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Case Studies

Thames Card Tech

Thames Card Technology of Rayleigh, one of the foremost producers of credit cards in the UK, approached us in 2004 to create a mezzanine floor of 650 sq. m., which would provide more factory space in their premises on the A127 Arterial Road. Working with Structural Engineers, M & E Consultants and co-ordinating the workforce…
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Tyrone Road

A kitchen/dining/family room extension which has formed the bulk of our contracts in recent years. The proposal called for a new extension to the rear elevation and alteration and adaption of an existing garage to provide a utility and WC. Once the main work has been completed, we again co-ordinated the fitting out, this time…
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Lodwick, Shoeburyness

A domestic extension to an existing ground floor garden room to a value of £68k the project was designed by Mark Hipsey Associates to provide a new games room and television lounge. Sliding/folding doors by Altex of Southend, a feature Cox Construction are increasingly being asked to incorporate, allow a panoramic outlook and, when fully…
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Christchurch Hall, Colbert Avenue, Thorpe Bay

A contract of some £350k to build an extension to the existing church centre and designated Phase 2 of the development, the project was designed by Ayshford Sansome Architects in conjunction with engineers CWT Partnership. A piled foundation with steel frame and brickwork superstructure, the building incorporates zoned under-floor heating and movable acoustic partitions for…
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Burlescoombe Road

Internal alterations and a small extension called for the placement of structural steel elements to support the upper external walls, floor and internal partitions enabling the creation of a large kitchen/dining and family room. Having completely re-wired and plastered the new area and provided under-floor heating, Cox Construction co-ordinated the fitting out by Moylans @…
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Knollcroft

The client’s intention was to create a living/dining/kitchen space whilst enjoying the benefits of incorporating the garden area into the scheme. To this end Cox Construction designed an oak timber framed structure supporting a hipped-end roof pitched against an existing gable. The ground floor structure was then demolished requiring the gable and first floor joists…
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Gardner Aerospace

Cox Construction was contacted by Gardner to provide a new machine base of some 30m2 at their premises in Basildon to a specification laid down by the makers of a Mazak SDR60. With the redundant machine removed, the discovery of a disused monolithic concrete base some 4.0m square and 800mm deep called for a revised…
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Premier Deep Hole Drilling

Based in St Albans, PDHD provide engineering services to the aerospace, gas and oil industries. Continuing a process of gradual machine renewals, PDHD has approached Cox Construction to form 6 new bases over a period of several years in premises built in the 1940’s. Working in confined spaces with existing machines in full production, Cox…
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