Adam Continuity Case Study

Adam Continuity – Cladding Case Study

The ABK team was contacted by Adam Continuity in Basingstoke to carry out some external painting refurbishment works.

Project Requirements

The main focus of the works was the repainting of the external cladding to the business unit using spray guns via cherry pickers.

Solution Implemented

We used a specialist paint called Hi Build Vinyl, it is a paint especially for steel and metalwork such as storage containers, skips and waste compactors and can be sprayed on.

Challenges Overcome

A lot of preparation work was involved in this project removing the flaking paint and sanding back. It was slightly more difficult due to the height and having to move the cherry pickers for the different sections.

Results

On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us directly via the office.

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

The Chequers Inn Case Study

The Chequers Inn

Internal and External painting and refurbishment to the Chequers Inn Hotel, Wooburn Common.

 

Project Requirements

We have carried out a number of projects at the Chequers Inn. The first project was to carry out Internal decoration to a new extension of 12 additional rooms. We have also carried out internal decoration to the older bedrooms at the hotel and the reception area. We were then asked to paint the exterior of the hotel.

Since then, we have carried out a full redecoration to all of the older rooms after a full refurbishment, we were put forward as preferred suppliers for painting works. 

Solution Implemented

We used a range of paints such as Johnstones Durable Matt mixed paint in the bedrooms,  Cova Plus, Zinsser primer and sealer. On the exterior, we carried out some repairs to the beams using the Repair Care System and applied Dulux Weathershield Ultimate Opaque for a required satin finish ensuring maximum

Challenges Overcome

Working around guest bookings at the hotel to enable a safe working environment and to avoid disrupting any guests.

Results

On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us directly via the office.

Google Testimonial

“ABK have just completed a large painting and decorating and building work project at our hotel, Chequers Inn near Wooburn Green.  I found all the workers to be extremely reliable and friendly, the effort that was taken to ensure all working areas were left clean and tidy (which included Ground Floor, First Floor, Bar, Reception and Toilets) was much appreciated as this helped us to continue our business with minimal disruption. We are pleased with the standard of work, advice on paint types and colours to achieve the overall finish and we are delighted with the hotel’s new image. I would highly recommend ABK for any painting and decorating and building works”.

 

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

St Augustines Church Case Study

St Augustine’s Church

The ABK team was contacted by St Augustines Church on Amersham Hill in High Wycombe to carry out some internal decorating refurbishment works.

Project Requirements

The main focus of the works was the Decoration of the Sacristy Room and the Main Entrance Porch. The church wanted to brighten these communal areas up for its guests.

Solution Implemented

We used Dulux Vinyl Matt for the walls and ceiling and Dulux Metalshield also in Sandsdown for all of the metalwork.

We used Dulux Vinyl Matt colour ‘Swansdown’ for the ceilings and walls. We also used Dulux Metalshield for all of the metalwork throughout the main church areas.

Challenges Overcome

Due to the height, scaffold towers were used. We had to rearrange work on one of the days as the church had a funeral, the day before this we made sure that everything was put away discreetly and was clean.

Results

On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us directly via the office.

Google Testimonial

“In the repainting of the interior of St Augustine’s Church, I was very pleased with ABK at every stage of the work. Before the quotation was made they met with me to discuss details of the project and decide how various things would work out in practice and to ensure I was satisfied.

The work began on time and the workers were not only hard-working (finishing the job in around three-quarters of the time given as the original estimate) but also friendly and very accommodating. When we had to call for a break in the work because of a funeral they were meticulous about clearing everything away and out of sight”.
Father Jonathan Hill

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

Greenhill Gate Flats Case Study

Greenhill Gate Flats

Three blocks of residential apartments on Green Hill, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire which overlook the lovely Hughenden Park.

Project Requirements

We carried full internal decorations to seven staircases and landings across all three blocks.  We also carried out some building repairs to the external three blocks before painting them.

Solution Implemented

Our highly skilled decorators applied ICI Dulux Contract Matt and Vinyl Matt emulsions to the ceilings and walls. Then applied ICI Dulux Undercoat and Gloss to the skirtings, loft hatches and the stringer boards on the staircases and to finish we applied a stain varnish on the staircase handrails.

