Achieve ABTT GN20 compliance for live theatre in central London
Work closely with theatre management team on site
Theatre to remain open at all times
Work in ceiling void with full compliance with working at heights regulation
Full body harness training
Confined spaces training
Design new ceiling restraint systems using alpha plaster polymer-based products
New multi axial glass reinforcing for back ceiling lamination
Work closely with consulting Engineer on existing roof and ceiling structure for ceiling conservation designs
Review of control of asbestos regulation, health and safety at work act
Out of hours works , night works weekend working to accommodate busy theatre schedule
Value engineering to over come access challenges for access to face of ceiling
L&R worked closely with Unusual rigging to provide suspended platforms hung from the roof structure, these works required major planning works with client and engineer to arrange
Theatre closure during programme of works, programme compliance as next show was booked and ticket sold within short time period.
Face of ceiling inspection, ceiling conservation works, redecoration all completed on time
On going annual ceiling inspections resulting in removal of old sand lime ceilings and replacement with traditional/modern plasters.
Major Construction refurbishment in 2019 resulting in forming of new air conditioning systems into Historical ceilings.
Removal of existing ceiling support systems to create free space for supply grilles and service routes-all works carried out whilst theatre was live.
Further use of specialist flying carpets access systems supported from roof structure in close co-ordination with Unusual rigging and structural engineer
Working closely with Principle Contractor to ensure all historical finishes were co-ordinated with new construction works
Value engineering used for cost savings on scaffolding and access systems for working in ceiling void
Full design interface with CAD surveys, drawings and scanning of Theatre ceilings
On going ceiling inspection and assessment of historical ceilings after construction works for condition surveys
Attendance to assist with installing sound bar systems for new show, 30 openings in listed ceilings to be carried out in 2 weeks before show opened, many ceiling finishes involved.
All surveys in compliance with Technical Standards For place of entertainment-ABTT guidance Note 20 and Historic England Guidance on Fibrous Plaster.
Further restoration of theatre with planned reinstatement of all decorative plaster ornamentation back to original designs circa 1903 planned for future with L&R to provide consultancy, conservation and model making and artistic design works.