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Leck Construction Ltd is one of the area’s leading and most experienced, privately owned, construction and development companies, operating within South Cumbria, The Lake District National park, and Furness Peninsula.

For over seventy years, the Leck name has been synonymous with building quality. We have an outstanding portfolio of completed projects and we are very proud that our skills, knowledge, and expertise creates value for our clients.

With roots firmly placed in Barrow in Furness, we have long-standing relationships with both the public and private sectors.

“Founded in 1946, our business has grown on the basis of quality and reliability.”

Our success is based on a trusted management team with wide experience in housing development, civil engineering, groundwork, and major contracts building work.

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Our team have a proven history of quality management and health and safety experience.

With 70 years main contracting experience, and an ethos based on traditional construction values, and promoting good building practices, our team supports our clients in achieving high standards within their projects

Leck employs a substantial local workforce in the core trades of groundwork, bricklaying, and joinery, who are supported by a selection of local specialist sub-contractors, and providers who share our core values..

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Interior doors

The Premdor interior doors offer contemporary style with a primed finish and clean lines created by the 5 vertical panels. Finished with designer chrome handles

Interior joinery

The matt cream finish of the walls are neatly finished with satin white painted 125mm pencil round skirting and 75mm pencil round architraves. Richard Burbidge chamfered handrails and balustrades provide a classic touch around the stairwells/staircase.

Decoration

Light and neutral tones with a matt or satin finish are employed to provide the finish to the walls, ceilings and interior joinery


Electrical

There are a generous number of 13 amp sockets through each property with one of the sockets in the living room, kitchen, bedroom 2 and bedroom 3 will incorporate USB ports. The master bedroom will have 2 sockets equipped with USB ports. TV points will be available in the living room, kitchen and master bedroom (provision of wiring terminating in roof space allowing the customer to install aerial). Phone points will be fitted in the hall and master bedroom.

Plumbing and heating

An efficient gas-fired combination boiler from Vaillant will provide heating and hot water. For peace of mind, the boiler comes with a manufacturer’s 5-year warranty (subject to T & Cs). Compact panel radiators will be installed throughout the property with chrome towel radiators installed in the bathroom/en-suite. Radiators will be fitted with thermostatic controls.

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All properties are covered by an LABC Warranty. Take a look at their website or this handy PDF Brochure for more details.

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specification

The following provides a basic overview of the general building specification and the fittings provided to the Solway Drive Development.

sub-structure

  • Concrete strip foundations.
  • Dense solid block footings.
  • Solid concrete ground floor with insulated floating Moisture resisting Weyroc flooring.

walls

  • External walls – Cavity construction with facing brick and face self-coloured render / dense
  • Solid block outer leaf and facing brick features, partial fill cavity insulation and insulated
  • Timber frame inner leaf
  • Internal walls – insulated timber stud work

first and second floor structure

  • Engineered joists covered with external exposure Moisture resistant Weyroc floor boarding, insulated between floors

ROOF CONSTRUCTION

  • A mix of traditional and trussed roof construction
  • Velux or dormer windows as applicable
  • Insulated in roof space or between spars with PVCU white loft access hatch

ROOF COVER, FASCIAS AND SOFFITS

  • Redland Mini Stonewold Slate Grey roof tiles with matching ridge tiles
  • Anthracite grey PVCU Fascia’s and soffits, with Black half-round gutters and rainwater pipes

WINDOWS AND DOORS

  • Anthracite grey double-glazed factory finished PVCU windows, with lockable handles and 10-year warranty on glass units
  • Anthracite grey double glazed PVCU French doors or aluminium folding door system as per specific house design
  • Stylish Composite Front entrance doors in complimentary in a range of designer colours with secure by design locking mechanism

PLASTERING

  • Studwork 12.5 mm wallboard board
  • Ceilings 12.5 mm wallboard ten 12.5 mm standard plasterboard
  • Sloping ceilings dense insulated plasterboard
  • All boards plastered with board finish
  • Coving to Hallway and Living Room

INTERNAL JOINERY

  • 125 mm pencil round skirting and 75 mm pencil round architraves (pre-primed white MDF)
  • Richard Burbridge or equal painted stop-chamfered handrails and balustrades

STANDARD INTERNAL DOORS

  • Internal Premdor vertically panelled primed doors with designer chrome handles (as illustration enclosed).

