Chiswick School

Chiswick School
London Borough of Hounslow

Client name: JJ Rhatigan
Construction Value: £4,000,000
Project Type: Education
Architect: JJ Rhatigan
Project Manager: JJ Rhatigan

New general teaching block (incorporating a design technology provision).

Extension to the existing dining hall, utilising the current kitchen servery and creation of a new toilet facility within the existing school.

Dee Solutions undertook a design and build project for JJ Rhatigan to complete the mechanical and electrical design for a new build technical teaching block at Chiswick School. The scheme was required to achieve the London Plan energy requirements and BIM level 2.

  • Project achieved a 35% reduction in CO2 emissions over the 2013 Building Regulation Target emission rate, and a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’.

Royal College of Music

Royal College of Music

Client name:  Royal College of Music
Construction Value: Confidential
Project Type: Mechanical & Electrical Consultancy
Contractor: Sykes & Son
Project Manager: Sykes & Son

Sensitive and detailed M&E design for the Grade listed Royal College of Music, London.

Dee Solutions was employed through Sykes & Son, the main contractor, to undertake the mechanical, electrical and plumbing detailed design for new and refurbishment areas within the RCM, London.

Over a number of phases, we designed for the student’s union and amenity areas, college office spaces, rehearsal music rooms, main dressing rooms for the main theatre and back of house workshops and offices.

We worked closely with the University, main contractor, architect, planning and heritage officers to ensure all listed parts were retained in this operational listed heritage building.

A complex renovation, we had to ensure all existing services were maintenance live, serving operational areas and achieving the strict planning conditions and at the same time installing new services and plant through an existing listed building.

  • Heritage building and Grade II Listed building.

Client testimonial

“The team at Dee Solutions was a great support to us. Working in a complex and sensitive environment of a heritage building such as this takes patience, attention to detail and years’ of experience. Well done to the team.”

– Sykes & Son

Esher, Surrey


Client name:  Confidential
Construction Value: £4,000,000
Project Type: Mechanical and electrical design advice for a new 1600 m2 luxury home
Architect: Blue Sky CAD
Project Manager: Iconic
Contractor: Iconic

A complex and sensitive building services strategy for this high-end luxury home in the home counties.

This high end residential scheme was a design and build project, whereby Dee Solutions was employed by the client to undertake mechanical and electrical design to RIBA design, stage 4 to allow a detailed tender pricing and final sub-contractor design and installation.

This beautiful home of 1,600 m2, 7 bedrooms, swimming pool, gym and cinema, included boosted hot and cold water, UFH heating, AC comfort cooling, lighting, small power, audio visual and home automatic system to control all systems.

Dee Solutions was also employed to review the sub-contractors detailed design proposals and to attend site to review the installation at the first and second fix, and commissioning stages.

  • Through the use of photovoltaics, energy efficiency and passive energy reduction methods this project reduced its energy by 30% above the baseline energy consumption.

Client testimonial

“Dee Solutions worked as an integral part of our design team, overcoming some significant co-ordination issues, they helped to ensure that the project achieved a high standard of services that were both energy efficient and provided an operational solution.”

Camp Road

Camp Road

Client name:  Endeavour Construction Ltd
Construction Value: £5,000,000
Project Type: Residential
Architect: MKA Architects
Project Manager: Endeavour Construction

Detailed mechanical and electrical design for 26 apartments in Hampshire.

Dee Solutions completed the detailed design for the contractor from RIBA design framework level 3 to RIBA stage 6. Dee Solutions undertook the complete mechanical and electrical design to ensure the installation complied with current building regulations, the client’s requirements and was a cost efficient solution.

We attended monthly meetings and construction stage site visits to ensure the design was fully co-ordinated and that the operations of the new building was understood at handover.

  • The project utilised photovoltaics, energy efficiency and passive measure to achieve a 10% reduction in energy for the development.

Client testimonial

“When working with Dee Solutions they give us full confidence relating to the design of the building services, incoming utilities and energy calculations. They provide practical and cost efficient advice and are always very helpful when overcoming any problems.”

Fulham Reach

Fulham Reach Scope of Works

Client name:  Axis
Project Value:  £10,000,000
Project Type:  Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Architect: Broadway Malyan
Project Manager: St George

Detailed mechanical and electrical design for 21 high-end luxury apartments in Fulham.

Dee Solutions was employed by the mechanical and electrical sub-contractor to undertake the detailed mechanical and electrical design and co-ordinated working drawing from RIBA design framework level 3 to RIBA stage 6.

Carried out under a design and build contract, this luxury residential development consisted 21 high-end apartments and corresponding central plantroom and plant.

To ensure comfort and energy efficiency for these beautiful homes we included UFH heating, AC comfort cooling, lighting, small power, audio visual and home automatic system to control all systems.

The design of the mechanical, electrical and public health systems also included cold water, hot water, waste and foul water, low temperature hot water, heating, VRV cooling, rainwater, lighting, electrical distribution, earthing, metering, communications, BMS, fire systems and natural gas.

  • The total CO2 emissions of the residential section was be reduced by 31% over a Building Regulations (2010) baseline. These reductions will be achieved through energy efficiency measures, a CHP engine, PV panels and Air Source Heat Pumps.
  • Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 will be achieved for all dwellings and BREEAM Very Good for the commercial spaces.
  • Water efficient devices and rainwater harvesting will reduce internal water consumption; internal potable water usage in dwellings will be less than 105 litres/person/day.

Client testimonial

“Dee Solutions supported us every step of the way. They attended bi-weekly meetings to develop and finalise the design with our client and employers’ agent. They achieved a fully compliant and co-ordinated design and through dimensioned working drawings we were able undertake the project with confidence in their solution.”