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Lord Leycester Hospital

Project Overview

Client:

Lord Leycester Hospital

Architect:

Donald Insall Associates

Duration:

52 weeks

Completion:

August 2023

Value:

£1.73m

History

Lord Leycester Hospital is a Grade I Listed building set within a Grade II Listed garden in Warwick. It is a medieval treasure with a 700 year unbroken legacy of people living on this site and a precious collection of half-timbered buildings. The first building was the original chapel, built in 1123.
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Name of Hall
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Summary
of Works

Messenger was awarded the contract for the repair, improvement and refurbishment works to the Grade I Listed Lord Leycester Hospital.

The works comprised of:

  • Reroofing and repairs to the roof
  • Structural repairs to the historic timber frame
  • Repairs and new plastering in lime plasters and renders
  • New M&E including heating systems and underfloor heating
  • New passenger lifts
  • New joinery and metalwork
  • Flooring including timber, stone and repairs to historic flooring
  • Decoration internally and externally
  • Conservation works including repairs to masonry, adaption of timber doors and windows, metal casement windows and leaded lights 
  • External landscaping.

External Works

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Front Elevation
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Front Elevation
Repair for cobblestones, windows and some other good stuff.

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Inner Courtyard view towards the front elevation
Showing re-roofing, chimney rebuilding and replacement of bay window.

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Inner Courtyard
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