August 2019

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St Thomas’ Hospital’s unique Centre for treatin...

St Thomas’ Hospital’s new Rare Disease Centre opened its doors – on time - in November 2017, following the completion of an eight-month project by ME Construction.In that time, ME Construction stripped out the entire first floor of St Thomas’ Hospital’s South Wing, Block 6A – leaving just the ext...

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Tricycle Theatre Transformed

ME Construction is delighted to form part of the Capital Project at Tricycle Theatre on Kilburn High Road. The unique project enables future-proofing to the heart of the theatre, the auditorium. Capacity will be increased by more than 50 seats, in addition to 6 permanent wheelchair accessible sea...

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Equipped to contribute to the next phase of Sev...

These days, much of Monmouth Street, in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials district, is home to fashion and beauty boutiques. The rest of the street seems to comprise non-chain restaurants, cafés and shops offering a wide variety of cuisine to the area’s locals and to increasing numbers of tourists.Such...

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Helping Hammersmith Hospital harness the latest...

Creating the ideal conditions for the installation and use of the UK’s first two SPECT CT Scanners has involved ME Construction in reconfiguring and refurbishing part of Hammersmith Hospital.Formerly the Military Orthopaedic Hospital and, later, the Special Surgical Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital...

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The Study Preparatory School - Refurbishment & ...

Another summer has rolled around and just as the last, what an action-packed summer it has been. When most people are taking time off over the summer break with their families, traveling to warm, tropical beach locations, it’s a good time for school clients and contractors to get to work. Luckily...

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Updating and extending history at Chigwell School

Within the bounds of Epping Forrest, on the south west edge of Essex and some 12 miles from central London sits the ancient settlement of Chigwell. While the town is of pre-Domesday Book origins, Chigwell School – now a co-educational independent school with some 880 pupils – is a relative newcom...

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Meeting three demanding criteria at Number Three

There were three key criteria that ME Constriction had to meet in carrying out major refurbishment works at number three, Duke of York Street - set in the exclusive area of St James's, close to Piccadilly in the City of Westminster.In addition to having to deliver its usual high quality prod...

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Two extra projects in Tooting for ME Construction

St George's Hospital Medical School, part of the University of London, was so impressed with ME Construction’s performance in delivering a 32-week, two-phase project to provide new teaching rooms and re-roofing works in its Jenner Wing, that it asked the company to carry out two further proj...

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ME Construction makes room for Old Masters at t...

On 22nd March 2017 – a day when world media attention focused on events happening on nearby Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster – the National Gallery opened ‘Gallery B’ to the public. The first new gallery space created at the National Gallery for 26 years, Gallery B opened with an ...

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Overcoming unforeseen challenges in Kennington

A number of difficulties – unforeseen because they existed underground – added a further six months’ activity to a 12-month project for ME Construction at Kennington Park Academy in South London. Alex Banks, ME Construction’s project manager explained, “Unknown to everyone, the site contained a n...

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Breaking news: ITN turns to ME Construction

Independent Television News (ITN) is a UK-based news and content provider - comprising three divisions: ITN News, ITN Source and ITN Productions. Based in London, ITN has bureaux and offices in Beijing, Brussels, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, New York, Paris, Sydney and Washington DC.Breaking news: IT...

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Creating an Ambulatory Care Unit in Lewisham

In June, ME Construction began a 17-week project at the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.The project – to develop a new ambulatory care unit at the University Hospital (UHL) site in the old main reception, which has been vacant for a while. Ambulatory care includes a range of treatments such as b...

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Wesley Lever appointed head of ME Construction’...

ME Construction, the London-based specialist construction company, has appointed Wesley Lever as Head of its Specialised Works division.Until taking up his new role in the company, Wesley had been working as a surveyor in ME Construction’s main works section for the last six years or so. Before t...

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New Security Control Room Facility for the Nati...

