Cameron’s Interiors are currently hard at work to create a brand new Jersey-based restaurant for Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin. Work began on the project – located on Don Street – in January 2013 and is currently scheduled to reach completion in April 2013.
Cameron’s Interiors is the main contractor on the new restaurant, whilst Martin Brudnizki Design Studio is the architect. Brent Guy from BGBT Ltd is the mechanical and electrical consultant and Johnny Moffett from T&G Ltd is the structural consultant.
The new restaurant is being installed into a Listed building, measuring 20 sq meters and divided across two storeys. The restaurant includes bespoke furniture, an Athanor Suite and a stunning bar. In addition, a number of exciting features are being created especially for the restaurant and will be revealed once the site opens.
Prior to any work taking place on the project the building lay derelict for many years; although in a previous life the site had housed a restaurant.
Discussing the work that has been conducted so far, Cameron’s Interiors Project Manager, Steven McCreanney, said:
“The interior of the building is being totally transformed. We’ve had to carry out a lot of structural work and install temporary support. Passersby will have seen a lot of activity inside the building, the exterior is being handled differently as we are retaining and restoring the facade.
“Most of the building’s original exterior will be retained. We are basically taking a traditional, original building in need of a lot of work and helping to modernise it whilst not losing the original charm and character. We are carefully renovating and restoring every detail to ensure its character is not lost.”
In addition to the work being conducted on the building some associated landscaping work will also take place, including the installation of terraces and an al fresco dining area.
“We are lucky to be working with sophisticated designs from Martin Brudnizki whose work is showcased worldwide. His previous projects include The Ivy in Dubai, Annabel’s in London and Jamie’s Italian, so you can imagine the detailed brief we are working to.
“We are lucky to have been given the chance to choose the best local contractors to carry out this project, which will allow us to achieve the highest standards.”
“The great thing about this project is it brings together local industry, local business and local contractors. It is also really enjoyable to be working on a property that is well known throughout the Island and to be able to restore it to its former glory. The end result is highly anticipated and there is such enthusiasm surrounding the new restaurant that it makes it really exciting to be involved.
“Cameron’s Interiors are very proud to be involved in this project. I am certain that people are going to enjoy the building for many years to come.”