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Basement Conversions – adding value to your office



Damp proof treatments & getting value from your building by converting basement

Select Interiors office fitters Manchester are currently working on the design and conversion of a damp and un-used basement of Virginia House in the Northern Quarter for the expanding Time Recruitment Group, Works include design, structural design, structural works, electrical, data cabling, lighting, flooring, decoration, bespoke staircase and glazed balustrades


Recently completed glazed Office for Time Recruitment Ltd



Structural Design Drawings for the conversion


Select Interiors Manchester Office Fitters have produced a full drawings package to include Structural, Ventilation, Heating & Cooling, Electrical & Data, Fire Strategy, Demolition and Lighting in a format suitable for submission for Building Regulations. Select Interiors have fitted out offices in other properties owned by Jeremy and have a good working relationship with the Landlord and the client Time Recruitment

Progress images Basement Conversion from storage to Offices Time Recruitment Ltd

Progress image 1 week










Select Interiors have been given the Design of another large basement area owned by the same Landlords Swan Properties for the Chinese Christian Church

Another Project before images for same Landlord, Swan Properties. Select Interiors have been awarded the contract to design a new Church & provide all drawings and sub consultant packages to be able to submit to Planning & Building Control. Select are providing full scope, design for Structural Waterproofing, insulating slab floor & walls, acoustic ceilings, ventilation, heating / cooling, electrical, data, structural works and full fit out package




As proposed Design Layout incorporating Structural Waterproofing Details below



Image of sump pump to be installed 650mm below slab level, connection to rainwater drain & perimeter drainage channel see diagram below detail for installation of channel.



Before Images of a Basement Conversion in the Northern Quarter, Manchester using products and detailing in above diagrams






Progress images of  Basement conversion in the Northern Quarter. The project will create Ladies, Gent’s W.C.s, Beer Cellar with bespoke drop hatch door from above, Prep Kitchen, Cleaners Store & Services area. Works include structural water-proofing, dry rot treatment, solid insulation to walls, complete new drainage, sum pump, reinforced concrete slab, partitions, electrical, plumbing, bespoke joinery, ceramic tiling, plaster finishes and decoration


Some of the projects above will be the subject of further blogs, the majority of the works above are repeat business, which would indicate we are doing something right.


The team at Select Interiors would like to thank all the clients above for their valued enquiries and business


Signed The Select Team

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