Project Highlight: The Blue Fin Fishing Club, Brisbane

Polished Concrete Floors in a Brisbane RestaurantProject Background

The Blue Fin Fishing Club in Inala, Brisbane has undergone a large renovation project, which included the installation of polished concrete floors in their dining areas.
The initial floor, installed by an alternative contractor, was a coated polished concrete system with a non-slip grit applied to the coating. Unfortunately the qualities of the works initially installed by this contractor were deemed unsatisfactory and required rectification. Transitions was contracted to complete these rectification works.

Specifications

- Transitions Mechanically Polished Concrete
- Full Grind/Full exposure of aggregate
- Matt finish
- R10 Slip RatingPolished Concrete floors in a Brisbane Restaurant

Scope

- 120m² Transitions Mechanically Polished Concrete

Client Objective

The Blue Fin Fishing Club were extremely unhappy with the polished concrete floors that had been installed in their restaurant/bistro; the centrepiece of the refurbishment in this area. The previous company contracted to install and finish the polished concrete floor had attempted, on 3 separate occasions, to rectify the works and failed to do so to the standard expected of a licensed contractor. The Blue Fin Fishing Club required an immediate rectification of the floor so that it was both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Client Requirements

Polished Concrete Floors in a Brisbane Restaurant

As the polished concrete floor is in an area that receives a large amount of foot traffic, regularly, it needs to be very hard wearing. In terms of health and safety, the floor also required a minimum R10 slip rating, helping to prevent against slips and falls in the restaurant. Furthermore, The Blue Fin Fishing Club required a low maintenance flooring option that is easy to maintain and keep clean.


Chosen Product

Transitions Mechanically Polished Concrete was the flooring product of choice for this rectification. The floor already incorporated full exposure of aggregate, thus the installation of Transitions Mechanically Polished Concrete enhanced the look of the concrete and highlighted this choice of aggregate immensely. Furthermore, it was able to achieve the required slip rating (R10) without the addition of a non-slip grit in the sealer, as would be required in a coated system. All products used to harden and seal the floor were low VOC.

Polished Concrete Floors in a Brisbane Restaurant

Overall Outcome

All works were complete within a time period of 3days, whilst the club was in full operation. The completed floor had the ability to be utilised within 6hours of works being completed by Transitions.

The Blue Fin Fishing Club were very pleased with the rectification of the polished concrete floor presented to them by Transitions. The new floor ticked all the boxes for the client and finally provided them with the beautiful product they had envisaged during the planning of their clubs refurbishment.

Instagram - @transitionspg

Brisbane office with sustainable polished concrete floors
Office Spaces

Refurbished Brisbane corporate office installs Green Rated polished concrete floors

Mar 21, 2017
Project Background Stockland is one of the largest diversified property groups in…
The Grove shopping centre undertakes renovation from tiles to polished concrete
Shopping Centres

From tiles to polished concrete, The Grove undertakes major renovation

Nov 23, 2016
Project Background The Grove, formerly Megacenta, is an 18-year-old shopping centre…
Transitions Polished Concrete floors at Fashion Spree in Sydney
Shopping Centres

A 60 year old slab is turned into a historical centrepiece at new Sydney shopping centre

Oct 31, 2016
Fashion Spree is a new outlet shopping centre in Sydney. The shopping centre spans…
Shopping Centres

The turn of the century industrial design at Fashion Spree sees a 60year old slab turned into a modern masterpiece

Sep 16, 2016
Project Background Fashion Spree is a new factory outlet shopping centre in Western…
Existing slab at new small format Bunnings store at Toombul revitalised with Retroplate Polished Concrete
Retail Stores

Existing slab at new small format Bunnings store at Toombul revitalised with Retroplate Polished Concrete

Aug 30, 2016
Project Background Bunnings Warehouse has, last month, opened a new store at Toombul…
Pet Stock North Lakes
Retail Stores

Pet Stock new North Lakes store focused on floor durability & hygiene

Aug 22, 2016
Project Background As a part of the continued development of the North Lakes region, Pet…
Retail Stores

The Good Guys Celebrate their 100th Store in North Lakes, Brisbane

Jun 14, 2016
Project Background The Good Guys is one of Australia’s largest electrical appliance…
Shopping Centres

Transitions Polished Concrete floor a standout feature at MarketPlace Warner

Sep 28, 2015
MarketPlace Warner is a new shopping centre development in Warner Lakes, north of…
Mango Hill Marketplace in Brisbane with Transitions Honed Concrete
Shopping Centres

Mango Hill Marketplace, a new Brisbane shopping centre, functions well with Transitions Honed Concrete

Sep 07, 2015
Project Background Mango Hill Marketplace is a new shopping centre development in North…
Transitions Polished Concrete Floors in the new Masters Bundall store on the Gold Coast
Retail Stores

New Masters store on the Gold Coast shining with Transitions Polished Concrete

Aug 03, 2015
Transitions Polished Concrete Floors in the new Masters Bundall store on the Gold Coast…
External floors on the Gold Coast rectified with Transitions Honed Concrete floors
Shopping Centres

External floors of commercial property revitalised with Transitions Honed Concrete

Jul 06, 2015
Since the 80's there has been an ongoing trend in the use of exposed aggregate as an…
Pavilions on Palm Beach gets facelift with Transitions Honed Concrete
Shopping Centres

