Lincoln College, Abbey Building
Project DetailsEstimated Value: £6,500,000
Completion Date: September 2004
Client: Lincoln College
Architect: CAD Associates
Engineer: Peter Cole Consultants
Main Contractor: Linpave Building Ltd
Peter Cole Consultants were initially appointed to carry out a structural condition survey and feasibility study of the existing 1960s, five storey, reinforced concrete framed structure. This included intrusive surveys carried out by ourselves to confirm the adequecy of the structure in cooperation with the clients Architect.
The existing building's external concrete cladding, glazing services and infrastructure were completely stripped out. This revealed the primary superstructure, to which a steelwork Brise Soleil was hung externally. All plant was rehoused to a steelwork plant room onto the existing roof.
A five storey glazed atrium cantelevered out over the adjacent road. The chosen method of construction was off a piled raft with associated steelwork support.
Peter Cole Consultants practice offered value engineering solutions throughout the project on a Design Build Project.