Cat B Fitout or Category B Refurbishment Dorset

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Cat B and Category B Refurbishment and Fitout for Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorchester, Gillingham. Poole, Portland, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Verwood, Weymouth and the surrounding areas

This is often, but not always down to you as client to undertake. It is the finished building, industrial unit, industrial warehouse, offices ready for you to move straight into.  Here tenants or clients then works with Internal Fitout Companies, Architects, CDM Coordinators, Principal Contractors, Project Managers, Interior Designers to determine what space, requirements they will need and what works need to fulfilled ahead of them shortly moving in.

Cat B Fitout may include works such as:

Mezzanine floors with or without offices above or below

Steel partitions

– Racking

Upgraded lighting and electrics works (or mechanical and electrical services)

Upgraded air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC)

– Upgrade fire detection and sprinkler systems

– Data and IT installations

New Offices, Partitions, Glass partitions, Meeting Rooms, Boardrooms

New Kitchen, Canteen, Café, Breakout Areas


Corporate identity branding, signage, graphics

Feature walls

This is known as Cat B Fitout or Internal Refurbishment

Whether you are the Client, Landlord, Managing Agent or Architect

Health & Safety and CDM Regulations 2015

Always consider health and safety whilst undertaking construction, building, refurbishment, fitout or upgrade works on your premises and that you as Client under the current CDM 2015 regulations understand your legal responsibilities too for these works.  Confirm that any organisation you appoint or choose to do these works to have the correct qualifications, accreditations, skills, training and experience both as Principal Designer and Principal Contractor and they are advise you in writing of your legal duties in accordance with CDM Regulations 2015

We here at OC Projects Ltd have successfully undertaken many Cat B Fitout works and have appropriate qualifications, accreditations, skills, training and experience both as Principal Designer and Principal Contractor in accordance with CDM Regulations 2015

OC Projects can help with your Historic building refurbishment, Listed building refurbishment, Heritage building refurbishment, Historic building fitout, Listed building fitout, Heritage building fitout, Grade 1 listed, Grade II listed, Conservation building projects, Building Fitouts, Building Works, Office Fitout, Project Management, Building Control, Planning permission, Change of use, Glass partitions, raised access floors, preserving old buildings, Category A fitout, Category B fitout, Village Hall Fitout, Museum Refurbishments, Cafe Refurbishment, Eateries, Toilet Fitout, Washroom refurbishments, LED lighting, Commercial office space, Moving premises, Mezzanine floors, and more.


It is worth bearing in mind that whilst basic flooring, services (mechanical and electrical), basic décor is to be undertaken or if recently done, it may be moved to suit the new Cat B layout and design.   Ensure you obtain the Operations & Maintenance Manual or (O&M Manual, H&S File) from the developer, landlord, Managing Agent, Architect or Principal Contractor.  They should provide this by law.  It should also contain ‘as-built drawings’ which will include any new changes to electrical and mechanical, HVAC and underground drainage alterations.

OC Projects can help with your CDM Regulations 2015, Project Manager, Project Management, Principal Contractor, Principal Designer, Your legal duties, Health & Safety, Accreditations, Safe working practises, create design and build, Roles in construction, Quantity Surveyor, Cost Control, Single point contact, Pre-construction, Construction phase plan, PQQ, Pre-qualification questionnaire, and more.

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