A centre of excellence in the field of donkey care in Sidmounth, East Devon, is now benefitting from a substantial expansion and development project. The project has delivered a brand new, sustainable, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital and research centre, new stabling and isolation paddocks. Further work to create a visitor centre, and restaurant is due to be completed at the end of the summer.
Construction is now complete on 2 out of 3 new schools in Devon with the third to be completed in August in time for the new school term in September.
Work has started on a new development on former car park site at West Hoe, Plymouth, which will provide a doctors’ surgery, apartments and four-bedroom townhouses.
A building’s façade sets its style, form and brand, but as well as achieving the architect’s vision, the façade engineer’s design must consider many other factors including buildability, maintenance, life-cycle and sustainability.
A former Bristol gas works site which has been derelict for more than 40 years is set to be redeveloped after planning consent was granted for a 58 unit residential scheme.
Bridging the River Avon between the new Finzels Reach development at the former Courage Brewery site in Bristol and Castle Park proved to be anything but straightforward.
Clarkebond are providing pre-planning geotechnical, Transportation, civil and structural engineering services to support a planning application for a new £4.4m purpose-built 5000m2 ‘craft’ brewery and restaurant on part of the site of the Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet in Somerset.
The latest development on Bath’s Western Riverside, Roseberry Place, has taken a step forward with contractors moving in to start enabling works including demolition of buildings, site clearance and remediation of any contamination.
Students at the historic Marjon University near Plymouth are set to benefit from a £3m construction project that will redevelop and extend part of the original 1970s concrete frame building to improve student facilities.
As Westminster launched a consultation last week on tall buildings stating clearly that it was ‘not about sky scrapers’, the controversy was already beginning. The Evening Standard’s lead story was headlined ‘Skyscrapers in Westminster?’ and the article claimed that ‘A new crop of towers could be on the way in’.
A £85m extension to the Arndale Shopping Centre in Eastbourne which will deliver an additional 175,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, has started on site. Clarkebond has provided structural, civil and ground engineering design for the whole redevelopment scheme.
Cheltenham Borough Council has granted planning permission for the conversion of a care home into offices, with new build residential units alongside, after their concerns over car parking were allayed by Clarkebond’s negotiations and transport planning assessment.