Dominic Ansell Tree House
The Old Red Lion
Butcher and The farmer
Avobar Covent Garden
Working with an existing Australian client ECSEC recently embarked on a fitout of a restaurant, bakery and bar in the heart of Mayfair. This incredible fitout took 20 weeks to complete.
The project included specialist paint features, stone staircase and bespoke metalwork including a copper wash hand basin to the toilets.
The ground floor features a fully open kitchen with seating along the length of the pass. Layla bar is on the lower ground floor with more restaurant seating and toilets.
This dog hotel, retail space was created in partnership with designers (Opera Architects) in 12 weeks for a budget of £500K. Based in Westfield Shopping Centre, White City, this retail space has been transformed into a modern and trendy location for Urban Mutts.
Ecsec worked with designers (TGP International) to create this unique presence in the iconic Covent Garden for £400k in just 9 weeks. With incredibly individual design features the finished project is both stunning inside and out.
In stunning, rural Buckinghamshire surroundings Ecsec worked with designers (Yellow Wren) to bring realise a new vision for The Old Red Lion pub and restaurant in Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill. This was all done for £250k in just 6 weeks.
We are proud to present one of our recent client profiles, Pastaio, based on the southern terrace at Westfield Shopping Centre, White City. We worked closely with the design team at Design Research Studio to deliver a striking new restaurant in just 10 weeks and a budget of 500K.
We were proud to assist Razer in creating their European flagship store in London, creating a visual and audio Retail masterpiece with LED and an immense sound system throughout the entire store. The ground floor is dedicated to retail with bespoke joinery units throughout to showcase the many products on offer. Moving through the store and down the custom Green LED lit staircase to the basement you are presented with the gaming area. Huge attention to detail was given to this area particularly the AV to enable live streaming of Esports competitions.
We worked continuously to produce the 3,700 square foot flagship store for Razer harmoniously with Your Studio in 9 weeks. The project generated a contract value of more than £500,000 that incorporated concrete plaster finish on the walls considerately illuminated with LED
The concrete finish on the joinery units in conjunction with LED attracts the customers towards the retail products and amplifies the quality and style of the products. The joinery units incorporate a complex shelve design that has multiple USB ports and power outlets concealed within the units.
We delivered a colossal restaurant called Butcher & The Farmer within the largest ticket selling arena in the world which is the 02. Our Australian client wanted to bring over their supremely successful business to the UK, providing farm fresh produce within a cosy farmhouse ambience collaborated with casual fine dining.
We worked flawlessly with Design Partnership and Seagrass to offer a unique 5000 square feet restaurant that included innovative kitchen design and wall features. The contract was circa £900,000 with original milk jugs and galvanised planters used to create an authentic farm feel.
The immense crittall shopfront and illuminated signage create an inviting atmosphere and intrigues the wondering consumers to see more. Butcher & The Farmer main pivotal features are magnificent 6-meter hanging mirror over the bar. In addition, the metal mesh gantry that runs from the bar to the kitchen creates a harmonious transition through the building. The mezzanine has a private bar that includes a book wall and distressed mirror that generates a very homely traditional vibe.
Farzi Café was an exceptional development in Haymarket since it provides a glamorous modern spice bistro due to the effective lighting design and intricate wall finishes. The marvellous brass features and sophisticated signage in the shopfront instantly fascinates the imagination and creates elegancy.
Ecsec and Design LSM (architect) were able to collaborate effectively with the client to produce all their requirements which lead to an energetic and modernistic take on a pan-Indian restaurant. The endeavour had a contract value of £780,000 which we were able to complete in 12 weeks.
Farzi café was first stripped out and then constructed in a unit that is over 5000 square feet with the possibility of seating 124 people. The customers can dine in maximum comfort from the exquisite upholstery on the banquette seating, which is supplied by us (Ecsec). The most riveting area of the Farzi café is the chef's table since it has tall antique brass panels on the wall which contrast the green gloss timber diagonal wall panels, which makes the area extremely captivating. Ultimately, the lighting design relaxes the emotions with various metal features that arouses one senses.
