18 July 2018

Building Consultancy case study – York House, Kensington

One of the most sought after residences in Kensington, York House is a mansion block overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens.

SHW Building Consultancy contract administrated and project managed Phase One of a programme of essential maintenance and repairs, commencing in August 2016. This included:


  • Specialist stone repairs and repointing of all masonry (including intricate decorative repair)
  • Bespoke timber repairs to windows and doors
  • Fire escape structural repairs and asphalting
  • Pigeon prevention / bird-proofing measures installed
  • Installation of three new telecoms antennae to chimney stacks
  • SHW were also Health & Safety / CDM / Principle Designer / Contract Administrator for the project

This resulted in a highly successful project with happy clients and property manager.


SHW have been retained as project managers and contract administrators for the front and side elevations (Phase Two).


Building Consultancy Associate Wayne Mardell said: “This is an impressive building, and we took great pride in ensuring the works were undertaken to the highest quality in order to maintain its appearance and integrity for years to come.”


Wayne Mardell

020 7389 1508

07715 403825

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