JULY 2017


6/07/2017 Updating and extending history at Chigwell School

Within the bounds of Epping Forrest, on the south west edge of Essex and some 12 miles from central London sits the ancient settlement of Chigwell. While the town is of pre-Domesday Book origins, Chigwell School – now a co-educational independent school with some 880 pupils – is a relative newcomer, having been founded as recently as 1629.

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23/06/2017 Meeting three demanding criteria at Number Three

There were three key criteria that ME Constriction had to meet in carrying out major refurbishment works at number three, Duke of York Street - set in the exclusive area of St James's, close to Piccadilly in the City of Westminster.

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8/06/2017 Equipped to contribute to the next phase of Seven Dials’ community life

These days, much of Monmouth Street, in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials district, is home to fashion and beauty boutiques. The rest of the street seems to comprise non-chain restaurants, cafés and shops offering a wide variety of cuisine to the area’s locals and to increasing numbers of tourists.

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8/06/2017 Helping Hammersmith Hospital harness the latest in nuclear medicine

Creating the ideal conditions for the installation and use of the UK’s first two SPECT CT Scanners has involved ME Construction in reconfiguring and refurbishing part of Hammersmith Hospital.

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15/05/2017 ME Construction makes room for Old Masters at the National Gallery

On 22nd March 2017 – a day when world media attention focused on events happening on nearby Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster – the National Gallery opened ‘Gallery B’ to the public. The first new gallery space created at the National Gallery for 26 years, Gallery B opened with an exhibition of 11 works of the Dutch artist, Rembrandt, and nine works by his Flemish counterpart, Rubens.

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15/05/2017 Two extra projects in Tooting for ME Construction

St George's Hospital Medical School, part of the University of London, was so impressed with ME Construction’s performance in delivering a 32-week, two-phase project to provide new teaching rooms and re-roofing works in its Jenner Wing, that it asked the company to carry out two further projects.

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20/04/2017 Helping Hammersmith Hospital harness the latest in nuclear medicine

Creating the ideal conditions for the installation and use of the UK’s first two SPECT CT Scanners has involved ME Construction in reconfiguring and refurbishing part of Hammersmith Hospital.

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20/04/2017 Overcoming unforeseen challenges in Kennington

A number of difficulties – unforeseen because they existed underground – added a further six months’ activity to a 12-month project for ME Construction at Kennington Park Academy in South London. Alex Banks, ME Construction’s project manager explained, “Unknown to everyone, the site contained a number of underground obstructions, including a several large cables traversing the ground.

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11/07/2016 ME Construction helps upgrade Pathology services in Lewisham

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, which provides NHS services for people in Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and other parts of South East London, is embarking on a major project to redevelop its Pathology services – and ME Construction is helping it to bring this about.

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30/06/2016 Creating an Ambulatory Care Unit in Lewisham

In June, ME Construction began a 17-week project at the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

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15/04/2016 Wesley Lever appointed head of ME Construction’s Specialised Works division

ME Construction, the London-based specialist construction company, has appointed Wesley Lever as Head of its Specialised Works division.

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8/03/2016 Breaking news: ITN turns to ME Construction

Independent Television News (ITN) is a UK-based news and content provider - comprising three divisions: ITN News, ITN Source and ITN Productions. Based in London, ITN has bureaux and offices in Beijing, Brussels, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, New York, Paris, Sydney and Washington DC.

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2/03/2016 New Security Control Room Facility for the National Gallery

ME Construction is continuing its work at the National Gallery, London. This time, it’s engaged in a 14-week, £770,000 project involving a New Security Control room facility.

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1/02/2016 Minimising disruption and maximising ‘business as usual’ for the Royal London Group

ME Construction is close to completing an ‘office fit out’ project at offices belonging to the Royal London Group and situated close to Green Park, in London’s West End.

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31/07/2015 Barnard completes 5th Etape du Tour

On July 19th, Dennis together with 13,600 other participants set off on the demanding route of the 19th stage of the 2015 Tour de France.

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17/07/2015 Overcoming conservation challenges in Manchester Street

Manchester Street, in London’s Marylebone district, close to The Wallace Collection and not far from Madame Tussauds, contains a number of impressive buildings. One of these – a Grade II listed residence – has been refurbished and restored by ME Construction.

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7/07/2015 The iconic Guy’s Tower gets the ME Construction touch

Revising, reviving and refurbishing the Genetics Department on the eighth floor of the iconic Guy’s Tower is one of the latest projects for ME Construction.

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17/04/2015 Complex debut on the Brompton Road

ME Construction has begun its first contract for South Kensington Estates (SKE) with a complex, £2.15m, 49-week project.

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27/03/2015 Patience pays off for Kingston patients

The intensive treatment (ITU) and intensive care units (ICU) in the Esher Wing, on the third floor of the Kingston Hospital, in Kingston upon Thames in Surrey, are undergoing extensive refurbishment – under the care and guidance of ME Construction. In addition, the company is carrying out work to the nearby isolation wards and staff areas.

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4/07/2014 Two further contracts at Westminster Abbey

ME Construction has returned to Westminster Abbey – to do further specialist conversion and re-decoration works to two properties at the back of the Abbey.

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26/06/2014 Linac Unit redevelopment at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea

At the end of May, ME Construction began work on a project to redevelop the medical linear accelerator (linac) unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital, in Chelsea. The project – which is due to be completed by mid-August at a cost of over £700,000 – involves refitting the room housing the linac unit; adding steel plated shielding; fitting a new control room, patient area and changing areas, and installing various fixtures and fittings.

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19/06/2014 Pathology Unit refurbishment at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

The Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust has commissioned ME Construction to begin work on the company’s fourth project for the hospital.

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16/05/2014 Marathon man Paul’s personal best

While this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon saw Wilson Kipsang win the race in a new record time of two hours, four minutes and 29 seconds, there are those who claim that his impressive feat was, in part, prompted by the challenge of a novice runner who was running his first ever marathon.

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25/04/2014 ME Construction refurbishes part of St Thomas’ Hospital’s Lambeth Wing

ME Construction, the specialist refurbishment contractor, active in London and the surrounding areas, is carrying out alterations to the ground floor of Lambeth Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital - a large NHS teaching hospital in Central London.

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8/01/2014 ME Construction expands its healthcare client base to six London-based NHS Trusts

Having completed a project to refurbish nine rooms at The Heart Hospital, which is part of University College London Hospital (UCLH), ME Construction, the London-based specialist construction company, has won two further projects in the healthcare sector.

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2/01/2014 Repeat NHS Trust business for ME Construction

The London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, has won a further contract from the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

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2/07/2013 Award for Fast Track 100 construction industry specialist

The directors of ME Construction, the specialist refurbishment and selected new build projects contractor, have attended an awards event at Richard Branson's Oxfordshire home as a result of the company being named in the current ‘Fast Track 100’.

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