The intention for Avobar was to create a prominent superfood café within Covent Garden to supplement the new emerging market of healthy fast food. Avobar has become notorious from its aesthetically pleasing Californian style café with a tremendous use of timber and juxtaposing tiles. This has created a very welcoming aura when entering the café.
We worked diligently with Design LSM (Architect) and our client to deliver a distinctive fast food café with a contract value worth over £300,000 inside of 8 weeks. Our team operated exceptionally hard and efficiently to produce the project within budget along with minimal issues.
The 2250 square foot café has a prominent raft installation which has faux planting looped in between the rafts with glorious wicker light fittings. The ground floor comprises of slatted banquette seating with decorative cushions and bolsters with contrasting fading tile wall finish. The basement contains the kitchen, toilets and additional seating. Lastly, the curved retail counter provides the café with its main focal point due to excellent use of LED lighting and enhancing features.
Award winning restaurant Prime Steak & Grill has opened its third and largest site. The New restaurant is situated on Maxwell Road, Beaconsfield.
Working closely with Design LSM and the clients, we were able to create a stylish and spacious restaurant. The contract took 12 weeks to fit out at a cost of £1m. Although challenging at times, the end result created a space offering a truly wonderful dining experience.
The site was over 6000 sq.ft in size over 2 floors with bespoke crittall style new shopfront and a feature staircase in solid oak and antiqued brass fretwork. Using a considered mix of oak timber panelling and leather furniture, with antiqued brass detailing, the restaurant draws you in and upstairs to the 7m long horseshoe bar and gantry. Constructed using marble, antiqued brass and reeded glass, the bar is the focal point and go to place in Beaconsfield.
Ecsec are proud to be build partners of Middleton's Steakhouse & Grill, having recently worked on their latest restaurant housed in a Grade 2 listed building in St Martins, Leicester.
The site had been empty for 16 years, some of the challenges included repairing the existing rare Brazilian mahogany wood panelling, existing leaded light windows, forming a new mezzanine level and fitting a £15,000 feature chandelier in the ceiling dome 18m above the floor. The project took 12 weeks to complete and is the biggest site the Middleton's chain has undertaken to date.
Ecsec successfully won the tender to refurbish the 56 seat restaurant (GBR) in The Dukes Hotel, Mayfair, which includes a private dining area that seats up to 12 people.
The contract took 9 weeks to complete and cost over £250,000.
Designed by Design LSM the brief was to build an elegant yet casual dining space. Special features include bespoke antique mirrors to the ceiling and walls and aged bronze cladding to the bar. There's a bespoke brass entrance door and wine display, parquet ooring and plantation shutters.
Some of the challenges were working within a 5 star property, ensuring there were no disruptions for the guests or to the day to day running of the hotel.
Ecsec won the tender to fit out Caravan's latest restaurant, their 5th, in Great Portland Street. The 4500 sq. ft restaurant has taken over the ground floor and basement of Yalding House, which was previously BBC Radio 1's recording studio.
The ground floor consists of 3 dining rooms, bar and a to-go counter where you can grab & go if in a rush. The basement consists of the kitchen, toilets and a private dining and party space.
The project took 12 weeks to complete and included bespoke wall finishes, crittal doors and screens, ornate brickwork and stone clad counters.
Following a successful tender Ecsec were tasked with value engineering the project. Working closely with the design team Ecsec were able to draw on their experience to offer cost effective solutions to the client and were appointed as main contractor for the works.
The works were phased to keep key customer offers open for as long as possible and to enable the Pier to successfully trade during this period.
The scope of works included refurbishing Horatios Bar and the complete remodelling of the existing Palm Court Restaurant and Victoria's Bar.
The brief for Horatios included the instillation of large sliding folding doors to the external elevations which involved major structural works on the live Pier, the creation of a nautical themed feature ceiling, new finishes and furniture throughout making this a great summer time venue.
The Palm Court Restaurant and Victoria's Bar brief was very different. For this venue it was to start again all fixtures, fittings and services were stripped out back to the bare shell. Repairs were made to the existing building and a new restaurant and bar were created, utilising many of the existing features previously hidden behind wall and ceilings. A new feature bar means you can now sit and watch the sun set over Brighton whatever the weather!
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