Following the December 2015 floods, Craig delivered the repair and reinstatement of a flood damaged 1900’s residential building in Peebles, Scottish Borders.
The rising Tweed had entered the building and risen up through floors to 9” above the ground floor level damaging the underfloor insulation, plaster and lath to walls, press timber linings, the fitted kitchen, bathroom tiling, underfloor heating and the electrical circuit.
Following a period of drying Craig assessed the condition of the building fabric to determine what could be salvaged and what needed replacement. The Client was also keen to introduce measures to improve the flood resilience of the building.
In specifying the reinstatement works, Craig appraised various alternative measures to improve the future flood resilience and provided cost / benefit assessments to enable the Client to consider where to invest over and above the cost of reinstatement works that were reimbursable under the insurance policy.
With the preferred scope of works agreed, tenders were invited and a contractor appointed Craig monitored the quality and progress of works and managed all cost variations and valuations through to successful completion.
Craig assisted in identifying, applying for and obtaining grant assistance from the local authority on behalf of the Client.
The flood resilience improvement works included: