Structural analysis, design and detailing of new build projects ranging from multi-storey framed structures, underground buildings, to small domestic extensions. Back analysis of existing structures and foundations prior to alterations, extensions or refurbishment.
Design of highways to adoptable standards, Section 38, Section 278 Agreements.Technical approval of proposals from Highway Authority. Private access roads, parking areas, industrial/retail hardstandings and access ways.Traditional and permeable paving designs.
Below Ground Drainage Design
Drainage networks to adoptable standards, Section 104 Agreements with Sewer Undertaker, Sewer Requisition. Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDs) to include stormwater attenuation, swales, ponds, traditional soakaways, trench soakaways, vertical sand drains.
Flexible and rigid pavement design. Design of retaining wall structures (gabions, timber, mass concrete, reinforced concrete and others) terracing, slope analysis, street lighting design.
Statutory Service Co-ordination
Identify existing service arrangements, liaise with Statutory Authorities to design diversion and alterations to existing service networks. Co-ordinate the procurement of new service supplies, quotations and layouts from Service Providers. Co-ordinate services with below ground drainage and foundation proposals. Programming/sequencing of works to existing services.
Design Services to facilitate permanent works, including facade retention frames, propping and jacking systems for transfer of loads to new foundations, horizontal shoring for basement excavations. Demolition sequencing and analysis of structures to carry demolition plant during demolition. Method statement and sequencing of works, monitoring of installations. Access scaffold design.
Pre-purchase appraisal of development sites, likely foundation, drainage, highway, superstructure requirements. Design and Build scheme proposals for tender. Structural appraisal of existing buildings prior to major alterations, condition appraisals, pre-purchase structural appraisals for private clients. Material investigations into building fabric, material analysis. Load testing of structures.