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Negotiated project :
The Old Post Office, City Square, Leeds 1

The Brief: Top quality accommodation in Residence 6 and a 5 star restaurant in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

A total refurbishment, major structural works, propping, pinning and specialist demolition of The Old Post Office forming new floors and creating 23 luxury one and two bedroom duplex apartments.

The work carried out:
  • Complete new roof with extensive traditional lead works
  • Installation of a mezzanine floor
  • Stainless steel and glass balustrading
  • Installation of four new lifts
  • Redesign drainage system
  • Hand-made hardwood kitchens with granite work surfaces
  • State-of-the-art bathroom and shower areas
  • Forming of new, hand carved stone entrances to the Residence 6 and restaurant buildings
  • Provided high-class flooring
  • Refurbishing of the existing windows and provide secondary glazing
  • Restoring, cleaning and pointing the facade
  • High-specification decoration to all areas
Architect: Garnett Netherwood

Engineer: Shepherd Gilmore

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