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Syntec were the main contractors for the renovation and refurbishment of this mews property

Supreme Paris, c’est parti ! Petit tour dans la boutique rue Barbette. Yes, after all the hype, Supreme has opened in Paris. We loved working on this project and working alongside Brinkworth Design again. And time spent in Paris of course. Bespoke retail interiors expertly fitted by Syntec Projects shopfitters with flair 😉 #Supreme #SupremeParis #Shopfitters #RetailFitters #Paris #RueBarbette #Skateboarding http://syntec.uk.com/projects/retail/supreme-paris


Devonshire Mews North. Syntec were the main contractors for the renovation and refurbishment of this mews property based in London. The renovations included structural changes to the building and new layout to the rooms within. The renovations and refurbishments were carried out on-time and on-budget. #RefurbishmentsLondon #ResidentialRefurbishments #ResidentialRenovations #BespokeInteriorsContactors http://syntec.uk.com/projects/residential/devonshire-mews-north











Drake’s OVO: Syntec were the main contractors on site working alongside retail designers Brinkworth Design

Drake’s OVO,  This is the fifth stand-alone store but the first European store for this Canadian brand of street wear. Syntec were the main contractors on site working alongside retail designers Brinkworth Design and The Wilson Brothers again J  #shopfitters #retailfitouts #bespokeshopfitters #drakesovo #octobersveryown #streetwear #streetwearstore   http://syntec.uk.com/retail



WE’RE RECRUITING – we’re looking for 2nd fix Carpenters to work on our building sites based in Central and West London – email CVs to recruitment@syntec.uk.com


At Syntec, we’re all about creating better spaces, so we’re excited to have completed the first phase on a 2-bed house that makes the most its modest plot. The new-build lies on the site of a former garage on our client’s existing property, just a stone’s throw from the All England Lawn Tennis Club. So far, we’ve demolished the existing garage and excavated to reduce the level of the ground, constructed reinforced concrete foundations, plus created a retaining wall to support. Now we’re ready to start building the ground floor slab and cavity walls – all taking shape nicely, thanks to PM Andre Lourenco and team.  #londonnewbuild #housebuilderslondon http://syntec.uk.com/residential



Syntec have just completed work on this striking Victorian terrace, opening up the space to create a light and airy 130sqm home. Working with design company Longplain, the project involved a complete remodel, including extensions to side return, loft conversion, new roof, windows and garden makeover. Originally built in 1897, the house now includes three bedrooms and bathrooms, a studio and double reception.

Syntec undertook the complete fit-out: oak flooring was used throughout, with full-height pivot doors and pared-down wall colours for a contemporary open-plan feel. The streamlined kitchen has an industrial flavour with its stainless-steel island and resin floor, while an exposed steel in a rich yellow adds a vibrant designer touch. A job to be proud of by Project Manager Tiernan Bourke and Junior PM Irene Lobo Sanchez! #longplain #refurbishments #refurbishmentchiswick #victorianopenplan #housebuilders http://syntec.uk.com/residential


Sinclair House on The Avenue in leafy West Ealing. We recently partnered A2Dominion Housing for the conversion of this existing, modern, purpose built development. The studios and flats are for let.



A look back at The Printworks, Exeter. The Printworks is student accommodation attached to the university. There’s a mix of flats and studios available offering 24/7 CCTV, study room, common room for leisure, games area, gym, vending café, bike parking, laundry and a garden.

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Building Smarter at Syntec Projects.

Building Smarter at Syntec Projects.

At Syntec, we’re passionate about construction; about building solutions. New projects excite us, and we’re equally committed to each – whether it’s high-end residential or a social housing development.

We also invest in people, recognizing key strengths in our workforce and rewarding their efforts. As a company, we enjoy many social occasions. We know we’re doing something right when many of our staff describe working for us as ‘not really like being at work’ – more like part of a family.

We build good relationships with architects and industry partners too – eager to solve design problems and build better spaces. That’s why we were keen to explore a different method on one of our latest projects, The Woodsman in Feltham, west London. This is a 1,800sqf development in partnership with A2Dominion – a range of 2 to 4-bed accommodation for affordable/intermediate rent, due for completion this autumn. It comprises 4 houses and a 4-storey block of 20 flats, housing up to 82 people.

The contract offered us a perfect opportunity to introduce a different building method – ICF (Insulated Concrete Form). We were already familiar with this product as it’s been used by self-builders in the UK for 40-odd years – the product is now coming into the forefront due to a need to protect the environment. Fundamentally, it’s a system that uses insulation instead of formwork, allowing the builder to lay modular lightweight blocks that are then filled with concrete and reinforcement.