ME Construction is continuing its work at the National Gallery, London. This time, it’s engaged in a 14-week, £770,000 project involving a New Security Control room facility.ME Construction is continuing its work at the National Gallery, London. This time, it’s engaged in a 14-week, £770,000 proj...

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Minimising disruption and maximising ‘business ...

ME Construction is close to completing an ‘office fit out’ project at offices belonging to the Royal London Group and situated close to Green Park, in London’s West End.ME Construction is close to completing an ‘office fit out’ project at offices belonging to the Royal London Group and situated c...

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Barnard completes 5th Etape du Tour

On July 19th, Dennis together with 13,600 other participants set off on the demanding route of the 19th stage of the 2015 Tour de France.The 138km route started in Saint Jean De Maurienne at an altitude of 563m and traversed the mountains, Col du Chaussy (1533m) Col de La Croix de Fer (2067m) Col...

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Overcoming conservation challenges in Mancheste...

Manchester Street, in London’s Marylebone district, close to The Wallace Collection and not far from Madame Tussauds, contains a number of impressive buildings. One of these – a Grade II listed residence – has been refurbished and restored by ME Construction.Manchester Street, in London’s Maryleb...

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The iconic Guy’s Tower gets the ME Construction...

Revising, reviving and refurbishing the Genetics Department on the eighth floor of the iconic Guy’s Tower is one of the latest projects for ME Construction.Revising, reviving and refurbishing the Genetics Department on the eighth floor of the iconic Guy’s Tower is one of the latest projects for M...

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Complex debut on the Brompton Road

ME Construction has begun its first contract for South Kensington Estates (SKE) with a complex, £2.15m, 49-week project.Founded in 1997, SKE manages, develops and lets a portfolio of over 400 properties for one of London’s oldest estates. By investing in the residential properties, historic garde...

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Patience pays off for Kingston patients

The intensive treatment (ITU) and intensive care units (ICU) in the Esher Wing, on the third floor of the Kingston Hospital, in Kingston upon Thames in Surrey, are undergoing extensive refurbishment – under the care and guidance of ME Construction. In addition, the company is carrying out work to...

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MEC 2nd annual golf championship

Saturday 5th September at the Tudor Park Country club just outside of Maidstone in Kent. 12 players in total contested the pairs and singles competitions, with the pairs being selected to contain two players of differing ability to aid fairness.To add a little spice, there were two further compet...

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Hans House project completed successfully

ME Construction have successfully completed the extensive renovation works to the Grade II listed building for Cadogan Estates at Hans House, Knightsbridge.In addition to dealing with construction-related challenges – such as some of the building’s ornate panelling, ceilings and fireplaces - ME C...

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Company’s Pre-Construction Manager is BMX Champ...

Andy Lee may be relatively new to ME Construction as a Pre-Construction Manager but he’s a well-known ‘Team GB’ rider on the BMX racing circuit.In July, Andy, who’s been racing BMX bikes for some six years, competed in the European Championships (on 12th - 13th July in Roskilde, Denmark) and in t...

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Conaty and Hare win the 2014 ME Construction Go...

After a keenly contested day’s golf at the Lullingstone golf club, near Orpington, Kent, at the end of June, James Conaty and Duncan Hare emerged as winners of the inaugural ME Construction Golf Championship.Played in glorious sunshine, the championship involved eight players: Dennis Barnard, Ric...

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Barnard completes cycling challenge

In July, ME Construction’s Dennis Barnard was among nearly 10,000 cyclists – including professional riders - drawn from 94 countries, competing in this year’s L'Étape du Tour, a travelling annual race which allows competitors to ride one of the challenging stages of the Tour de France.Now in...

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ME Construction expands its healthcare client b...

Having completed a project to refurbish nine rooms at The Heart Hospital, which is part of University College London Hospital (UCLH), ME Construction, the London-based specialist construction company, has won two further projects in the healthcare sector.In addition to refurbishing an existing ca...

