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Roslin Road, Acton

At our Roslin Road project we have started internal works with the M&E 1st fix now up to level 7 and the Drylining 1st fix now at level 12. Externally the scaffolding is now fully erected and the Brickwork is now completed to level 5. Wall closing has now started from level 1 to 3.
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Job Alert - Kitchen Package Manager - 4 Month Contract

Kitchen Package Managers Position – 4 month Contract commencing January 2023 We are currently seeking 2no Package Managers to oversee and Manage the delivery and Installation of 178no kitchens to separate projects in Acton, London W3 and Battersea, London SW11. We are looking for Managers with proven experience in Internal fit out on high end residential high-rise apartments preferably with a Carpentry trade background. The successful applicants will be responsible for the kitchen packages as detailed below. • Ensuring that the required elements to complete the Kitchen installation works are contained within the delivery to site from the Manufacturer. Logging any items that are missing and ensuring that all missing elements are re delivered to allow the works to be completed. • Overseeing the Sub Contract Kitchen Installers loading out the kitchens to the respective apartment units, ensuring that the correct elements are loaded out to the units in good condition. Part of the role will be noting and logging any damage that has been caused to the kitchen units during the loading out process by the Sub Contract Installer as well as any items that may have gone missing during this process. • Liaising with the relevant Mechanical and Electrical Contractors to ensure that the M & E services are in place and to the correct position to ensure that the Kitchen can be installed to suit the programme and layout plan. • Managing the Kitchen Installation process, agreeing and monitoring programmes with the Installation Sub Contractor and the Senior Site Manager. • Ensuring that the Kitchen is installed to the required standard, snagging the kitchen when offered for acceptance by the Sub Contractor, confirming that the snagging is complete, liaising with the stone worktop manufacturers and Installers to ensure that the templating works are completed to schedule and the worktop installations are complete thereafter. • Checking and signing off a QA form to demonstrate that each kitchen, its appliances and worktops are complete and in full working order and notifying the Senior QS of any outstanding issues or defects that are preventing the Kitchen package being 100% satisfactorily complete.
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Graphite Square, Lambeth

Graphite Square, Lambeth

At Graphite Square the level 3 slab has now been poured in Block C. Block B level 2 slab has also been poured and the link slab between Block C and B decking is installed on level 2. Level 1 slab poured in Block A and the link slab between Block A and B on level 1 is now decked.
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Christmas Closure

Christmas Closure

As we draw closer to the end of 2022 everyone at Vision Construct would like to wish you a Wonderful Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. We look forward to what 2023 brings for everyone.
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Graphite Square, Lambeth

At Graphite Square we have finished constructing the massive basement with 80% of the ground floor slab now poured. Blocks are loaded ready to construct the inner walls to the Basement meanwhile above ground Blocks B & C are almost at level 2 with Block A ground floor scheduled for pour in the next 7 days.
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Yelverton Road, Battersea

Project Update – Yelverton Road, Battersea The concrete frame if now 100% completed to the top floor including the lift shaft. Plumbing works are fully underway up to the 3rd floor and the SFS MetSec is now up to the 17th floor with boards fitted up to the 5th floor. Ventilation ducting is now at the 10th floor with the Sprinkler main pipes fitted up to the 9th. Scaffold is now erected up to the 16th floor with the Hoist going up this week.
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Roslin Road, Acton

The brick work on our Roslin Road project has progressed to level 4 with the external drylining having progressed all the way up to level 14. All internal 1st fix is now up to level 6/7 and with all windows installed on this project. The waterproofing of the balconies is up to level 13.
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New Site Alert - Battersea Bridge Road

We are pleased to announce the demolition works of an existing building on Battersea Bridge Road have started along with the removal of all structures/raised levels to allow for the erection of a part 4, 7 and 8 storey building, providing Class F1 Community Hall /Class F2 Church Hall on the ground and mezzanine floors, Class E Offices at mezzanine level and 24 residential units at mezzanine and upper levels, together with a communal terrace on 7th floor, cycle parking at ground and first floors and visitor cycle spaces on Hyde Lane.
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Foxley Lane, Purley

