea for an overseas client,
one property was being rented on their behalf and the other was used as their holiday
home. Works included looking after the day to day maintenance and running of the
properties and handling enquiries and issues raised by the tenants and ensuring health
& safety legislation was maintained such as the Landlords Safety Certificates, etc.
Properties where within a conservation area.
CASE 3: Management of two apartments within a block of five apartments in Kensington
& Chelsea. Both apartments where rented and works included looking after the day
to day maintenance and running of the properties and handling enquiries and issues
raised by the tenants and ensuring health & safety legislation was maintained such
as the Landlords Safety Certificates, etc. Works also included liasing with the building
management company to assist with and ensure any works to the fabric of the building
also progressed and where maintained. Providing a report and statement of accounts
to the owners was also provided as well carrying out any refurbishment works to ensure
the rental value of the property was maintained.
CASE 4: Management of two luxury homes that had been recently developed, one property
in Knightsbridge and other in Marylebone, each had installed Lutron Light Systems,
Modern Heating and Cooling Systems, Crestron Audio/Video, Intruder alarm systems,
Fire panels. Works included the day to day running and maintenance of the properties
and setting up of the relevant maintenance contracts.
CASE 5: Management of a commercial office in W1 set over basement and ground floor
showroom and 2 floors of office space along with a top floor apartment and adjoining
mews office space. Works included looking after the day to day maintenance and running
of the property and ensuring health & safety legislation was maintained such as the
Landlords Safety Certificates, fire alarm maintenance, intruder alarm maintenance,
fire extinguisher maintenance, air conditioning maintenance, etc. Also in charge
of running and maintenance of the office I.T and Telephone systems which included
both an exchange server and blackberry server. The commercial property was listed
and within a conservation area therefore special considerations apply.
CASE 6: Management of a private architect designed new build property in Richmond,
a modern property with air conditioning, intelligent LED light system, remote CCTV
required management and understanding of the latest technologies on behalf of the
owner, ensuring the property was well maintained and remained secure was of up-most
importance to the client.
CASE 7: Management of a block of 10 apartments in WC1. Working with the tenants to
ensure the building is well maintained and elements neglected in previous years were
addressed, this also included the settlement and closure of open issues with the
adjoining property. Looking after the day to day maintenance and addressing any issues
with the common areas, boiler, roof and cleaning for the block.
- Payment of bills - for the common areas
- Production of Service Charge statements to tenants
- Production of budgets
- Issuing of Section 20 Notices and collection of interim payments
- Looking after and addressing enquiries from the tenants
- Works to install:
- Fire Extinguishers
- Upgrade of the Boiler room plant to improve the efficiency
- Upgrade of the common area electrics
- Maintenance of the building (exterior and interior common areas)
- Setting up of maintenance contracts for:
- Health & Safety and Fire Risk Assessments
- Boiler, inc Landlords Safety Certificates
CASE 8: Management of a set of apartments in W2 for overseas private clients, looking
after any issues raised by the housekeepers, addressing any issues and improvements
raised by the owners. Also informing our clients of any issues or improvements noted
during our inspections. Addressing any looking after any insurance claims and dealing
with the building management company and liasing with the porters to ensure the apartments
are well maintained at all times.
- Interrogation of the Service Charge statements received
- Production of budgets and quotes for works
- Maintaining a relationship with the porters and building management company
- Liasing with other residents in the block to maintain a good relationship
- Looking after and addressing enquiries from the owners and housekeepers
CASE 9: Management of an office in W1 consisting of ground floor plus two upper floors.
Maintaining the cleaning and maintenance of the boilers and ensuring works required
are quoted, authorised and booked in a timely fashion, statement of accounts sent
at regular intervals and any health & safety concerns are highlighted and addressed