Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Refurbishment October Half Term

A fantastic run of refurbishment was carried out over the half term, seeing a variety of works carried out around the UK, from Bognor Regis,  London up to Leicestershire.

The range consisted of Art Rooms, Washrooms, Reception areas, Victiorian stairway repaint and refurbishment, structural steel works, extension builds and hall redecorations. 

The complete varitey of work covered, added to the interest of working in the educational sector for refurbishments.

Whilst we endeavour to have complete control of the works , some times things are out of our control, delaying projects and causing a knock on effect with the rest of the works. For example scaffolding that doesn't arrive at the designated time, but 5 hours late, means a day lost starting on works.
Skips can arrive too late or not when agreed causing no end of disruption.  

However, as with all problems that arise, Auger address the situation and move forward in a reliable and constructive manor, leaving the school to open on time at the end of the half term.

(pictures shown are pre-refurbishment).

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

 Not something I have ever wondered about... but these cute little frogs caught my eye when they came into the workshop.
The frog print designs have been chosen for the wash room refurbishment at St Thomas CE Primary in Staffordshire.

These images show just how bespoke and handmade each cubicle door actually is. Each one is cut out around a template cubicle door and then edged with a yellow trim.

A fun design don't you think? Be lots of hands going up to ask to use the loo at this school I think :)

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Deliveries arriving daily for Auger.

The Summer Break marks the busiest time of year at Auger Contracts. As the schools are closed for the longest period, most major refurbishment work takes place during this time. Whilst most are dreaming of where they will be spending their Summer; the team are here beavering away, sometimes way into the small hours to ensure orders are met in time for installation.

Production ranges from Science Lab pedestal units and work surfaces to wash room cubicles, tray and bag storage units and library bookcases. Everything is produced with ease of use and comfort in mind.

As Auger offer a complete turn key package, the majority of work involves a complete rip out and installation of furniture and fittings, although a supply only package is available.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

As the frantic school holidays approach, more transport is needed to deliver the workers and tools safely to site. With non stop refurbishment work during the summer, our shiny new van has joined the fleet of Auger cars and vans, raring to get to work.

Work has already started at Chichester High School for Girls and Camden School for Girls.

Chichester will be receiving  Auger wash rooms, finished to the usual high quality standards providing comfort and ease of use. Stylish, economical lighting and tap fittings, alongside the hand dryers ensure that as well as aesthetics the environmental impact is considered too.

Camden will be in receipt of science laboratories and prep room refurbishments. Four Science Laboratories will be refurbished with each lab assigned an individual floor colouring. Anti-slip stools in charcoal grey will ensure a sleek, practical and comfortable sit. (Although at one point it looked like the students would be bringing their own cushions as delivery times were tight after the final stools were chosen ;-0).

Both jobs are in full swing, many a skip has been filled and now it is on to the fun part....refurbishing the areas and creating a comfortable and practical learning space at Camden and creating modern and hygienic wash rooms at Chichester.