Our Foxley Lane project in Purley is making excellent progress with the continuation of the 1st fix plumbing, electrical, drylining, and sprinkler installations. The Brickwork/Blockwork is now up to the 3rd floor on both Block A and Block B. Carpentry works to the roofs on both blocks is also well underway.
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Graphite Square Community Funday

So, it has been over a month now since Vision Construct partnered with Thirdi Group to hold a Community Funday for the residents of Graphite Square where one of our projects is currently underway. The day was a huge success all thanks to Vision's RLO Carla Folkes who arranged everything from the delicious food to entertainment and even goody bags for the children. To see all of the residents and children enjoying themselves made it all worth it.
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Monday 19th September - Closed for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

With the news the entire nation received on Thursday 8th September that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had sadly passed away and having entered a national mourning period, we all at Vision send our sincere condolences to His Majesty King Charles III and The Royal Family. With a national bank holiday for the State Funeral being held on Monday 19th September for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Vision will be closed to allow individuals, businesses, and other organisations to pay their respects to Her Majesty and commemorate Her reign, while marking the final day of the period of national mourning. Vision will operate as normal on Tuesday 20th September.
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Church Road, Mitcham

Our Church Road Mitcham project will shortly be completing to provide 20no Apartments for Affordable Rent for Moat Homes. The Apartments and communal areas are in the final decoration stages with floor finishes being fitted and Client snagging due imminently
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Graphite Square, Lambeth

Our Flagship project at Graphite Square is progressing well Demolition works are nearing Completion and works have commenced to install the piling mat for the Piling Commencement shortly Our Phase 1 Site Set up is now in place and Operational and provides a base for our Site Management Team and our RLO
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Foxley Lane, Purley

Works have now commenced on our Foxley Lane Purley project to provide 41no. Apartments for Moat Homes Ground Beams, Drainage, Lift Pits and Pad foundations are now complete, works are now focused on installing the Ground floor Slab Vertical Column starters now in place ready for the RC Frame construction Formwork in place for the new RC Core walls and Lift shafts
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Graphite Square, Lambeth

Vision are delighted to announce successfully securing The Graphite Square landmark new build project which consists of 80,000 sq ft of Commercial space across the lower three floors of the development & 160 mixed-use Residential 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. Vision are proud to be working on this project and with demolition of the existing buildings well underway, we are excited to progress onto to next stage of the development.
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Roslin Road, Acton

Piling complete Foundations 90% complete Stub walls commenced Below ground drainage commenced 63.8M Crane being erected imminently
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Church Road, Mitcham

Kitchens are getting installed on 3rd and 2nd floors Doors, arcs and skirting getting installed on the 1st floor. That’ll be 3rd, 2nd and 1st complete by the end of the week. Boilers installation continuing throughout the 2nd floor. Groundworks/landscaping/fencing to the rear patios started
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Stirling Road, Acton

One of Vision Construct's new site has now officially started. Groundworks contractor completed below ground drainage Steel fixers have started to tile steel for the ground floor slab Groundworks contractor excavating, forming steel reinforcement cages and pouring concrete, for pile caps and ground beams
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Roslin Road, Acton

One of Vision Construct's new site has now officially started. Piling completed Exploratory work in the footpath started
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The Crane, Hayes

1st and 2nd fix ongoing to all floors Installation of internal SVP’s and installation of fire collars Roofing works on going and capping commencing Installation of windows progressing Boarding to bathrooms proceeding after installation of SVP’s and fire collars to progress 2nd fix M&E
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Church Road, Mitcham

Fire stopping works to the penetrations have started Closing up the walls will starting Metal ceilings work continues Lift installation work started Exterior snagging to the top floor will be complete and ready for scaffold strike
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Church Road, Mitcham

1st fix electric and plumbing will be completed by the end of the week Lift installation starting next week Roof coverings and outlets to be finished Fire rating penetrations to start next week
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York Road, Battersea

Met – Sec inner leaf to external façade – 100% External doors and windows – 40% External brickwork / cladding – 80% Sub – Station Construction – 80% Roof coverings – 20% Internal metal stud walls & board one side – 90% First fix M & E inc plant rooms – 60%
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The Crane, Hayes