So, it’s a highly insulating and environmentally friendly product that is used as standard on large and small-scale developments in the US and Northern Europe. This type of housing is the norm in these places and the tenants reap the rewards. Not only are their energy bills lower but they enjoy even temperatures with filtered air, so are generally experiencing a better quality of home than their counterparts in the UK.”

It’s not a system that’s commonly used on large developments in the UK, however – and even more rarely in social housing. Yet it’s people most commonly associated with these developments – people with greater needs – that stand to benefit the most from ICF. Combined with triple-glazed windows, solar panels and a heat recovery ventilation system they can expect up to 70% savings on their energy bills.

The advantages for us as builders is that ICF takes only one trade to erect and uses just three materials – Polystyrene, concrete and reinforcement. So the build is incredibly fast and less reliant on skilled labour. There’s less materials waste too, so the building site is cleaner. It’s good news for us, but even better news for householders, who can enjoy ambient temperatures with no draughts, condensation or mould. It’s also incredibly well insulated against outside noise – a reduction of 50db – which becomes a particular advantage when building near busy roads and airports.

Our ethos is simple: we believe there’s no reason why good-quality low-energy homes can’t be available to everyone, not just a privileged few. We really want to make a difference. It’s just changing the mindset, moving away from traditional brick building to a faster, modulated method that, in the long term, is more cost-effective. And with air pollution a hot topic right now – it’s the fourth biggest public health risk in the country after cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease – this system goes some way towards alleviating the problem by filtering incoming air. We’re also investigating how even finer filters could be used in the heat-recovery ventilation system to block out toxic particulates such as those emitted by diesel fuel.

Now, if social housing of the future could promise cleaner air inside the home than in the polluted streets outside, we could be looking not only at greatly reduced energy bills, but possibly even greater benefits for the nation’s health.




Find out more about the masterplan for Feltham, it covers housing, developing business opportunities, creating a better pedestrian experience and a greater use of open spaces in Feltham.

#SyntecSocialHousing #NewHomesinFeltham #Feltham #HouseBuilders #LBHouslow #FelthamMasterplan



Syntec complete on more new homes for Londoners! Another development on Commercial Road E1.

A Design & Build conversion of commercial units into a 700sqm residential development of nine flats, comprising 1 studio; six 1-bed, and two 2-bed units.

The previous use of the units was commercial, we faced a design challenge when creating the residential units as the site was littered with concrete columns. After careful consideration many of the columns disappeared into walls and cupboards. Our client A2Dominion, who we have partnered on many previous occasions were pleased with the finished results including the specification our high level workmanship.  #NewHomes #NewHomesLondon #CommercialRoadDevelopment #A2Dominion #HouseBuilders #SocialHousing http://syntec.uk.com/housing


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Wharf Road Marketing Suite: syntec shopping fitting

Wharf Road Marketing Suite. Wharf Road is a development by Fabrica who have developments across London, and are providing new homes, for private sale, shared ownership or for private rental.  Syntec Projects completed the interior fit-out for and on behalf of Fabrica. Wharf Road is located in N1 in borough of Islington.  http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/commercial/wharf-road-marketing-suite.html


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Melrose and Morgan is a high-end artisan grocery shop and kitchen providing freshly prepared food and artisan products and ingredients located in Hampstead, North London. Syntec provided the retail interior fit-out of this shop for them. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/retail/melrose-and-morgan


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A high tech’ fit-out when we worked with Sky at O2. We completed VIP Bar and the Hospitality Lounge for our clients. It’s a project we really enjoyed working, at Syntec we relish a challenge. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/commercial/sky-o2


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Completed the refurbishment and fitout for a busy doctor’s surgery.

Crayford Doctors Surgery. We’ve just completed the refurbishment and fitout for a busy doctor’s surgery. A complete refurbishment of all spaces, reception, consulting rooms, waiting room, medical records storage and the office. Creating a light and airy space where staff and patients alike will feel comfortable. This refurbishment was complete to a tight schedule, to minimise closure and disruption for patients. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/commercial/crayford-doctors-surgery


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Bird and The Doughnut Hatch down in Shoreditch. At Syntec we love their ideas, free range fried chicken and homemade doughnuts – a winning combination!  This café has been design with lots of old school traditional café design features. Syntec completed the fit out for Bird



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Wharf Road Show Flat. Syntec were asked to complete the interior fit-out for a show flat on Wharf Road,  London, near Wenlock Basin, N1. A collection of canal side apartments, designed  by Fabrica. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/residential/wharf-road-show-flat


