Location: 4 Cowley Street, Westminster | LONDON
Project Value: Confidential
Role of FCM: Carrying out site inspections on behalf of the client to identify all items of non-compliance with the high standards as required in the Architect’s specification, as well as approval of all remedial works required to comply with said standards.
Project Description: A grade 1 listed building previously owned by the Liberal Party and used as their headquarters has now been converted into a grand residence, including a basement swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.
The house features a roof terrace, 2 staff bedrooms with kitchenettes & bathrooms, 4 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a master suite with dressing rooms and his and hers bathrooms, a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a cinema room, gym, library, study, reception room, temperature controlled wine cellar, dining room, kitchen and breakfast room, and a passenger lift.
The project was carried out using high quality fixtures and fittings to all areas - including all bathrooms fitted out with high quality marble floors and walls, and a high quality kitchen/breakfast room with marble flooring and granite work surfaces. The swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms all have high quality finishes. All the works had to be carried out while retaining the grade 1 listed features of the building, including oak panelled walls within the entrance hall, dining room and reception room, a gallery oak staircase with oak panelled walls, and a stained glass roof dome.
As of 2019, it is the most valuable house for sale in the UK.