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Case Studies

Outdoor gym equipment gets a new lease of life

Key information Project – Outdoor gym equipment refurb for Client – Robertson Group Repair type – Specialist repair and recoat to outdoor gym equipment Project time – 32 hours Summary Plastic Surgeon’s repair skills were brought in by Robertson Group to assist with repairs to used outdoor gym equipment

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IKEA cladding repairs

Key information Project – New IKEA store, Exeter Client – McLaughlin and Harvey – a Scottish firm Repair type – Comprehensive respray and repair to powder coated grey panels required in time for IKEA’s new Exeter store’s opening Project time – 2 finishers x 7

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Specialist building repairs aid project completion

A new £33million national centre of excellence for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service has been under construction at the Heriot-Watt Research Park near Edinburgh since 2014. The centre has been built from scratch at the site and designed to serve the specific needs of

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Bathroom pod repair in city centre hotel

The Citizen M hotel in Glasgow has a quirky and unique approach to its room décor, offering its guests a vibrant, eclectic experience as part of their stay. This original approach to décor sees bathroom pods incorporated into the bedrooms. These pods have multi-coloured lighting,

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Fireproof tile repairs on campus

The construction of Ayrshire College’s new Kilmarnock Campus began in 2014 at an estimated cost of £53m. The work has primarily been carried out by McLaughlin and Harvey, the main construction contractor tasked with completing the job. Inevitably, as during any major construction project, some

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Stan Laurel statue repair and restoration

Plastic Surgeon stepped in to restore a much loved Stan Laurel statue in a North Shields park, after years of exposure to the elements and acts of vandalism left it requiring extensive work. Mark Johnson, Operations Manager for the North East at Plastic Surgeon, said: “Inevitably,

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Life-size model rhino statue repairs

In the summer of 2016, Plastic Surgeon got firmly behind Paignton Zoo’s Great Big Rhinos Project, which saw a concerted effort to raise money for rhino conservation. The project consisted of 40 life-sized and individually painted rhino sculptures scattered throughout Devon and the English Riviera,

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Metal rooflight repair

A high specification refurbishment project focusing on a very old residential property in Cambridgeshire had included the installation of 10 ‘heritage’ roof-lights in a several rooms; the reveal linings to which had been badly chipped during installation. As a result the Metal Window Company called

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Split GRP bath repair

An insurance company which has a national agreement with Plastic Surgeon called in the #cosmetic repair specialist to deal with a GRP bath which had suffered serious damage after the homeowner had slipped and the impact of their knee had split the moulding. The Challenges

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Window frame break-in repair

One of the UK’s major contractors which makes regular use of Plastic Surgeon’s services for snagging work, called in the company to a Manchester development which was ready for handover, following a break-in during which a window was badly damaged by the burglar. The Challenges

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Period wall tiling repair

Plastic Surgeon was contacted by a building company in the South-west, working on the conversion of an existing room at Taunton railway station, Somerset, where the architect involved wanted to retain the existing, damaged wall tiling with its distinctive period styling, as a feature within

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