Conservation and Renovation

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What have the Romans ever done for Manchester

Potted history of this great city; The Romans built a fort on a plateau about 1 mile south of the present Manchester cathedral in 80 AD called Mamuciam probably because the plateau resembled a breast. The fort was rebuilt in stone about 200 AD with a thriving civilian settlement clustered around the perimeter walls At the time of the Domesday Book in 1086 a village called Mamecester existed. In time the name changed to Manchester Fast forward to the time of the...

The ‘How To’ of a hospitality fit out

Once you have found the perfect location for your new hospitality venture, whether it be a bar, nightclub, restaurant, café or hotel, the next task is to transform the space. This can be a daunting task to say the least.  Before you begin key items must be considered, including deciding on a budget, creating a theme, designing a layout, sourcing furniture and equipment, hiring specialist contractors, and managing the process. An experienced fit out contractor can be hired to relieve this headache. ...

Going UP in the world? Then don’t forget to go DOWN

Moving to new premises can be costly and stressful, basement conversions offer an economical solution and an alternative to a costly relocation. Space is at a premium and a modest investment will reap rewards if you are an owner occupier. For a tenant it can also make perfect sense as Landlords are often willing to contribute towards the structural waterproofing & environmental costs of a project  The eight main elements of a basement conversion: Tanking / damp / waterproofing system Thermal...

Select Interiors Ltd looking back over 2012

Select Interiors Ltd have completed design, fit out and refurbishment projects in Southampton, Ipswich, London, Leeds, Wakefield, Manchester, Poynton, Salford, Didsbury, Northern Quarter, Tweedmouth, Liverpool and other locations across the country. Projects have ranged from the Design and Fit out of a Coffee Shop to complete build from slab of an office complex for an Oil Company. Select Interiors Ltd completed roofing, specialist lead works, external specialist joinery, the complete refurbishment of sash windows throughout. Structural damp proofing, timber treatment, structural...