Network Rail – Old Grain Store, Hitchin MDU

Rothwell Group Ltd were commissioned by Network Rail to undertake the works to the Grade 2 Listed building. To provide a supervisors office and welfare building for Network Rail south operatives.

Project Brief

We were responsible for the procurement, installation, connection, testing and commissioning, setting to works of the whole of the electrical installation, mechanical Installation and building works as detailed below:

Project Brief – Construction

The works included:

  • Strip out of existing building
  • Install new structural steel work
  • Installation of bespoke spiral staircase
  • Installation of new thermal installation insulation throughout the building
  • New shower block and drying rooms
  • New hot desk facility to the ground floor
  • Installation of new ceilings and flooring to first floor area
  • Installation of partitions for new offices and welfare facility’s on the first floor
  • Installation of new K rated windows to the whole building
  • Decoration to all areas

This was supplemented by a full inhouse turnkey M&E package to include the following:

  •     Removal of the existing electrical installation and disposal of all items
  •     Installation of an CCTV external installation
  •     New mains supply to the building
  •     New mains distribution and containment
  •     New lighting and emergency lighting installation including lighting controls
  •     New small power and equipment supplies including DDA items and supplies to mechanical plant
  •     New External lighting
  •     Provision of containment for the IT installation
  •     New fire detection and alarm system installation
  •     New access control installation
  •     Earthing and bonding.
  •     New lightning protection installation
  •     HVAC
  •     Air Conditioning
  •     New Boiler Installation for new central heating system
  •     Testing and commissioning.
  •     As fitted drawings and operating manuals