The Chocolate Quarter – St Monica Trust
The Chocolate Quarter – St Monica TrustThe Chocolate Quarter – St Monica Trust

The Chocolate Quarter – St Monica Trust

CalendarStart date: Feb 2016 – Completion date: Oct 2017

LocationLocation: Keynsham

ArrowMain Contractor: Andrew Wilson Partnership

PoundValue: £3.5m

Scope of works:

Once home to the nation’s favourite chocolate treats, the former Cadbury’s chocolate factory in Keynsham has been transformed into a stylish development of spacious, well-appointed retirement apartments together with a care home within the complex.

Split into 3 main blocks, SWI were awarded the drylining, plastering & screed works to block A which consists of 106 extra care apartments over 6 floors, large communal 2 storey atrium, conservatory and garden rooms. During the project SWI were then awarded block C which consists of mixed office and retail over 5 floors along with 2 basement levels.

Following the gutting of the 1920’s concrete framed buildings, SWI undertook the following works;

  • Floor insulation & screed
  • Fire protection to soffits, beams & columns
  • Metal stud partitions; twin ‘I’ stud & C stud
  • Plasterboarding
  • Shaftwall
  • MF ceilings
  • Suspended grid ceilings
  • Plastering
  • Tape & joint
  • Coving
  • Smoke tape
  • Pattressess
  • SFS

With a workforce of up to 50 operatives SWI have provided a quality service, overcoming many challenges along the way and delivered an exceptional finish throughout.