Update Mars 2019
We are installing ac covers as we decided the look better aesthetically to blocks A and B the rest of the works are now been completed.
We are also do the same to blocks C and D to make the corridors more pleasing to the eye some minor works and improvements going on.
All other works completed.
Block F will also have the Ac covers and will be starting shortly.
As you can see by the photos attached block F is also very close to completion and only the built in furniture works remain and then will follow up with the making good
commissioning is ongoing and the works to block F should be completed by mid April.
For the restaurant works the works are on schedule to complete on the time that was agreed with the contractors.
The contractors are doing all they can by working over time every day to ensure they will complete the works in line with the completion of the other works.
The works ongoing are the ceilings as all electrical and Ac works are now compete.
The serving counters as well as egg station concrete shelving is also complete and the tiling to wall and floors will be completed in the next 10 days and then with the furniture works being made off site will be ready to install when the painting and interior works are complete they will be completed in the next 3 weeks.
The main kitchen is now complete with commissioning and testing and cooking food ….expected to be completed in the next 2 weeks
The works to the X suites not as quick as we wish but are still in line to complete in line with our opening period
once again all the furniture are being made off site and so when the build works are done it does not cause further delay.
The works to the club house with the super new design is coming.
Update February 2019
Hello to everyone…..!!!
With the great efforts of the Blue Horizon team and Best Western staff in full swing to get the hotel up and running the completion of all the rooms are that close to block F and now we are finalizing works to the main back of house areas which are now being set up and as well as the main amazing kitchen is also in the final prep stages .
However we are still ongoing with the main restaurant, as well as the gym which will be all completed by next month
Now onto the club house and the last minute design changes and now being put into action.
The x suites are on the go and getting there as well as the villas.
Bear with us we are nearly there ,,,,,, and to those in Phuket enjoy this wonderful time of year with amazing weather and the beautiful colors of the oceans which surrounds this beautiful island.
Update January 2019
As we get closer and closer to completion and opening.
We are nearly there.
Block A,B is totally complete and as well as the units
Block C and D with only the basement works left to complete with the back of house works which includes the offices and the gymnasium and then some cleaning up.
Block F the furniture and kitchen works are now complete and with only the electrical lighting installation to be done and then some making good the internal works will be done.
To the external area of Block F the screening will be fixed into place shortly then it be touch ups and final making good.
To the basement the kitchen works are also very near completion and now commissioning and serving ongoing with the best Western staff working not only to the kitchen but all areas staff are there and with the GM been here for some time now the staff are all good in position.
Staff parking area.
To the villas and X suites they are also ongoing and now the furniture works are being made off site and while we are waiting for the furniture the exterior finishing is ongoing.
Update December 2018
For block B as we have this additional time and for extra safety we are currently add a corridor railing wall which also serves as an barrier against heavy rains, protecting the corridors and guests
We are carrying out these extra precautions to provide a better standard for all.
We will also be doing this to blocks D and F.
For blocks C and D we are carrying out further testing and improvements
All is going well.
The works to the basement, back of house and gym are ongoing and continuing
We have required the land opposite block B which can be used for staff parking which is a bonus for the project.
Block F continues to forge ahead with the furniture works now the only remaining works are the beds and the completion of the wardrobes and with the kitchens also going well.
After the completion of the built in works the main con will come in and do the final works.
The connection works for water, air , electrical and other systems are all ongoing.
To the basement the kitchen area is ongoing and close to completion.
The x suites are moving ahead and now we will begin to install the furniture and kitchens as well as do the external and pool works.
The villa is also at the same stage as the X suites and will be programed to do the furniture and kitchen at the same time.
Update October 2018
With now a great improvement in the weather and the hotel engineers working with the blue horizon engineers and building team from the contractors it’s all GO GO GO….
To blocks C and D are all but done just rechecking on the rechecking and finalizing what needs to be done and doing the final commissioning works.
We are also redesigning the landscape works which will begin shortly but there’s not a great deal to do.
They’re all so minor works to the terrace pool area which will be completed shortly.
The back of house and gym are ongoing and progressing.
To block F is still going with good well co-ordinated progress with all works going well
The main works being the installation of the furniture and kitchens and as you can see from the photos below how well the works are progressing room by room floor by floor
To the basement area the kitchen works are being commissioned and the works I have been informed that , will be completed in next couple of weeks
The works to the villas are also progressing and the doors and windows will be installed after the X-Suites this area is ongoing.
The works to the suites admittedly are not as quick as the blocks but are progressing with the installation of the doors and external windows started today.
Works are progressing and ongoing.
The club house still has not be agreed to the design it will happen and will look great when done .
Update September 2018
The works are so very near the to completion now with the 2 phase of the furniture being fitted which is sofas, bed mattresses, curtains, loose kitchen equipment and the final touches and we are in the final stages of the touching up and making good here and there
To block D there is a corridor safety wall to be built on each level which is ongoing starting at the lower levels.