DECORATION

  • Walls – Designer Cream matt emulation (specially formulated for new plasterwork)
  • Ceilings – White matt emulsion (specially formulated for new plasterwork)
  • Skirtings, architraves, doors, staircases and window boards to receive white satin finish

ELECTRICAL

  • A generous number of 13-amp sockets throughout the house, please refer to electrical layouts
  • 1 of the electrical Sockets to the living room, kitchen bed 2 and 3 and two sockets to the master bedroom will incorporate USB connectors
  • A range of LED recessed downlighters and pendant light fittings designed for each individual room, colour white
  • TV points to Living Room, Kitchen, and master bedroom and provision of wiring terminating in roof space which will allow the customer to install Sky dish of Terrestrial Aerial at their own cost
  • Phone point to Hall and Master Bedroom, with additional cat 5 cabling to allow the customer to install a Wi-Fi booster if required
  • Outside lights to front and rear

BATHROOMS, ENSUITE AND CLOAKROOMS

  • Porcelanosa, one of Europe’s leading Bathroom and wet room suppliers have designed our bathrooms and En Suite shower rooms using the new Acro Designer Range from Porcelanosa with thermostatic shower, wastes and taps and shower screens
  • This Designer Range from one of the world’s leading suppliers of sanitaryware represents timeless functionally and advanced innovation
  • En Suite, main bathrooms and En Suite shower rooms are illustrated in the information pack

PLUMBING AND HEATING

  • Modern and efficient Valliant gas fired combination boiler providing heating and hot water. The boiler has a warranty for five years from the date of installation, subject to annual servicing by an authorised agent.
  • Heating provided by Compact panel radiators with thermostatic valves
  • En Suite and Main Bathroom to have chrome towel radiators with thermostatic control

KITCHEN AND UTILITY

  • Our nominated supplier Rossendale Interiors of Brogden Street, Ulverston (contact Manager, Alan Hunter, Tel: 581828), have designed Two Standard kitchen layout options, one with a breakfast bar and one without, as per attached layouts with fully integrated kitchen appliances, which includes the following appliance package which represents our standard kitchen offer:
    1. Belling B1602F multifunction single fan oven
    2. Belling IHL602 link induction hob
    3. 70cm Black glass splashback and cooker hood
    4. Belling IDW604 Dishwasher
    5. Belling frost free 50/50 fridge/freezer
    6. Veis 1.5 bowl Geotech granite colour sink
    7. Abode Astral Monobloc tap

We offer our customer a choice of Two Standard layouts worktops and kitchen units including a choice of any of 22 door options from Rossendale Interior doors up to Group 4 and any 40mm laminated worktop and the integrated appliances above scheduled from our nominated supplier Rossendale kitchens.

FIRE AND SURROUND

  • Choice of electric fire and surround from our nominated supplier, Furness Heating Components, Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness.
  • £500.00 (ex VAT) allowance included

CERAMIC WALL AND FLOOR TILING

  • Ground Floor Cloakroom – splashback to wash hand basin
  • Main Bathroom – fully tiled floors and full length to bath and sanitary ware wall area
  • En Suite Shower Rooms – fully tiled floor and wall tiles to half height of the sanitary ware wall and full height shower walls
  • A range of designer tiles selected are available to choose at Furness Tiles showroom situated on Park Road, Barrow. An allowance of £25.00 per m2 has been included in the standard package.

FLOOR COVERINGS

  • No allowance is included for floor coverings

EXTERNAL

  • Driveway – Brindle and Charcoal block paving
  • Patio area formed with concrete flags
  • Paths formed with concrete flags/paviours
  • A fence between houses 1.2 m high treated vertical boarded timber fencing with 600 high trellises with timber gate 1.8 high
  • Front gardens to be prepared and turfed. Rear Gardens to be top soiled and prepared for the client to landscape
  • Provision of rear external tap, adjacent to the kitchen sink

OPTIONAL VARIATIONS

  • We can provide a ground floor house security alarm system, with movement detection to main circulation areas, for the sum of £850.00 per house, this would need to be instructed before first fixing of the house
  • We can offer Brushed Steel electrical switches, and sockets in lieu of white plastic for the sum of £500.00 per house
  • Turfing – Rear Gardens can be turfed for £6.00 per m2
  • Terrestrial Aerial to loft space: £250.00
  • The provision of an external electrical socket to rear: £160.00
  • The provision of an integral washer dryer machine: £475.00
  • Alterations and extensions to patios priced on application
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partners

Poole Townsend

Property professionals with a combined experience of over 130 years.

LECK

Over 70 years of experience across a variety of sectors.

Rossendale Interiors

Manufacturer and supplier of quality kitchens.


FHC Furness Heating Components

Barrow based showroom and supplier of fireplaces and heating components.

Furness Tiles

Supplier of stylish flooring solutions.

Vaillant

Hand-built boilers manufactured in the UK.


Belling

Over 50 years of delivering clever and innovative kitchen appliances.

Richard Burbidge

The UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of staircase parts, decking and decorative mouldings.

Porcelanosa Bathrooms

Luxury design and groundbreaking concepts


Gas safe registered contractors

All our gas engineer contractors are qualified to work legally on gas appliances

NICEIC approved contractors

The National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting

HSE Health & Safety Executive

All work carried out based on HSE guidance


LABC

Providing complete support for your structural warranty needs