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Two further contracts at Westminster Abbey

ME Construction has returned to Westminster Abbey – to do further specialist conversion and re-decoration works to two properties at the back of the Abbey.Previously, ME Construction carried out a couple of projects at Westminster Abbey, including converting the Abbey’s Grade II Listed air raid s...

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Linac Unit redevelopment at the Royal Marsden H...

At the end of May, ME Construction began work on a project to redevelop the medical linear accelerator (linac) unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital, in Chelsea. The project – which is due to be completed by mid-August at a cost of over £700,000 – involves refitting the room housing the linac unit; ...

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Pathology Unit refurbishment at the Chelsea and...

The Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust has commissioned ME Construction to begin work on the company’s fourth project for the hospital.This time, the project – valued at just over £762,000 - involves building a new pathology laboratory area and associated ancillary areas, office areas...

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Marathon man Paul’s personal best

While this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon saw Wilson Kipsang win the race in a new record time of two hours, four minutes and 29 seconds, there are those who claim that his impressive feat was, in part, prompted by the challenge of a novice runner who was running his first ever marathon.As r...

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ME Construction refurbishes part of St Thomas’ ...

ME Construction, the specialist refurbishment contractor, active in London and the surrounding areas, is carrying out alterations to the ground floor of Lambeth Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital - a large NHS teaching hospital in Central London.The result of this refurbishment – carried out for Guy&#x2...

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Repeat NHS Trust business for ME Construction

The London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, has won a further contract from the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.This time, the work is at St Mary’s Hospital and involves a partial refurbishment of an existing cardiac catheter ward. The result of ME Construction’s work...

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TOP EDUCATION ORGANISATIONS OPT FOR ME CONSTRUC...

Having completed a major refurbishment project for The American School in London (ASL), the London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, has recently finished a further two projects for organisations in the education sector.ME Construction carried out a £130,000 flooring refurbi...

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ME Construction plays its part in installing El...

The London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, has played a key part in the installation of a new 42-stop, three-manual symphonic organ which has been donated to the Royal Academy of Music by Sir Elton John and his long-time collaborator, Ray Cooper. The musicians played in tw...

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ME Construction embarks on £2.2m refurbishment ...

Having successfully completed several refurbishment projects for The Howard de Walden Estate, the London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, has begun a £2.2m refurbishment project for The Cadogan Estate, another of London’s most prestigious estate management companies.This pr...

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ME Construction contributes to Britain’s econom...

ME Construction, the London-based specialist refurbishment contractor, has become one of 250 companies nominated by the Government to lead Britain’s economic renaissance.Leading business figures and organisations have provided their nominations for these companies – collectively known as the Acce...

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ME Construction Marathon Man trains for glory -...

Paul Driver, the Business Development Director at the London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, is training hard to run his first marathon – in next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, scheduled for Sunday 13th April 2014.On his own admission, Paul, who used to play rugby fo...

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Construction company boss helps celebrate small...

Dennis Barnard, the Operations Director of the specialist refurbishment contractor, ME Construction, was among the guests at a reception held at Number 10 Downing Street recently to ‘celebrate small business’.The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, hosted the reception. In addition to a ...

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Award for Fast Track 100 construction industry ...

The directors of ME Construction, the specialist refurbishment and selected new build projects contractor, have attended an awards event at Richard Branson's Oxfordshire home as a result of the company being named in the current ‘Fast Track 100’.Compiled by Fast Track and published in The Su...

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ME Construction erects sarsen stone for UCL Ins...

Getting involved in removals seems an odd project for a construction company – but not when the object being moved is a rare sarsen stone, similar to those used to construct Stonehenge.To mark its achieving 75 years as a leading global archaeology institution, University College London (UCL) Inst...

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ME Construction helps to boost Britain’s medal ...

ME Construction, the London-based specialist refurbishment contractor, has been helping to create a lasting legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games by building the recently opened Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health.The Institute, based in London’s Tottenham Court Road and officially opened...

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