STRUCTURAL SURVEY FOR ALTERATIONS FOR FARMHOUSE NEAR STOKESLEYRead more: STRUCTURAL SURVEY FOR ALTERATIONS FOR FARMHOUSE NEAR STOKESLEY
We were invited to review this existing part two and part single-storey farmhouse to assess a number of areas where structural alterations are proposed. The survey included reviewing the load path of the building and making recommendations for the alterations based on viability, safety and cost. We proposed a number of options to allow the…
STRUCTURAL REVIEWRead more: STRUCTURAL REVIEW
We were invited to review the structural integrity of this Granary building for our client who is proposing to convert it into a residential unit. The survey included assessing the proposals with a view to advising on the most cost-effective ways to convert them from a structural perspective. A number of interesting features were found…
DEMOLITION TEMPORARY WORKS AND DESIGN REVIEWSRead more: DEMOLITION TEMPORARY WORKS AND DESIGN REVIEWS
We have been assisting MGL with their demolition process at the Swallow Hotel in Stockton On Tees. Planning and design have been paramount to enable the structures that are to be decommissioned to be taken down in a safe and systematic manner. Our works have included exposing the existing reinforced concrete framedstructure (which contained flat…
STRUCTURAL INSPECTION OF A NUMBER OF PROPERTIES IN REDCAR.Read more: STRUCTURAL INSPECTION OF A NUMBER OF PROPERTIES IN REDCAR.
Earlier this week we inspected a number of residential properties in Redcar. All of the buildings were in a state of disrepair. However, as they had been allowed to deteriorate with no maintenance over the years it was very easy to identify the structural issues as they had not been covered up or were hidden…
BARN CONVERSION – STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENTSTRUCTURAL SURVEY – ST JOHNS CHURCH BACKWORTHRead more: BARN CONVERSION – STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENTSTRUCTURAL SURVEY – ST JOHNS CHURCH BACKWORTH
We were very privileged to undertake a structural survey of this church in Backworth for our client. We will hopefully be able to assist (if necessary) them with any potential remedial works that may need to be undertaken, on this historical building, once we have completed our report.
Steel Framed StructureRead more: Steel Framed Structure
Assessing the steel framed structure around this water treatment plant in the Northeast so it can be drawn up ready for structural repairs as part of our client’s asset management schedule of works.
Structural Demolition WorksRead more: Structural Demolition Works
Structural Demolition Works. Here is a picture of Howard undertaking a 3D scan of a number of assets including 3 pipe bridges – using the FARO Focus S70 3D Laser Scanner. The data will be processed to produce a model of the assets in order that they can analyse structurally for vertical and later loading…
Demolition of a Historical Gas HolderRead more: Demolition of a Historical Gas Holder
Spent a good part of the day in the Midlands assessing a number of issues associated with the demolition of this historical gas holder. A number of the issues to be resolved include assessing the below-ground masonry retaining wall for an excavator surcharge load, reviewing the stability of the above-ground steel frame whilst it is…
Load-Bearing BottleRead more: Load-Bearing Bottle
I popped into my local restaurant the other evening and noticed this piece of structural engineering implemented by the owner – a load-bearing bottle! Supporting the wine and glass rack!
STRUCTURAL DEMOLITION ASSESSMENT – BLOWDOWN No2Read more: STRUCTURAL DEMOLITION ASSESSMENT – BLOWDOWN No2
STRUCTURAL DEMOLITION ASSESSMENT – BLOWDOWN No2 – CAT 3 CHECK For the last 3 weeks, we have been one of the parties that assisted MGL Demolition, acting as Structural Engineers, for the safe demolition of the Blender Bunkers & Part Conveyors at the Teesworks Site in Redcar. The works were part of the clearance of a…