On the external parts of the building, our builders carried out some high-level repairs before our decorators prepared and painted all three blocks in ICI Dulux Weathershield Masonry paint.

From the scaffold, we repointed high-level brickwork as required and the woodwork repairs were carried out using the Repair Care System, a resin-based product that gives longevity and then finished off with high-quality external paint.  We carried out the painting of the walls in Sandtex Smooth, Cornish Cream at the client’s request.

Challenges Overcome

As these flats are built on the side of a hill, we arranged for scaffolding, we used our own cherry picker where we could but needed to hire in specialist access lifts to be able to reach some areas due to the incline.

Results

On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us directly via the office. We provide a full range of trades for any building refurbishment work https://www.abkltd.co.uk/more-than-painting/

 

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our residential gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https:/www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Residential Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/residential-gallery/

Roald Dahl Museum Case Study

Roald Dahl Museum

The ABK team was contacted by the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden in order to carry out Internal decorating refurbishments. A nice local project for a business celebrating one of the worlds most famous authors.

Project Requirements

Complete refurbishment of the upper floors of the South Wing of Grade 11 Listed Building. We then carried out additional refurbishment to other areas 6 months later.

Solution Implemented

We were provided with a detailed specification for the work, as this included various trades, we called upon our carpenter/joiner, flooring experts, plumbers, electricians and painters.

Challenges Overcome

As this was a large project, our skilled Contracts Manager managed the full refurbishment and scheduled in the trades as they were required so the project ran smoothly, finished ahead of schedule and within budget.

Results

A very happy client, unfortunately, the museum had a serious flood unrelated to the works we carried out, meaning some of the areas we refurbished had to be done again.

Google Testimonial

“We have worked with ABK on several occasions and the last project was the refurbishment of the upper floors of the South Wing of our Grade II listed building. The project was to convert existing office space into an open plan area for picnic lunches as well as extending a meeting room to become a classroom/workshop room and refurbishing a staff room and loo.

The work involved demolishing some internal stud walls, installing new walls and floor to ceiling cupboards, new lighting and flooring as well as removing old kitchens and replacing them with new. All of this work was completed while the Museum was open for business. Access to the site was limited for delivery and removal of goods and waste.

There were no issues at all about the delivery and removal of waste and all work was carried out with little or no disruption to the day to day running of the Museum.
The project was planned well and all trades worked well together. The workmen were all extremely professional and fulfilled the brief on time, within budget and to our complete satisfaction. We would have no hesitation in recommending ABK for building projects and, in fact, are about to embark on another project with them for phase two of the development”

 

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

Legoland Case Study

Legoland, Windsor

The ABK team was contacted by Legoland Windsor in order to carry out External decorating refurbishments to one of their attractions, namely the Balloon Ride. This was a great project for the team, revitalising a popular attraction at the park.

Project Requirements

To clean and paint all 6 of balloons on this ride using a fungicidal wash and specified Zinsser exterior paint products.

Solution Implemented

The actual balloons were very big so we arranged for a specialist access moveable plant to reach over the tops of the balloons and our towers to access the sides.

Challenges Overcome

The weather is always a challenge with exterior decorating projects, luckily for our decorators, the weather stayed fine and all works were able to be completed on time and within the parks, maintenance shut down period.

Results

We really enjoy working at Legoland, it was a different type of project but one that is ideal for our highly experienced painters. We are now scheduling works in for the large and smaller roller coasters, this would take the whole winter shutdown period to complete using specialist Tor coating paints, specified via there rep/specifier Darren Rothwell.

 

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

Empire Cinema Slough Case Study

Empire Cinema Slough

The ABK team was contacted by Empire Cinemas Slough branch in order to carry out Internal And External decorating refurbishments. This was a great project for the team, with some amazing colourful results.

Project Requirements

We painted and decorated the Box Office Area and level 2 (first floor) of the Empire cinema in the newer corporate colours.

Solution Implemented

We used Dulux Vinyl Matt colours mixed to match the newer Empire colour scheme which were very bright and easily caught your eye.

