Daily archives: 25th February 2016


This existing listed building was converted and extended to accommodate 22 new affordable city centre apartments. The new foundation works needed to be engineered to suit the presence of an adjacent ancient monument site, overcome the adjacent basement and deep services. This practice also undertook the specification of masonry and […]

The Black Swan Hotel Conversion, Gloucester


This purpose built facility provides over 8000m2 of production floor area, along with further office space and external hardstandings. Ground improvement works were required to overcome the soft underlying ground conditions and to achieve the client floor loading requirements. Client: St Modwen Developments Ltd Contractor: Barnwood Construction Ltd Architect: Roberts […]

PRESTOPLAN, QUEDGELEY WEST, GLOUCESTER


TEWKESBURY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE The facility was constructed for the processing of sheet metal to form profiled steel cladding products. The steel frame structure was designed to accommodate several gantry cranes required throughout the building. Rowntree Partnership was responsible for the design of the foundations (including ground treatment specification), superstructure, external yard […]

SAPA BUILDING (FORMERLY CORUS)



REGIONAL HEAD QUARTERS, AVONMOUTH This modern office development achieved a Breeam excellent rating, and is equipped with the latest energy saving technology, as well as providing open plan office space. The structural design had to cater for the soft underlying ground conditions typical of this area, and former heavy industrial […]

ST MODWEN DEVELOPMENTS


The project involved the vertical extension of an existing building to extend the first floor teaching area, and alterations to the ground floor. Care had to be taken due to restricted access to ensure the construction type was buildable and lightweight. The existing structure was accessed to ensure the loads […]

COLD ASTON PRIMARY SCHOOL EXTENSION


GLOSCAT, TEWKESBURY This purpose built development provides a centre for vocational training courses to a variety of trades including the construction sector. The building provides an open plan training area and two-storey office space. The scheme achieved a Breeam very good rating. Client: Gloucestershire College Contractor: Barnwood Construction Ltd Architect: […]

Launchpad Vocational Training Centre



LONGLEVENS AND ELMBRIDGE JUNIOR SCHOOL The scheme involved providing private, voluntary and independent day care provisions for the pre school sector. The development included attractive single storey buildings, with Rowntree Partnership responsible for the civil and structural design works. The structures comprised of both load bearing masonry with stability posts […]

Day Care Provision