Internally - 1st fixing electrical, mechanical, sprinklers and flat duct Externally - finishing parapet walls on the top roof in readiness for the roof coverings The lower roof is complete and the carpenters are now putting the joists on the middle roof and installing the firrings.
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The Crane, Hayes

Plying the upper roof Lower roof is having the membrane installed 1st fixed metal on the ground, 1st and 2nd floor Electricians have started 1st fix Plumbers have started putting up soil stacks Gas risers this week
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Church Road, Mitcham

First fix electric cabling started to the ground floor and containment to the corridors/communal. Metal studwork 70% complete throughout. Roof timbers / furrings / OSB decking ongoing Brickies building-up facework to the 3rd floor parapet.
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Sunbury Street, Woolwich

Internal second fix carpentry Second fix mechanical and electrical Mist coat decorations Tiling Bathroom sanitary ware install Incoming services Mechanical plant install
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Hyde Vale, Greenwich

Unit 1-4 Garden rooms green roof’s installed. Roof lights to unit 1-4. Portland stone copings completed to units 1-4 rear elevation with green roof installed. 1ST Floor windows installed on front elevation with Portland stone to window reveals.
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The Crane, Hayes

Currently commencing with 5th lift brick and block work Carpenters starting this week Scaffolders commencing to start birdcages and lifting the perimeter scaffold to get to 3rd floor planks.
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The Crane, Hayes

1st floor floor planks currently being installed Loading out for the bricklayers to start 3rd lift brick work
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Sunbury Street, Woolwich

Drylining close up and ceiling MF to apartments. Block C tape and jointing Blocks A & B lift install Boosted cold water supply pipe work Balcony weathering
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Church Road, Mitcham

Building up brickwork to top of padstones Installing final keystone lintels to doorways and windows Preparing site for steel installation
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Sunbury Street, Woolwich

M&E first fix mains pipework and electrical containment Level 4 terrace weathering and insulation Level 4 parapet capping Balcony balustrading
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York Road, Battersea

RC Frame up to seventh floor complete. Columns Level seven to eight formed. Back propping to floors below in place. Ground floor Blockwork to perimeter walls complete. Blockwork progressing in basement.
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The Crane, Hayes

progressing with 1st lift brick and blockwork in readiness for the 1st floor floor slab to be lift on . All drainage is complete
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Church Road, Mitcham

Exterior and interior walls going up to first lift height all around the site. Scaffold following the brick work up to first lift. Steel is in production
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York Road, Battersea

Basement Slab 100% complete Basement liner walls 85% complete. Core walls complete basement to ground floor. Ground floor 50% complete.
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The Crane, Hayes

installing the attenuation tank and forming the parking area and road. exposing piles and cutting down to the correct level to start forming the ground beams
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How to lay strong foundations for homes built to last

How to lay strong foundations for homes built to last

If you’ve viewed the impressive high rise developments in the Vision Construct property portfolio, you’ll know many of these new builds were completed in and around London. Over the years, we’ve learnt an inordinate amount about laying deep foundations to support heavyweight buildings. We’ve also gained an invaluable understanding of what it takes to lay foundations with minimal disruption to city life. Here’s a little of what we know.

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Going underground - the challenges of a basement dig out

Going underground - the challenges of a basement dig out

Basement dig outs are rarely out of the news in London, as hundreds of homeowners add value to their prime property with a subterranean extension. For Vision Construct meanwhile, basement dig outs tend to be on a larger scale. With space at a premium in vast urban developments of apartments and townhouses, we’re frequently tasked with building underground car parks. Find out how we overcome 2 of the most common excavation challenges

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Why the latest design plans do more for your development

Why the latest design plans do more for your development

Do you have the perfect piece of land to develop but no investment partner? Are you looking for a builder to bring your construction project to life? Or perhaps you need to create a buzz around a new build in progress? Whatever stage you’re at, you’ll find a spectacular set of CAD designs, some detailed floor plans and a range of elevations will hold appeal for potential stakeholders. Read on to find out why.

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Over the years, Vision Construct has built a reputation as one of the most forward-thinking construction companies in London and the South East. Get in touch by phone or e-mail to find out more.


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