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.
Despite the challenges faced by the Coronavirus pandemic, construction of a seven-storey, 274-room Premier Inn on a former college site in Southwark has completed. Guest should being arriving in the autumn.
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.
We are pleased to have supported Frazer-Nash as part of the team in their successful proposal to secure appointment to the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA’s) Engineering Design Services Framework.
We have been maintaining business continuity through this initial period of lockdown by staying safe and working from home.
Construction of a new Digital and Data Centre (SWIoT) at Exeter College has started on site with the phase one foundation dig.
As part of a refurbishment of the offices at Clarkebond’s HQ at Cocoa House in Bristol, local artist, Ollie Gillard of Gage Graphics, was commissioned to create a piece of art that reflects the company’s proud engineering heritage in the city.
We are delighted to see the number of women engineers at Clarkebond continuing to rise – up by 60% in the last decade - and we are pleased to share some of their opinions and inspiration to mark International Women’s Day.
The devastating impact of storms Ciara and Dennis, just one week apart, is a reminder to everyone involved in building construction and design of the ongoing and growing challenges that we face.
Our congratulations go to Clarkebond assistant engineer, Mark Robson on gaining his Engineering Technician qualification from the ICE.
A historic church hall-turned-gym in Bristol, once used by Commonwealth Games weightlifter Precious McKenzie, is being redeveloped into flats and houses.
The extension and refurbishment of the world-class headquarters for the Royal College of Surgeons, a Grade II listed building, is taking shape in Holborn, London.
A multi-million flagship facility at Weston College’s Loxton Campus, Weston-Super-Mare, has been officially opened. The first of its kind in the region, the Health and Active Living Skills Centre enables young people and members of the public to gain access to modern facilities with the aim to improve the general health and wellbeing of the community.
Plans have been submitted for a unique new mixed-use development, just off the Chiswick flyover in London, which would transform the area and provide a ‘a fully integrated experience-led urban environment.’