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Recently Completed Projects

Queens College Oxford - New Basement Library and Archive

Client: E W Beard Construction Limited
Service: Ground Source Heating /chilled, ventilation, close control air conditioning, controls, domestic water services, sanitary ware, above ground drainage and fire suppression
Value: £500,000.00
Date: Completion April 2017

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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

Client: Kingerlee Construction Limited                                         
Service: Full Mechanical Services
Value: £2,500,000.00
Date: Commenced 2012 Phased to 2017
Duration: Phased Over 5 Years

Marlborough College - Refurbishments

Client: Stepnell Construction Limited                                             
Service: Full Mechanical Services
Value: £200000.00
Date: Summer 2015 & 2016
Duration: 16 Weeks

St Annes College Oxford - New Library

Client: Kingerlee Construction Limited
Service: Full Mechanical Services
Value: £830000.00
Date: Summer 2016
Duration: 40 Weeks

Anoopam Mission Temple Buckinghamshire

Client: EW Beard Limited
Service: Full Mechanical Services including Ground Source Heating and Cooling
Value: £364000.00
Date: Spring 2016
Duration: 26 Weeks

The site comprised a newly constructed temple with an open plan worship area, alter, storage, washing facility and plantroom. The administration/amenity block comprised a reception, security, offices, sales area, storage, toilets and circulation space.


Abingdon School

Client: Kingerlee
Service: Full Mechanical Services inc Laboratory Services
Value: £1.3m
Date: October 2015
Duration: 52 Weeks

The new science building accommodates twenty one laboratories with associated preparation rooms, project rooms, staff and toilet areas. The building incorporates perimeter and trench heating, natural and mechanical ventilation, gas proving systems in each Lab, Fume cupboard’s / acoustic enclosures, stainless steel clad exposed services, wholesome and category 5 hot and cold water systems.

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University College Oxford

Client: University College Goodhart Building
Service: Complete Refurbishment of Student Accommodation
Value: 440k
Date: August 2015
Duration: 40 Weeks

Supply and installation of complete new building services systems including heating, domestic hot and cold water services, ventilation, wc extract, new plantrooms and full BMS.

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Radley College

Client: Radley College Radley Abingdon Oxon
Service: Complete Refurbishment of Socials
Value: 250k
Date: August 2015
Duration: 6 Weeks

Supply and installation of heating services, domestic water services, with 2 new plantrooms and all localised bedroom ensuites and communal WC areas.

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City of Oxford College Oxpens Road - Main Boilerhouse

Client: OCVC
Service: New Plantroom
Value: 300k
Date: December 2014
Duration: 16 Weeks

Repairs to existing district heating mains, supply and installation of temporary boiler plant to maintain the heating and hot water services. Installation of new boilers, flues, gas fired water heater and associated pipework and controls. Project included all builderswork in connection including masonry and civil works.

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Client: Oratory School
Service: New Swimming Pool and Recreation Centre
Value: 360k
Date: December 2014
Duration: 50 Weeks

Supply and installation of heating services, domestic water services, with 2 new plantrooms and all localised bedroom ensuites and communal WC areas.

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Kings Rd Reading

Client: Feltham Construction
Service: New Aparthotel Kings Rd Reading Berkshire
Value: 1m
Date: August 2014
Duration: 50 weeks

Supply and installation of heating services, domestic water services, with 2 new plantrooms and all localised bedroom ensuites and communal WC areas.

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Queens College Oxford

Client: Queens College Oxford University
Service: Heating and Cooling
Value: 300k
Date: September 2013
Duration: 16 Weeks

The refurbishment of Queens College Library, the Upper Library is considered one of the finest rooms in Oxford and has been a focal point for the Colege ever since its construction at the end of the seventeenth century. Installation of new heating and cooling utilizing recessed FCU and trench heaters below an existing oak floor. Installation included new chilled water plant and full BMS.


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St Catherines School

Client: Feltham Construction - St Catherines School
Service: Complete Mechanical Installation
Value: 1.5M
Date: Spring 2013
Duration: 18 Months

New Sports Hall and Performing Arts Centre, including hall, changing rooms, showers, gym, dance studio and theatre. Supply and installation of gas fired boiler plant, CHP, LTHW Radiant panels, radiators, chilled water, VRF, DX AC, natural and mechanical ventilation systems, domestic water systems, rainwater harvesting and full building management system.

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St Cross Church

Client: St Cross Church - Balliol College
Service: Underfloor Heating & Mechanical Ventilation
Value: 185K
Date: February 2010    
Duration: 12 Months

Supply and installation of heating services incorporating underfloor heating, AHU's, and radiators. Mechanical ventilation incorporating humidity and air conditioning control to the archive stores. Full building control management, fire suppression to archive stores and domestic services to offices.

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Oxford University Church of St Mary the Virgin

Client: Beard Construction Limited
Service: Heating, Plumbing and Ventilation
Value: 160k
Date: 2012
Duration: 38 weeks 

This phased project involved the general refurbishment of this famous and instantly recognisable Oxford landmark.  

The works were undertaken from March through to December 2012, including works to the Chancel, Nave, De Broome Chapel, Kitchen, Servery, Cafe, Shop, Library and Toilet Facilities.

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Heating Services

Whether it be a conventional wet LTHW system with an open flued appliance serving a few dozen radiators, or a multi-boilered system with state of the art BMS feeding a mixture of emitters/convectors and an Air Conditioning plant; Lawton BES are able to offer a complete service of design/install/commission, or supply and install to given specifications and drawings. More on heating services...

Plumbing Services

Lawton BES are able to design and install domestic hot and cold water systems, boosted/pressurised cold water services, or softened water. With a dedicated Plumbing Department we are able to offer fully integrated packages of both water services and waste disposal. More on plumbing services...

Ventilation Services

Lawton BES are able to offer ventilation and extraction systems – both minor and major - for swimming pools, kitchens, fume cupboards, dust extraction from workshops and school technology classes, and specialised extraction from research laboratories, secure storage facilities etc according to the customers needs. More on ventilation services...

Air Conditioning

Lawton BES offers bespoke air conditioning systems to suit your requirements using the latest technology: with refrigeration systems or via waterside controlled four pipe fan coil units. From the smallest office requiring comfort cooling to multi-storey office blocks, computer suites, or closely controlled laboratories, Lawton BES can design and install a system tailored to the client. More on  air conditioning services...

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