Challenges Overcome

Works were scheduled to be carried out within cinema opening times. To ensure the safety of visitors and employees we cordoned off working areas with appropriate signage to avoid any accidents and worked efficiently to keep disruptions to a minimum and installed our mobile ventilation system to keep the paint smells to a minimum.

Results

On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us.

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/

St Mary’s School Case Study

St Mary’s School Case Study

The ABK team was contacted by St Mary’s School to carry out some external decoration at an independent school in Gerrards Cross.

Project Requirements

We were asked to carry external painting and decorating to the front elevation of the schools main building during the summer school holidays.

Solution Implemented

We carried out a very high level of preparation work to ensure longevity and a high-quality finish. We used a resin-based product to repair any rotten timber and an anti-fungicidal wash on the walls and stonework. The masonry was finished using Dulux ICI Weathershield Smooth Masonry Paint tinted to Barley White. To complete the project we applied a protective dark green contrasting line to the base of the building.

Challenges Overcome

Working on School premises it is a necessity to have enhanced DBS disclosures.  All our decorators and management have up to date DBS.

Our painters were reliable, professional, very skilled and were backed up by the office staff and our Decorations Contract Manager who provided the specification for the work. We also provide a full range of trades for any building refurbishment work, please take a look at our building page.

Results

The client was extremely happy with the finished project. The images above are our genuine pictures of the project.

Client Testimonial

“The service provided by ABK Decorations was exemplary. The team were professional and courteous with the job being completed “on time and within budget”. Without question, we will be using ABK Decorations again in the future.”

Mr D Martin – Bursar

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School Case Study

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School Case Study

The ABK team was contacted by Sir William Borlase’s School to carry out some internal decoration at the grammar school in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

Project Requirements

We were asked to carry internal painting and decorating to classrooms, corridors, toilets, staircases, hallways and landings during the summer school holidays.

Solution Implemented

We carried out a very high level of preparation work to ensure longevity and a high-quality finish. We protected the floors and furniture and removed any old fixings, then used fillers and sealed any water damaged areas. The walls were finished with a highly durable matt paint and the doors with undercoat and gloss in Trafalgar Blue, Borlase’s school colour.

Challenges Overcome

Working on School premises it is a necessity to have enhanced DBS disclosures.  All our decorators and management have up to date DBS.

Our painters were reliable, professional, very skilled and were backed up by the office staff and our Decorations Contract Manager who provided the specification for the work. We also provide a full range of trades for any building refurbishment work, please take a look at our building page.

Results

The client was extremely happy with the finished project. The images above are our genuine pictures of the project.

Client Testimonial

“We have been using ABK’s decoration services for several years now. Their professionalism in the way that they deliver their services has been first-class and I am very happy to recommend them for these services.”

Ray Kipping, Site Manager

Stoke Park Case Study

Stoke Park Hotel

Exterior Repairs and Painting – privately owned 5AA Red Star, Country Club, Spa and Hotel, Stoke Park.

Project Requirements

We were asked to carry out large repairs to the masonry and re-paint the exterior of this grand Manor in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire.

Solution Implemented

We carried out a very high level of preparation work to ensure longevity, finishing with a specified paint to protect the property and it’s heritage. We worked closely with the estate managers and the staff, we completed the work to the deadline set, before the first Summer wedding! Our painters were reliable, professional, very skilled and are backed up by office staff and our Decorations Contract Manager, who advised on all types of heritage paint products and colour schemes.

Challenges Overcome

We had a large team of highly experienced painters and decorators who worked extremely hard on the thorough preparation that was required.  We worked closely with the estate managers and the staff as the hotel remained open at all times, our painters were reliable, professional and were backed up by office staff to ensure the whole project ran smoothly and to the deadline.

Results

The client was extremely happy with the finished project. On this page, you will find some imagery relating to works completed on the project. For further information about this or any other project carried out by the ABK team please contact us directly via the office.

Useful Links

Take a look at our “before and after” gallery and our commercial gallery for a range of decoration works carried out.

Before and After Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/before-and-after-gallery/
Commercial Gallery and Case Studies https://www.abkltd.co.uk/commercial-projects-gallery/