BCD 2019

40 T H E B U I L D I N G C O N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C T O R Y 2 0 1 9 C AT H E D R A L C O MM U N I C AT I O N S STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS continued MATERIALS ANALYSTS continued ◾ ◾ HIRST CONSERVATION LTD Head office – Laughton, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE Tel 01529 497449 ▪ ▪ London office – 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL Tel 0800 917 8664 Email pa@hirst-conservation.com www.hirst-conservation.com ANALYSIS OF PLASTER AND PAINT LAYERS : See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 138. HEALTH & SAFETY ◾ ◾ HERITAGE TESTING LTD Unit 43, The Old Brickworks, Plumpton Green, East Sussex BN7 3DF Tel 01273 891785 Fax 01273 256545 Mobile 07714 006916 Email consultant@heritagetesting.co.uk www.heritagetesting.co.uk www.testforlead.co.uk SURVEY AND LABORATORY TESTING OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ASSOCIATED WITH BUILDINGS : Lead and toxic metals in paint and varnish. Indoor pollution testing. Analysis for lead and harmful components in indoor dust, to include floor voids, attics, and commercial dust. Identification of expanded insulation/cladding panel foam type. Testing for PCBs in mastic. In support of risk assessment, management and mitigation of exposure risk, containment and clear up of contamination, and waste management. Projects include Cannington Court, Devonshire Park Complex, Colston Hall, Queen Mary University of London, Brighton Town Hall, Heathrow Airport, Windsor Castle. See also: profile entry in Materials Analysts, page 39. NON-DESTRUCTIVE INVESTIGATIONS ◾ ◾ HUTTON + ROSTRON ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS LIMITED Head office: Netley House, Gomshall, Surrey GU5 9QA Tel 01483 203221 Email ei@handr.co.uk ▪ ▪ Manchester office Tel 01457 761427 ▪ ▪ Lincolnshire office Tel 01400 251169 www.handr.co.uk CONSULTANTS ON BUILDING FAILURES AND ENVIRONMENTS : See also: profile entries in Damp & Timber Decay, page 144 and Heritage Consultants, page 30. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ◾ ◾ ADRIAN COX ASSOCIATES The Studio, 3 Bayham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XA Tel 01732 462640 Email info@adriancox.co.uk www.adriancox.co.uk STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : Adrian Cox Associates is made up of established, collaborative and creative conservation specialists who seek the best solutions for historic structures using their experience of new and old repair techniques assisted by the latest software when appropriate. Projects include castles, museums, houses, barns and agricultural buildings (including cost efficient solutions for conversion), churches (including three King of Prussia’s Gold Medal awards for Grade I listed churches), installation and repair of church bells (including innovative resin repair of a medieval bell frame), bridges, schools, and galleries (Watts Gallery). Recent work includes the demanding brief for major temporary works at Guildford Cathedral and as engineers for the Natural History Museum on its first major refurbishment since the 1970s. This included suspending the blue whale skeleton from wrought iron girders. The company provides advice and monitors properties for the Crown Estate and National Trust. ◾ ◾ AECOM (BUILDING ENGINEERING) Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street, London E1 8FA Tel 07812 352218 Email daniel.wallington@aecom.com www.aecom.com STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : Specialists in structural surveys, conservation engineering and the design of structural repairs, alterations and extensions and the design of new structures in historic settings. Assessment of cracks, distortions, subsidence, decay, damp, fire and explosion damage and floor loading. Movement monitoring, forensic investigations, temporary works and scaffolding designs. Offices throughout the UK and overseas. ◾ ◾ AKSWARD LIMITED Manor Court, 26 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1JW Tel 01462 420668 Fax 01462 438630 Email hitchin@aksward.com www.aksward.com STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : AKSWard Limited is a dedicated team of experienced conservation engineers working within the wider practice, which celebrates its centenary in 2019. The conservation team has extensive experience working with all types of heritage buildings from Grade II domestic houses to Grade I public and ecclesiastical buildings of national importance. The company’s approach is to review several possible sensitive solutions before selecting that which best serves both the building and the client. Offices in Hitchin, London, Oxford and Southampton. ◾ ◾ BARTON ENGINEERS LTD Studio 121, Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Road, London W10 5JJ Tel 020 7631 0348 Email mail@bartonengineers.co.uk www.bartonengineers.co.uk STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : An award-winning practice, working on a range of projects from the conservation of The National Gallery buildings to staircase structures. Established in 1993, Barton Engineers is uniquely placed to provide an excellent design service in the conservation field. Being able to combine design ingenuity with a profound understanding of conservation philosophy and techniques provides a powerful tool for dealing with historic structures. This combination has opened up many new possibilities for clients and custodians. Current projects include The National Gallery, The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea and numerous other historic structures throughout London and the UK. ◾ ◾ BLACKETT-ORD CONSERVATION LIMITED 33 Chapel Street, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6QR Tel/Fax 01768 352572 Contact Charles Blackett-Ord CEng FICE FConsE CARE (Conservation Accredited Engineer) ▪ ▪ Studio 522, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3PF Contact Ian Weir CEng MICE CARE (Conservation Accredited Engineer) Email engineering@blackett-ordconservation.co.uk www.blackett-ordconservation.co.uk CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS : CARE and AABC accredited experts work throughout the North of England, Southern Scotland and Wales on repair and conservation of historic buildings and ancient monuments, including listed bridges, 18th-century grand houses, churches, medieval buildings and ruins. Projects have won RICS Conservation Awards and Ian Allan Railway Heritage and Civic Trust Awards. The use of traditional materials both in repairs and new work is encouraged and the practice has considerable expertise, particularly in the use of lime mortars and renders.