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Recently completed The Terrace: Syntec

Recently completed The Terrace, a café style restaurant, serving classic afternoon teas with a selection of scones, cakes and pastries. The materials selected for The Terrace are classics for café with deep marble counters to display tempting platters of food, traditionally styled  banquette seating, a pared back palette of marble, dark hard woods, seductively rich walls, with ambient and task lighting team perfectly. #restaurantfitouts #cafefitouts #shopfitters  http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/hospitality/the-terrace


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For private client a residential project with some structural alterations, front and rear elevation, new staircase, and refurbishment.  The property located near Regents Park on Deveonshire Mews now feels transformed into a light modern airy living space fit for the 21st century, with the high quality of the workmanship complementing the simple palette of materials used. #ResidentialRefurbishments #ResidentialExtensions http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/residential/devonshire-mews-north


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Recently completed interiors fit out of the common areas of this student accommodation in Exeter for The Moorfield Group. This 492 bed student accommodation scheme is located on a site formerly occupied by James Townsend printers, a history reflected in its name: The Printworks. Purpose built student accommodation offers the affordable independent living to students at Exeter University. With a Gym, Common Room, TV Room and Common Study Area. #CommercialRefurbishments #CommercialFitouts http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/commercial/printworks-exeter

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Implementing schemes for Architects and Designers since 1994

We have a wealth of visual records that available for you to see on our blog. We have been implementing schemes for Architects and Designers since 1994. We have worked on all projects on this blog.
contact: ronan@syntec.uk.com


Syntec Projects have a long history of working with Brinkworth Design on projects for the well known high street brand Karen Millen.  Every store is unique and designed individually, there’s no rolled out and repeated interior for Karen Millen, this ensures that every project is interesting and challenging to us as shop-fitters. Syntec always relish the challenges we’re presented with and the high and exacting demands of both the designers and Karen Millen themselves. We have worked on many of their stores across the UK. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/retail/karen-millen-solihull-2001

Syntec are on the move. We have a new address from 4th March 2014. You will now find us at 29 Warple Way, London W3 0RX. We’ve moved over the weekend to minimize disruption to our services and staff.

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Syntec Venture 3 office extension

Venture 3 office extension. Some years ago we realised the #offic design of Venture 3 a successful PR company based in Central London. Here are some images of their recent extension we thought you might enjoy looking through.  We really enjoyed working there again and like nothing better than a well executed #officefitout.  http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/office/venture-3-extension


Syntec Projects – Social Housing. This #socialhousing project on Horn Lane Acton W3 forms a part of large redevelopment of housing on Horn Lane. The council are keen to see affordable housing, shared ownership and rented housing available in their borough. We think this one has strong sense of design and were glad to be the main contractors. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/housing/horn-lane


We’ve been at Westfield Shopping Centre Stratford again. This time it was to do the #retailshopfitout for the new Esprit outlet. Again it was completed on time and on budget. We’ve posted some images for you to peruse at your leisure. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/retail/esprit-stratford

Syntec Shopfitters finish new project in West End London

We’ve just finished another project. This time we’ve been in the West End at Harley Street. To view the images from this job please visit our blog. http://syntecprojects.blogspot.co.uk/

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‘As contractors, Syntec offer solutions rather than presenting me, as the architect, with problems.'(Dean Cass, Studio E) http://www.syntec.uk.com/profile

‘They don’t just shrug their shoulders when there’s a problem. They’re very pro-active.'(Danny Lynch, Regional Development Director, A2 Dominion Group) http://www.syntec.uk.com/clients

‘They are quick to pick up on the culture of the company they’re working for.'(Neil Lawson, Head of Facilities, Esprit) http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/retail/esprit-brighton

Syntec The devil is in the detail in refurbishment

The devil is in the detail at Gledhow Gardens. We recently completed this pared back, ultra modern and very minimalist refurbishment for private clients. We love the super slick curve of the staircase it’s a work of art in its own right! http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/residential/gledhow-gardens.html

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We worked with award winning Brinkworth Design to create award winning chef Ollie Dabbous first restaurant in London’s West End on Whitfield Street. The look is raw and industrial, steelmesh, timber and concrete; this is in deliberate contrast to delicate and beautiful food.  Ollie has been heralded as the “culinary messiah” and is soon to open a second restaurant. http://www.syntec.uk.com/projects/leisure/dabbous

With expertise, flexibility, a can-do attitude, a continual respect for commercial realities and a total commitment to both build quality and client satisfaction. That’s us, shopfitters extraordinaire and some. http://www.syntec.uk.com/profile