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Last edited 30 Aug 2021
Category B fit-out works
Rules of Thumb, Guidelines for building services (5th Edition) BG 9/2011, by Glenn Hawkins, published by BSRIA in 2011, states: ‘Category B works, or bespoke fit-out, may include:
- Suspended ceiling upgrades
- Special area fitting out, such as auditoria, kitchens, restaurants and meeting rooms
- Upgrade to core finishes
- Internal partitioning
- Additional floor finishes
- Mechanical, electrical and lighting upgrades
- Installation of below-floor and overhead/drop-down power distribution
- IT and telecommunications installations and distribution (data cabling)
- Enhanced WC provision, if required
- Occupier standby generation and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
- Adaptation of life safety systems
- Decoration and branding
- Fixtures and fittings
- Security installation enhancements
- Audio-visual installations
- Corporate and way-finding signage
- Vertical transportation enhancements
- Feature staircase links between floors’
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