Yearly archives: 2016

This new build project provided 22 self-contained apartments. The building was constructed from timber frame on traditional ground bearing foundations. This practice was responsible for the design of the civil and structural design works including tower crane foundations. Client: Juniper homes Contractor: Cotswold Building Company Ltd Architect: Apex Architecture

Spa Road, Gloucester

The project involved the merger of a number of local surgeries into one purpose built facility to serve the wider community. The building consisted of a number of two and three storey blocks connected with two storey atrium, waiting area and canopy. The structure typically consisted of steel moment frames […]

Chipping Norton Health Centre

These two number light industrial buildings provide 3250m2 and 4100m2 of floor area for distribution and warehouse use. The buildings are piled and suspended due to the poor underlying geology. The projects included a number of dock levellers and large expanses of concrete yard slabs. This practice was responsible for […]


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

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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