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PUBLIC SECTOR: Works to Dutch Garden in Holland Park
“...you will definitely be at the front of my mind for upcoming work. I should add that I'm very happy with the service you've provided us for the Dutch Garden Wall, especially given the problems we've encountered.”Client feedback, project 016 We are on the supplier database for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. A survey conducted for the park management in the historic Grade II listed Holland Park had identified that the wall to the north of the Dutch Garden was in need of...
PLANNING: for listed house near Chelsea
The Client had a strong creative vision for this beautiful 19th century townhouse in the Boltons Conservation Area just outside of Chelsea. The proposals included a two-storey rear extension, an additional storey on the outrigger and internal alterations.
EXTENSION: Exposed Oak Joists and Stone Cladding
Working closely with one of our regular collaborators Architecture for London we have refined the design for this rear extension clad in stone. We produced Building Control calculations and CAD plans, sections and details for Tender. The project is currently under...
BASEMENT: Successful planning application near Chelsea
We are in the process of delivering a sensitive project near Chelsea including a retained facade.
In accordance with the Council’s Basements Supplementary Planning Document we submitted CAD drawings and a structural report signed by a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
Planning was successfully achieved at the first attempt. The Structural Method Statement report is available here.
REFURBISHMENT: open plan living with retained facade
We worked closely with our regular collaborators Architecture for London to provide structural engineering design on this tasteful refurbishment to…
PUBLIC ART: re-housing a sculpture from an award-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show
We have been appointed as structural engineering consultants by Kensington Council to advise them on a new and permanent site for the “Hands Off Mangrove” sculpture from the Chelsea Flower Show. The sculpture formed…
SCHOOL: alterations to Grade II listed building
We were appointed to provide structural engineering consulting for renovations to a Grade II Listed building dating back to the late 1700’s…
RETAIL: renovations to Notting Hill boutique
We were appointed by Villa Bologna Pottery for internal alterations at their proposed boutique homeware…
EMBASSIES: Advice on Structural Concerns
We have experience of advising Senior Diplomats on the upkeep of their embassy…
HOTEL: Structural Engineering Consulting
We were appointed by The Columbia hotel, on Bayswater Road north of Hyde Park to provide consulting…
INSURANCE: an interview with Your Claim
One of the most common misconceptions is that your insurance company is there to help you through every step of the claim. You are in a slightly competitive environment and it’s a game situation. While you always look to settle a claim amicably you have to protect your position.
CONSULTING: Institution of Civil Engineers
In early 2020 there was a change in leadership...
PRESS: Rooftop Extension passed under new Legislation
We are working on what is believed to be one of...
LISTED: Internal Refurbishment of Timber Cottage
The internal structural alterations and...
OPINION: Three Things Most Structural Engineers Don’t Understand
Many structural engineers make these common...
MMC: Property Developers are Missing an Opportunity to increase their Profits with Volumetric Housing, interview with Craig Colclasure
“in the long-term, MMC can be a large scale...
FINANCE: an interview with Charles Wade Finance
Charlie Wade is a friend of the practice and has...
BOOK REVIEW: Michaelis Boyd Thinking + Living Like an Architect
“Many of our projects are defined by their...