Case Studies

Brentwood Villas, Marple

1.09.2020
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IGL were initially engaged to investigate and report on defects in the existing roof which had been experiencing  significant water ingress since construction.

Following detailed investigations and opening up, IGL advised on suitable remedial measures, producing designs & specifications for the works.

Following the appointment of a contractor for the works, IGL undertook contract admin and detailed site monitoring of the works including cost control.

The detailed recording and production of a photographic defects log by IGL has enabled the Client to pursue a robust claim against the original developer […]

Chesterfield Town Hall Refurbishment – Phase 1

4.10.2019
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IGL were appointed for this scheme as a result of their experience in working with Listed Buildings along with our ability to provide additional services such as design when required, without the need for the client to appoint additional specialist consultants.

A pre-commencement contract was undertaken initially to remove asbestos materials from the building prior to commencement of the refurbishment works.

The particular challenges of this scheme was the undertaking of works in a fully occupied Grade 2 Listed Building with multiple restrictions to working hours/practices.

IGL worked with Chesterfield Borough Councils in-house transformation team, using CBC […]

Beswick Co-op, Manchester

22.08.2019
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We were approached by Great Places Housing Group following complaints of water ingress by residents into various apartments to the upper parts at this Grade 11 listed residential building in Manchester.

We were asked to carry out inspections to the parapet gutters, roof slopes and dormer window constructions as well as the faience & parapet at the uppermost level on the front elevation of the building.

Additionally, we were instructed to carry out an inspection to the remainder of the building in order to determine it’s condition and produce a costed programme for any remedial works that were identified […]

Houseman Close, Chester

22.08.2019
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We were approached by Muir Housing in the summer of 2016 with a request to carry out a  measured survey in order to draw up plans/submit for approval for a  single storey extension in order to provide an independent bedroom and en-suite for a child with deteriorating mobility.

IGL provided a full Design, Cost Control and Site Monitoring service plus co-ordinating the structural engineers services to provide a specialist foundation design.

The works were carefully co-ordinated to minimize the disruption to the existing tenants, who remained in occupation whilst the works were undertaken.

IGL also assisted […]