To the pool terrace area there is some decking to be installed which will happen later next month.
To the basement the back of house works are ongoing as well as the fitness center.
Block F is moving on very nicely very regimental style with well co-ordinated works which is paying off with the much faster progress.
We have the furniture teams working from the lower floors up and with the electrician and plumbing teams working above them as well as the balcony glass companies the works are all coming together nicely.
The kitchens will start next week being co-ordinated with the furniture works.
To the basement the the kitchen works are also getting there and will be commissioned shortly.
The villas are not as moving as we would like but we are getting there and with ongoing progress will be completed.
The furniture works are ongoing.
Then suites are also ongoing with day by progress and with the ceilings installed and now the ceilings and walls being painted and the tiling is complete with now the tiling to the plunge pools.
Update August 2018
Except for some final tuning and making good everything is done to the units to block C.
There are some rectification works ongoing to the corridors and some final making good.
To the exterior for block C facing the swimming pool we are designing a screening or similar to improve the look of the block.
The basement works are still ongoing and we can confirm a completion date in the near future.
Block F is still some what 6 weeks behind but is really moving at pace with the terrace doors and windows being installed and as well as the internal glass doors and dividers near completion.
The furniture and kitchens are all manufactured and ready to go and that’s the next thing to go as now the tiling, painting, sanitary wares are all so close to being done.
The ac fan coil units are also near completion.
All is looking good at block F.
To the suites works are progressing but not as quick as Block F but be reminded that these units are not as much work as Block F and now the ceiling, wall works and tiling are ongoing even thou a bit behind schedule we believe we can catch up for lost time.
The works to the Villas are not far from completion with the ceilings, flooring works done and once the kitchen and furniture works done it’s not to far from finishing
The pool has been tiled and being tested.
To the club house we are finally getting there with the design and works are to be started soon as most of the works will be quick and the furniture and fittings have all been ordered.
Update July 2018
Blocks C and D we are still making good to some areas and just commissioning and cleaning areas and working with the hotel GM and teams to make sure we are all on the same page and everything is working well,
The hotel have also written up a list of works that need to be done, all to improve the rooms and the external areas
Works to the basement areas are not yet complete and moving on, progress being made.
Block F is moving on well and very active with all trades being co-Ordinated so works progress in the most active way
Works ongoing are Map, ceilings to corridors, tiling, painting, installation of sanitary wares, remaining block works to the external walls and rendering and now 2 Floors complete for the external doors and windows.
The furniture works are being factory made of site and will begin installation later next month
The works are continuous to each floor
To villa B the works are ongoing on par with the X suites and with ceilings and tiling as well as painting the next step will be the furniture works
The works to the suites are now having the ceilings installed and MEP works the tiling works have begun and the external door frames have been installed.
Building Club House
The club is still at the final design stage, so let’s hope we can get the works starting as soon as.
Update June 2018
To both blocks the rooms are as good as done with now just doing the final touches and some final alterations as most owners have see or sent client representatives to come and inspect and sign over the rooms there’s very little going on to the rooms the works are cleaning, commissioning and testing .There are works to the basement areas which are ongoing.
The majority of the works are concentrated on block F with each floor ongoing and completing to works floor by floor.
Ceilings, painting, tiling, installing sanitary.
Is a repeat of the 1st floor
Tiling to the bathrooms, ceilings to corridors, outside terraces.
Ceilings to the rooms but near completion, installing sanitary, ceilings and tiling to corridors.
The suites external render and paint and will Water proof the roof.
Elevation facing beach
Plumbing, electrical works ongoing.
Once the ceilings are done the tiling will begin and then the external doors and windows will be installed.
Building Club House
To the club house still just waiting to confirm final design and then works will get going this will happen shortly.
Villa 1 is almost complete and to villa 2 the walls have been rendered and skim coat plastered.
The ceiling framing and ceilings being installed.
The exterior of the building is being skim coated to give the external walls a smooth finish.
Update May 2018
The blocks are very close to completion now and with the final cleaning as well as the final finishing touch’s to the units we will start to have the bedding and soft furniture in place to complete the rooms
There is some final making good to the corridors and external areas to be done as also the terraces and the making good to the pools then that’s about it for the blocks to C and D then it’s a matter of the completion to the basement parking and fitness gym
This block is moving very well and on time for completion with all but the 4th floor yet to be done all other rooms to other floors are being tiled to walls and floors with the ceilings and walls painted the progress is good
The 4th floor is not far behind the rest of the block
Next month will see the installation of the kitchens and the built in furniture works
The corridors are in the final stages of all the piping works for Water, electricity and Ac so soon the ceiling works can begin
The final stage of the external walls are being built which will be followed by the rendering
Building Club House
Finally the designs for the Club house got agreed by all parties and works are now in full steam with the electrical, plumbing and Ac first fix.
This will be followed by the ceilings and floor tiling
The first villa is but completed just requires the final touches and good cleaning and then making good and commissioning so not much to do there
Villa A is now having the ceilings installed as the internal walls are rendered and painted and the tiling works will begin.
