Construction of a seven-storey, 274-room Premier Inn on a former college site in Southwark close to London landmarks including The London Eye and the Royal Festival Hall, is set to start this autumn. Clarkebond is providing civils, geo-environmental and structural engineering design, including, basement impact assessment, masterplanning support, a detailed flood risk assessment and flood emergency management plan, for the new hotel development.
Named to commemorate a friary church that was originally founded in 1231, Greyfriars Quarter, a 265 dwelling development in Gloucester, is nearing completion.
Clarkebond are thrilled to have been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Building Awards. The shortlisted entry is in the Small Projects Category and is for the Being Brunel museum in Bristol, which sits on the harbourside alongside the SS Great Britain.
Marina Lazar is Clarkebond’s latest civil engineer to achieve chartered status. Marina first worked for Clarkebond for over 6 years until 2013 when she left to broaden her experience in two other consultancies before returning to Clarkebond as Senior Structural Engineer last year.
Clarkebond has been appointed to provide a range of engineering services on the first phase of a £1 billion redevelopment scheme that will see the transformation of 12 council estates into high quality housing and communal facilities over the next 12 years.
There is often a knee-jerk, fearful, reaction to the discovery of Asbestos-Containing-Materials (ACM) in soils on a site. However asbestos impacted soils are little different to any other contaminated soils; the risks are assessed and measures are derived so that ideally the contaminated soils remain on site i.e. ensuring that significant Asbestos risks are removed by the time construction is completed.
Having worked on this challenging project from start to finish, Clarkebond engineers were delighted to hear that Redcliffe Parade, Bristol, had been named the winner of the 2018 Michelmores Property Awards, Residential Category (35 units and under).
Waterfront regeneration company Sutton Harbour Holdings plc (SHH) is preparing to submit a planning application in July 2018 outlining its plans to create a striking building on the prime Sugar Quay site fronting Plymouth’s historic waterfront.
Clarkebond is delighted to announce the appointment of Bradley Welsh as Civil Engineering Associate Director in its London office.
A brand new 78 home residential extra-care facility at Parmin Close, Taunton, Somerset has been completed for Liverty.
Changes to regulations have been introduced that could increase liabilities on anyone disposing of construction waste, with potential penalties or criminal prosecution for non-compliance.
Clarkebond director, Dave Knight, a recognised authority on transport planning, will be sharing his expertise at the 16th Annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting (TPM) in Oxford on 5/6th July.