Seaburn Shelter

Seaburn, Sunderland



Kenron Developments Ltd

Contract value:

£1 million

Start date:

November 2014

Completion date:

December 2015




Cost and Commercial Management Employer's Agent / Contract Administration


Identity Consult were appointed to provide Employer’s Agent and Cost Management services for the conversion, remodelling and refurbishment of the existing Shelter to create RNLI offices and public WC facilities to the lower floor, and open plan shell space to the upper floors in readiness for a restaurant fit out. In addition, a new DDA compliant access ramp was constructed linking the footpath to the promenade, as well as external terracing areas.

The commission involved a full range of both pre and post contract Employer’s Agent and Cost Management services. The Contractor was procured via a Negotiated Tender process, under the JCT Design and Build form of contract and the main works were completed in December 2015.

Following completion of the “shell” works, the “shell” element underwent a fit out programme to create a new Fat Buddha restaurant.