Remodelling of the ground floor of a detached house in Upminster, Essex

Clients Deputy:

Irwin Mitchell LLP

Architect and cost consultant:

Adaptation Design Ltd


Client disabled in RTA.

Property as Acquired:

2023 refurbished detached property in Upminster

Proposed Conversion:

Ground and first floor remodelling of a detached house. Adaptations include:

  • Replacement rear bifold’s with level threshold
  • Remodelling to include conversion of bedroom to adapted ensuite
  • Remodelling of existing bedroom including removal of chimneybreast and full refurbishment
  • XY hoisting to cover bedroom and bathroom including fixed gate through doorway
  • Front driveway replacement with ramped access to widened front door
  • Levelled flooring throughout ground floor

Contract Sum:


The Project:

The property had been refurbished by developers shortly before purchase.

Adaptation Design Ltd had acted as property finder and adaptation designers. John Ford Group were instructed to carry out the adaptation via a JCT minor works contract including Contractors Design (mechanical and electrical).

Following a 10 week programme – works were handed over on time and budget.