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Local Authority leads the way in best sustainability practice

A recent planning application for a residential development in Cholsey, Oxfordshire has features that other local authorities would do well to adopt, according to Clarkebond’s civil engineering associate director, Andy Jenner.

New structural engineering associate director joins Clarkebond in Exeter

Paul Ryan-Stansbie has joined Clarkebond as Associate Director, Structural Engineering in their Exeter office.

Building’s top UK firms listing names Clarkebond!

Clarkebond has secured its place as one of the Top 50 engineering firms in the UK for the sixth consecutive year!

From the brink of collapse to restoration award nomination!

Set in the heart of Tavistock, No 1 Church Lane is now a restaurant in a stunning Georgian property which has been restored from the brink of collapse. The restoration of this listed building has now caught the attention of the Devon Historic Buildings Trust which has nominated the project for a Building Conservation Design Award.

Clarkebond engineers Cornwall’s first Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) unit

A brand new £11m CAMHS facility, run by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) has been completed and will be receiving patients shortly.

Technical flood advice increases commercial potential of hotel development

The commercial potential of a seven-storey, 274-room Premier Inn on a former college site in Southwark, London, was significantly increased when technical flood risk submission from Clarkebond’s hydrology, flood management and planning team convinced the Local Authority that construction of bedrooms in the building’s basement would be safe under all reasonably foreseeable circumstances, based on current guidance.

EPIC Completion for Clarkebond

A new £8M, state of the art centre of excellence for innovation in microelectronics and photonics in Devon has been completed.

Channelling the spirit of Brunel!

Clarkebond’s Commercial Director, Neil Marks, was interviewed recently for a profile piece in NCE Magazine. The frank and revealing interview was published in the September issue of the magazine and can be read in full here.

University is not the only way!

At 16 years old, when Jack Holsman was considering what career path to follow, he recognised that ‘A’ levels and traditional university full-time academic study were not for him.

Flood risk investigation & planning support for some of Britain's largest solar schemes

The solar industry has seen massive growth over the past few years, largely due to an increase in solar farms that have the capacity to supply large quantities of clean renewable energy. With the Government plans to phase out coal fire power stations by 2025, and net zero" greenhouse gases targets by 2050, that trend looks set to continue.

Demolition begins on £1 billion London regeneration project

Demolition has begun on one of London’s biggest housing regeneration projects, marking a significant step forward for the £1 billion scheme.