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Painting & Cyclical Decorations Case Studies

Ballard School

Extensive repairs and external redecoration works to Ballard School Main Building

Southwood House Farm – National Trust

External redecorations and associated repairs to the 18th-century property. Due to the prestigious and historic nature of the building, it was important that the site team delivered a high-quality service to maintain the historic fabric of the building.

Elms Day Nursery – University of Birmingham

External redecorations and associated repairs to the building while the nursery remained operational. Works included masonry painting, painting wood stain windows, rainwater goods, boundary fencing and metal railings.

Pembroke Mansions, Bristol

A 6-week external decorations and repairs project delivered during the Pandemic where many residents were on site and working from home.

Longstone Lighthouse – Trinity House

Internal and external redecoration works to Longstone Lighthouse which was built in 1826 and stands isolated at the heart of the Farne Islands.

Carlton Crescent – Housing 21

Internal redecoration works to the communal areas in Carlton Crescent, a retirement complex of apartments in Stockport.

Devonport Dockyard Dive Tank – Babcock International

Painting the inside of the dive tank at Devonport Dockyard required the removal of existing coatings, application of specialist coatings, painting of depth markers and renewal of steel ladders and window grills.

Bath Road Bridge – Bristol City Council

As part of a current framework agreement with Bristol City Council, Ian Williams undertook the redecoration of the city’s iconic Bath Road Bridge.

Chapel Doors at Rugby School

External repairs to the main heritage oak doors of the School Chapel, which are Grade I Listed, over 200 years old and located on the main high street in Rugby. They had not been decorated for a long time and were
in a state of disrepair.

Coastal Housing – Eversley House

A 22-week programme of external decorations & repairs to a three storey building with commercial units on the ground floor and residential flats on the upper floors. Works included jetwashing of surfaces, asbestos removal, carpentry repairs and decorating.

Tidworth Leisure Centre – Aspire Defence Services

Ian Williams carried out extensive decorations to all common areas, changing rooms, gym area, squash courts and the pool flumes. In addition, we replaced all carpeting throughout the leisure centre and undertook refurbishment works to various parts of the building. Specialist flooring was laid
in the pool area and pool changing rooms.

Lizard and Pendeen Lighthouses – Trinity House

Prepare and paint historic lighthouses and their outbuildings during the height of the tourist season.

The Point – The Point (Bristol) Management Company

External redecoration to leasehold blocks in Bristol’s harbourside development.

Mansfield District Centre – Mansfield District Council

External decorations of public building, including refreshing the Mansfield District Council’s crest in-situ.

Llanrumney Hub

Internal redecoration of community hub

Stroud Subscription Rooms

Internal Redecoration and Repairs of historic ballroom

The Cornish Arms – St Austell Brewery

Ian Williams was contracted by St Austell Brewery to undertake full external and internal decorations and repairs to the Cornish Arms in Tavistock, including replacement of existing timber windows.

Freemasons’ Hall – Freemasons of Bristol

Internal decorations and repairs at Freemasons’ Hall to transform a previously plain white interior into a vibrant, revitalised space with special attention paid to the intricate features of this historic building.

Royal Citadel, Building 122 – Carillion Amey

Ian Williams is an approved specialist contractor to carry out works at Ministry of Defence sites for Carillon Amey. This project delivered external repairs and decorations to building 122, one of the Grade II listed accommodation blocks in the Royal Citadel.

The Copthorne Hotel – Millennium Hotels

Ian Williams undertook an internal refurbishment of the hotel’s restaurant, bar, lobby and overspill areas, which included a mural of Smeaton Tower, an iconic local landmark.

The Old Library – Pennycuick Collins Chartered Surveyors

Ian Williams undertook a redecorations and minor repairs project at The Old Library – 30 luxury ‘loft style’ apartments in on of Leamington Spa’s landmark buildings.

Opal Villas – Concrete Repairs Ltd

External redecoration works to Opal Villas, a 10 storey tower block located in a busy area in Notte Street, Plymouth.

Drake Circus

Internal decorations to large shopping centre in Plymouth

Eton College

Redecoration and repairs works to this historic facility.

Plymouth College of Art

External redecorations using anti-carbonation and anti-fungal paint, to combat the high levels of carbon dioxide in the busy city centre location.

Arkwright Building – Nottingham Trent University

Internal redecoration project of Nottingham Trent University’s Arkwright Building, including pre-paint repairs to the intricate features of this historic building.

Woodlea Primary School

External redecoration works

Cannon Hill and Cannon Mount – Riverside

Ian Williams undertook external and internal decoration works and associated repairs and flooring to properties at Grade II Listed Cannon Hill and Cannon Mount in Birkenhead.

Summerdale Close – Trivallis

Ian Williams was the consistent contractor on site to carry out full external redecorations and roofline works, and this project was treated as a pilot scheme to ensure the colour selection, quality and works process was set in place before progressing to other similar sites for Trivallis.

Middleton Road – First Choice Homes Oldham

External decorations programme carried out at Middleton Road in Oldham for First Choice Homes.