Renewed focus on the effects of our changing climate such as the increasing frequency of extreme flooding have highlighted the need for more robust and comprehensive assessments of flood risk as part of the planning and development process.
A continuing and growing level of activity in some key sectors had led to a trio of new appointments at Clarkebond.
Dorset County Council have granted planning permission for circa 320 two and three storey homes in Wimborne, Dorset. The Bloor Home Southern Wimborne West development on a greenfield site will follow a previous phase of work, Wimborne East. Once complete, the whole development will provide 630 new homes in total.
Clarkebond has been appointed to provide civil and structural engineering services on a new premium outlet shopping and garden centre destination located on junction 9 of the M5 motorway and fronting the A46 trunk road.
The Stoke Centre for Urology has won a further 2 awards: Winner of RICS Social Impact Awards 2020 South East and the Overall Project of the Year South East 2020.
Contractors are set to move onto site to start work on a new community centre in Daventry Road, Knowle West, Bristol. The Park Community Centre will be part of a £6.5m scheme to create a brand-new purpose-built centre that will provide affordable workspaces and invaluable services for local organisations and individuals.
Following a career spanning 5 decades with Clarkebond, Martin Hathaway has announced his retirement from the company.
Theodore Tai, Clarkebond Regional Director has been accepted as a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE).
On 4 August 2020, a massive explosion rocked the port of Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon. A fire had erupted in a warehouse that stored 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate, a highly explosive chemical. The result was one of the largest accidental explosions in history. More than 200 people died and thousands were wounded. The blast also caused billions of pounds worth in property damage, and leaving an estimated 300,000 people homeless.
Clarkebond have been appointed by Sanctuary Group through Sanctuary Housings consultant framework as part of the design team for the redevelopment project in the Talbot Gardens area in Barne Barton, Plymouth.
Clarkebond is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the NCE Companies of the Year Awards 2020: Impact in Cities.
In September 2017 the world saw the devastating images of Dominica after Hurricane Maria hit that affected 90% of the housing sector, leaving more than 4,500 houses destroyed and over 20,000 partially damaged. Small Island economies like Dominica are becoming more vulnerable, given the increased severity of natural events such as category 5 hurricanes, intense rainfall channeled by global climate change, and seismic risks.