Enginnering Block Refurbishment, Newark College

Project Details

Estimated Value: £2,400,000
Completion Date: March 2008
Client: Lincoln College
Architect: CAD Associates
Engineer: Peter Cole Consultants
Main Contractor: Taylor Pearson

Design Brief

Peter Cole Consultants were appointed by Lincoln College to prepare an engineering package suffient to allow design and build contracts to be awarded. Peter Cole Consutlants were novated to the succesful contractor to finalise the design and realise the completion of the scheme.

Technical Info

The existing 1960's masonry building had been extended in the 1970's using a light weight clasp system.
The existing flat roof was over clad with a pitched roof to remove severe maintenance problems. This included providing a lightweight steel grillage over the existing roof which allowed for the continued use of the classroom during the sequenced works. The works included removal and recladding of the external construction with either new masonry, Euroclad panels or structural curtain wall glazing with required additional steelwork as well as strengthening to the existing clasp system.

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