Home Bargains, Whitehaven


Working regularly on Home Bargains projects we received a call on a Monday advising that Home Bargains were completing the purchase of a new site in Whitehaven the following day. We had to be on site to commence strip out that day.

The site was an ex Focus DIY, approximately 1500m2 which contained all Focus DIY racking, fixtures, fittings and displays.
We had 2 weeks to strip the building back to shell prior to fit out.
Works consisted of:

  • Full strip out of old displays
  • Removal of all fixtures, fittings and racking
  • Removal of all external racking
  • Removal of mechanical and electrical installations
  • Removal of ceilings
  • Removal of redundant roller shutters
  • Lifting old floor coverings back to concrete slab
  • Full strip out of toilets to shell
  • Full strip out of all back of house areas
  • Cut back all over grown vegetation to outside areas
  • Remove damaged fencing
  • Strip all external signage and redundant fittings from the building
  • Clean out all acco channels and gullies to car parks
  • Clean out all guttering and downspouts

On completion of strip out there is the new build to Home Bargains standards, our works included;

  • New Wooden fencing to entrances
  • Palisade security fencing and gates to back of house areas
  • Block up redundant doorways
  • Raise door head on utilised external doors
  • Infill external cladding where necessary
  • Trace and Proof all drain runs
  • Line all gutters
  • Installation of suspended ceilings
  • Installation of MF Ceiling to entrance lobby




Whitehaven W-E 23.09.11 003