Pavilions on Palm Beach gets facelift with Transitions Honed Concrete floor

Apr 22, 2015
Project Background Pavilions on Palm Beach is a living, dining and shopping hub located…
IGA Beerwah Shopping Village uses Transitions Polished Concrete floors
Supermarkets

IGA supermarket chooses Transitions Polished Concrete floors again for new Beerwah Shopping Village store

Apr 22, 2015
Project Background Beerwah Shopping Village, a local convenience based shopping centre in…
New Target store at Beerwah Shopping Village chooses Transitions Polished Concrete floors
Retail Stores

New Target Country concept store at Beerwah Shopping Village chooses Transitions Polished Concrete floors

Dec 10, 2014
Project Background Beerwah Shopping Village, a local convenience based shopping centre in…
Neil-Street-Bus-Station-Toowoomba_Transitions-Honed-Concrete
Transport Hubs

Neil Street Bus Station is revitalised with Transitions Honed Concrete pedestrian walkways

Oct 01, 2014
Project Background The refurbished Toowoomba Bus Station in Neil Street has re-opened for…
Transitions Polished Concrete floors at the Townsville Inner Port Harbour Expansion
Transport Hubs

Townsville Inner Port Harbour Expansion sees Transitions Polished Concrete Floors as the right fit

Aug 27, 2014
Project Background The Port of Townsville is the third largest seaport in Queensland and…
The Greener Grocer adds colourful design to their Transitions Polished Concrete floor
Supermarkets

The Greener Grocer adds colourful design to their Transitions Polished Concrete floor

Jun 25, 2014
Project Background The Greener Grocer is an independently owned and operated supermarket…
New IGA Store in Toowoomba asks for Transitions Polished Concrete Floors
Supermarkets

New IGA Supermarket in Toowoomba asks for Transitions Polished Concrete Floors

May 03, 2014
Project Background The new IGA supermarket in Newtown Shopping Centre, Toowomba opened…
Capri on Via Roma goes yellow with Transitions Stained Concrete Floors
Shopping Centres

Capri on Via Roma Shines Bright with Transitions Stained Concrete Floors

Mar 28, 2014
Project Background Capri on Via Roma shopping centre is a redevelopment project of a…
It's all about the concrete flooring at Capri on Via Roma shopping centre Gold Coast
Shopping Centres

It's all about the Concrete Floors at Capri on Via Roma Shopping Centre, Gold Coast

Mar 12, 2014
Transitions Polishing and Grinding recently completed the installation of an extensive…
PDT Architecture chooses Transitions Polished Concrete floors for new office in Fortitude Valley Brisbane
Office Spaces

PDT Architecture chooses Transitions Polished Concrete Floors for new office in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Feb 24, 2014
Project Background PDT architecture recently contracted Transitions Polishing and…
Diamond Grinding/Floor Preparation at Gold Coast Resort
Hospitality

Floor Preparation at The Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa, Gold Coast

Jul 01, 2013
Project Background The Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa is the Gold Coast only five star…
Commercial Polished Concrete Floors Cairns
Transport Hubs

Project Highlight: Cairns Foreshore Redevelopment - Stage 2

Mar 21, 2013
Project Background The Cairns Foreshore redevelopment project has further progressed with…
Polished Concrete Floors in a Brisbane Restaurant
Hospitality

Project Highlight: The Blue Fin Fishing Club, Brisbane

Mar 04, 2013
Project Background The Blue Fin Fishing Club in Inala, Brisbane has undergone a large…
Supermarket, Gold Coast, with Transitions Polished Concrete floors
Supermarkets

Project Highlight: Woolworths Supermarket, Surfers Paradise

Feb 18, 2013
Woolworths has grown into a household name with a presence in almost every metropolitan…
Polished Concrete Floor Surfing Australia Gold Coast
Office Spaces

Project Highlight: Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre

Aug 18, 2012
Project Background The Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre is the worlds…
Stained Concrete Retail Floor Ballina
Retail Stores

Stained Concrete fitting for Big-Box Retailer

Apr 14, 2012
One of Australias largest big-box retailers was suitably impressed with the results of…
PanDOMO Decorative Concrete Floor Brisbane
Hospitality

PanDOMO: A Seamless Solution for a Seamless Transition

Mar 13, 2012
Transitions Polishing and Grinding have had the pleasure of installing a panDOMO…
Epoxy Concrete External Floor Queensland Tennis Centre Brisbane
Sporting Arenas

Brisbanes Pat Rafter Arena undergoes Epoxy Makeover in time for the Stars

Feb 21, 2012
The Queensland Tennis Centre is an $82million state of the art tennis facility based in…
Honed Concrete Floor Shopping Centre Jimboomba
Shopping Centres

Honed Concrete Rectification Project of Jimboomba Junction Shopping Centre

Oct 08, 2011
Jimboomba Junction Shopping Centre in Jimboomba Queensland recently underwent a large…
Polished Concrete Floors Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal
Transport Hubs

The Polished Masterpiece of Decorative Concrete

Dec 02, 2010
The Restoration Project of the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal Wharf Shed Number 3 at…
PanDOMO Concrete Floor Retail Store Gold Coast
Retail Stores

PanDOMO Decorative Topping the Perfect Fit for Apparel Kings, Kooga Australia

Oct 09, 2010
Kooga, international designer and manufacturer of sports apparel and team wear, have this…
Outdoor Honed Concrete Flooring Brisbane
Office Spaces

Create a Stylish Outdoor Floor with Honed Concrete

Sep 25, 2010
Honed concrete is an external flooring product that has the look and feel of a…