In March 2020, the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service facility in Moortown, Leeds, underwent a part refurbishment including remodelling of its sleeping dormitory, completed successfully in 5 weeks by Jupiter Construction.
Later the same year, our team moved onto the second phase of the station building refurb, undertaking the refurbishment and re-modelling of the Ground Floor area.
Once again, the project took place in an active station which meant the planning, safety and effective communication between our team and the watch manager were key. Despite the full electrical rewire being completed during the project’s first phase, power outages were still required on occasion and had to be scheduled to ensure that the fire crews could be redeployed to other nearby stations. All lighting on the ground floor was upgraded to LED and a new heating system was installed in the appliance bay to make the area more comfortable. Our team also created a new gym area for the many staff keen to exercise at work, which included forming new walls, laying new flooring and decorating.
Externally, the timber and cladding were rotting which the team removed and replaced with new Trespa Meteon cladding and a new timber sub-frame. To finish, all external areas were decorated to give the building a fresh look.
Daily communication between our site manager and the watch manager ensured that our planned activities had little or no impact on West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s operations. All works were completed on time and within budget.