The Building Conservation Directory 2020

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 1 33 C AT H E D R A L C O MM U N I C AT I O N S 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 2 0 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ◾ BARTON ENGINEERS LTD Studio 121, Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Road, London W10 5JJ Tel 020 7631 0348 Email 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. ◾ ADRIAN COX ASSOCIATES The Studio, 3 Bayham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XA Tel 01732 462640 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 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : Specialists in conservation engineering, including structural surveys, appraisals, movement monitoring and the design of repairs and alterations of existing buildings in historic and non-historic settings. AECOM offers a wide range of experience, from initial feasibility schemes through to detailed design and completion on site. Recent projects include cultural and civic buildings such as London museums. Conservation projects have included many old buildings built between the 14th and 20th century, namely schools, lidos, barns, hospitals and workhouses, large country houses, UK embassies and several UNESCO-protected buildings in Eastern Europe. Offices throughout the UK and overseas. ◾ AKSWARD LIMITED 7 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1JQ Tel 01462 420668 Email STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : AKSWard Limited has 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. ◾ ASPECTUM CHARTERED BUILDING CONSULTANCY Primley Lodge, 190 Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 3SB Tel 01803 559455 Email STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : See also: profile entry in Surveyors, page 39. • • c • a • a London Cambridge Norwich with CARE Accredited Engineers heritage conservation appraisals assessment