SSJ Chartered Surveyors

Commercial Portfolio - Refurbished Properties


Project: Quinquennial Condition Report
Client: Ellesmere College, Ellesmere
Value: £1.9 million

We were engaged by Ellesmere College to produce a quinquennial (five-year) condition report of all the buildings which make up Ellesmere College, prioritising the maintenance work that needs undertaking and giving an estimated cost for each item of work.

Project: Chemistry & Physics Departments
Client: Shrewsbury Sixth Form College
Value: £150,000
Programme: 6 weeks

Silk Sharples Jennings were to project manage the internal refurbishment of the Chemistry and Physics Departments. The work involved major structural alterations to the interior of a Grade II Listed building together with the refitting of all Chemistry and Physics Laboratories. 

Works were completed on time, to budget, with full statutory approvals obtained before works commenced.

Project: Hatchers Solicitors, Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury
Client: Hatchers Solicitors LLP
Value: £360,000
Programme: 3 months

Silk Sharples Jennings were instructed to undertake a complete internal refurbishment of this mature three storied property.  Works involved the complete internal refurbishment to provide modern office accommodation within a mature, prominently located office building formerly used as an antique showroom.

The project was completed on time, to budget and to a quality required by the client.

Project: Bastion House, Hortonwood 37, Telford
Client: S P Services
Value: Circa £1,000,000
Programme: 8 months

Silk Sharples Jennings were instructed to provide a feasibility report into the cost effectiveness of converting this existing 31,000 sq. ft. industrial unit into a modern, highly equipped office / warehouse facility for a major international company. The feasibility study confirmed that the refurbishment of the building would be more cost effective than building a new structure and therefore Silk Sharples Jennings were instructed to design and project manage the conversion / refurbishment of this existing building into a modern facility.