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Elcock Associates Chartered Surveyors and Architectural Designers are delighted to be on site with their client Juno Developments at the Former Police Station in Poole Dorset.

Poole police station was built in 1935 and remained in active service until 2011.

The renovation to be called THE METROPOLITAN will be luxury boutique apartments in the usual high spec that has come to be expected of this fast growing locally based property company.

Their client who has obtained an exciting planning approval on this site for the Construction of an additional storey of accommodation and conversion of the whole building into 52 residential apartments with associated access and parking. Situated opposite the beautiful Poole Park and with Access to town and main city links this is sure to be a popular development and a landmark site.

Elcock Associates have been bought on board to take the original  stunning architectural designs by Anders Roberts Cheer from the 2D planning stage and rebuild as a full 3D intelligent model (BIM) for construction purposes in order to lift this project from paper to reality. This 21st century way of preparing and issuing drawings maintains the collaborative approach of work between consultants and contractors and allows the drawings to be updated quickly and instantly issued to all parties. Kube Visuals have also prepared an excellent visual CGI which will show the finished building and is generating a lot of positive comments.

Elcock Associates are appointed as the Principal Designs (CDM), Architectural Designers for Building Regulations and Contract Administrators to monitor progress, quality and cost on this exciting project to turn an unused building into much needed housing and boost infrastructure in Poole.

Managing Director of Elcock Associates commented “This is an exciting project using all our dynamic multi-discipline skills that set us apart from our competitors. The project is really taking shape and the 3D modelling is key to this as it allows us to fully interrogate the design and identify any potential clashes or issues at an early stage in the project.”