historical bears back in place
The planning permision to redevelop the site insisted that the two iconic ornamental bears that stood on the top of the front facade must be preserved, although it was not specified what was to happen to them.
innovative roof solutions
The curved structure and high gables required some innovation solutions to avoid using expensive special roof systems.
The project provided 3 residential units and car parking, with the linkage building providing a modern contrast to the existing buildings.
site road and drainage design
Due to the number of units, the designs had to be approved for adoption by Norfolk County Council under a Section 38 agreement, and by Anglian Water under a Section 104 agreement, utilising the Sewers for Adoption 7th edition. The design works also involved works outside the site, which again had to meet the approval of the stautory authorities.
distinctive entrance area
East Norfolk Sixth Form College created a new entrance area, as part of the College's 10 year Estates Masterplan. The college has been extended a number of times, and the new entrance at the centre of the campus is designed to create an obvious, attractive and distinctive central entrance.
multi-storey link building
The Lighthouse building in Great Yarmouth is the focal point of the Greyfriars development. NHS Norfolk and Waveney commissioned us to provide engineering services for the design of a new office, and a multi-storey link building to connect with their existing properties of the Ship and Phoenix House.
checking the stability of a historic building
We were instructed to complete a full structural survey of this historical farm house because of some deflections noted within the property.
We were instructed to design a temporary conservatory for Chelsea Flower Show for Marston & Langinger. The glass house was formed from a lightweight structure, with shallow foundations so as to not disturb the Chelsea ground.
new life for a former school
As part of the development of this site, our engineers were engaged to ascertain the structural suitability of the existing property to allow the client to develop the land.