Building X Suites
The plumbing works and electrical works are nearly complete and now the rendering works have begun there’s a little bit of catching up to do but as the contractor has added an extra 4O people to speed up the works we will start to see the catch up process happening
We are monitoring all the works with our team of architects, engineers and site supervisors working very closely with the main contractors to keep the works at pace and ensuring quality of works
Update April 2018
The construction works for the internal rooms are complete with snagging works and the installing of the furniture and loose fittings as well as curtains are in process there are still works on going to the corridors, external areas and basements which will be completed in the near future.
Block F is still moving on very well with ceilings pipe works almost completed to each level as well as tiling walls and floors to the lower levels and after the songkhran period the contractor will add more labour to push the block on further
By the month of May we will be preparing for the start of the kitchen installations.
The villas are coming on well with one of the Villas near completion and the other with the walls built and the roof covering on
The electrical conduits are now being positioned inti place and the rendering of the walls ongoing.
The final design due to an up graded design will be completed very soon and the works will commence the works for plumbing and electrical have been finalized and first fix has been completed.
The wall panels are being installed with the Qcon panels which are far superior then standard block work with excellent sound and heat proofing qualities this work we be followed by the chasing out for the electrical plugs and switches and then the rendering.
Update March 2018
The two blocks for C and D are now in the final of the construction stages with making good and cleaning to the rooms as well as the preparation for the arrival of the furniture for the rooms.
To the corridors, the cleaning process is now underway with painting touch up and making good to ceilings, walls, floors and stairs.
The pools are being worked on and is ongoing and it will be not long before the pools can be filled and tested.
The final stages of the electrical, water testing commissioning are being processed and shortly hopefully be completed.
To block F the works are really progressing well with now all floors complete with the Q – Con panel walling and to the first 2 floors the electrical and plumbing is virtually complete and the upper floors are progressing very well so is the skim coating to the walls.
Most of the works are being concentrated to the internal areas to the rooms the works to the corridors are Mep, first fix electrical and plumbing with conduits and piping to the ceilings and shafts.
The first fix works for the air conditioning are also ongoing
To the stairwells all the concreting is complete. Overall the works are proceeding well on schedule.
The structural works to the main buildings and the swimming pools are complete and the piping for first fix for the plumbing to main house and pools are getting done.
The block works have also begun and ongoing. Over all progress is good.
The structural works to the new villa are complete and now the Q con walling is ongoing.
The steel roof structure has been placed as well as the OSB boarding and roof of Canadian timber shingles have been installed.
Other works ongoing to the new build is the electrical and plumbing being followed up with the AC piping.
To the existing villas the redesign works are ongoing and not to far from completing.
The works to the club house now have the block works complete as well as most of the internal and external rendering to the walls will be finished soon.
The electrical system is ongoing and soon the ceilings, tiling and external doors will follow. Works progressing.
Update February 2018
Weather, Good during the day rain and cooling weather in the evenings
Here is the update for the Beachfront project for February 2018.
As the owners have been informed and the response for them to come inspect Mid April onwards has been very good for the completion of all the units to be ready for handover for blocks C and D.
The on going works to C and D are now the final stages to the rooms are getting done with the furniture works nearly completed and the main contractor is now doing the making good as well as the testing of the air conditioning,
Water and electrical works and next 2 months will see the fridges and bedding installed with a final clean up and the testing of the swimming pool.
The works to block F is moving at a rapid pace due to using our fast track methods of pre-cast concreting and Q-con wall panels which have excellent sound proofing and fire protection qualities.
Now all floors are having the panels installed as well as the plumbing, AC works and electrical works ongoing and shortly the ceiling framing we begin for the fixing of the ceilings to the units.
The structural works are well under way with the footings, ground slabs, columns and beams on going.
The new villa being built is also progressing well with the structural and block works in progress as well as the plumbing works.
The block works are near completion as well as plumbing and electrical works moving on the rendering is also in progress so all areas of construction are progressing as we should wish for and looking forward to the completion of all works.
Update January 2018
The furniture works are still ongoing and gradually room by room and block D is slightly progressing more than block C
As the furniture works are being completed the painting and making good are following behind and being completed room by room
For the MEP works ( plumbing, electrical, A/c, lifts ) these are all in progress and co ordinated by the main contractors and the Mep engineers from Blue Horizon commissioning and testing are also ongoing
The external areas are receiving the final coats of paint and the pool tiling as well as the granite pool coping are ongoing
The sub structure of the block F is fully complete and only the 4th flight of stairs needs to be fixed and poured which will be completed very shortly
The first fix plumbing which includes all waste and main supply pipes are being installed
The Q con light weight wall panels are now up to the 3rd floor the works to block F are really moving using this fast track construction method
The construction to the villa the structural works are nearly completed and the plumbing piping is also in progress and the block work walls will be ongoing