Conservation and Listed Buildings
Scope: Provide building condition analysis for the former Rex Hotel on the Promenade at Whitley Bay with recommendations for repair works and feasibility studies for conversion.
Aims: Existing condition survey [including external record of 4 storey façade from cherry picker], feasibility studies to develop conversion concept plans, planning for adaptability and mobility access, incorporating environmental adaptions for energy conservation working with repair specialists and engineers.
Measures: Acoustic and energy management; adapting the construction recommending insulation and ventilation measures to reduce energy use and eliminate damp penetration due to exposed sea-front aspect..
Monitoring: Building maintenance reviews with facilities management team and specialists.