FORMM appointed for major refurbishment and re-fit of Sheffield City Centre Velocity Tower; upgrading all high-end apartments and communal spaces within the building.

February 15, 2023

FORMM, a progressive Sheffield-based fit-out specialist, has been appointed by Dubai Developer Select Group, supported by its Development Manager Queensbury and professional team Turner Townsend, and Whittam Cox Architects, to undertake the comprehensive refurbishment and upgrade of Velocity Tower based in the City Centre.

This is a project we are very excited and passionate about delivering.


Refurbishment of 169 high-quality self-contained apartments over 21 floors including replacement of kitchens, and appliances, bathroom sanitary ware and flooring throughout, replacement of doors, new heat recovery ventilation units (HRV), new high-quality efficient electric water heaters, full replacement of balcony doors and removal of elements of cladding insulation to meet new building regulations standards, full decoration throughout to provide a contemporary look and feel throughout.

Ground floor – to be re-modelled to provide modern and on-trend communal meeting spaces including new door access systems, new blockwork paving and planting to improve aesthetics externally.

FORMM has overall responsibility, for procurement, site management and full implementation, consideration around the sustainability of both material and delivery (including health and safety) taking the role of Principal Contractor against a 12-month programme.