The Building Conservation Directory 2021

PROFESS IONAL SERV I CES 1 43 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 1 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ◾ ADRIAN COX ASSOCIATES The Studio, 3 Bayham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XA Tel 01732 462640 Email 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 and barns (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 for the Natural History Museum on its first major refurbishment since the 1970s. This included suspending the blue whale skeleton from wrought iron girders and installing exhibits weighing up to 16 tonnes. 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 : Conservation accredited structural specialists experienced in structural surveys and appraisals through to the design and specification of repairs and alterations to existing buildings in historic and non-historic settings. The team includes a conservation accredited structural engineer. AECOM offers a wide range of experience, from initial feasibility schemes through to detailed design and implementation on site. Recent projects include cultural and civic buildings such as museums and institutions. Conservation projects have included historic and listed buildings, ranging from schools, marine structures, agricultural buildings, workhouse/infirmary, 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 celebrated 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 6.7 Bedford House, Fulham Green, 69–79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW Tel 020 7631 0348 Email STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : An award-winning practice, working on a range of projects from the conservation of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, to small stone or timber 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. Its conservation work is led by Bob Barton, who is a conservation accredited engineer. Barton Engineers also offers project management, as well as engineering survey and design, throughout the UK. Consulting Structural Engineers Consulting Civil Engineers @conisbee_london London Office 1– 5 Offord St London N1 1DH Telephone 020 7700 6666 Norwich Office 6 Upper King Street Norwich NR3 HA Telephone 01603 628074 Cambridge Office 16 Signet Court, Swanns Road Cambridge CB5 8LA Telephone 01223 656058 with CARE Accredited Engineers We provide a full range of heritage engineering services including conservation design and repair assessment, appraisals of structure and fabric, feasibility studies, forensic engineering and expert witness services. Our heritage team includes members on the Conservation Accreditation Register for Engineers (CARE) which identifies civil and structural engineers skilled in the conservation of historic structures and sites. We help manage the challenges presented by a wide range of listed buildings and scheduled ancient monuments while maximising the opportunities for their future use. • heritage • conservation • appraisals • assessment ConisbeeAd.indd 1 10/02/2020 10:22:27 ◾ BLACKETT-ORD CONSERVATION LIMITED 33 Chapel Street, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6QR Tel 01768 352572 Contact Charles Blackett-Ord CEng FICE FConsE CARE (Conservation Accredited Engineer) ▪ Studio 546, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3PF Contact Ian Weir CEng MICE CARE (Conservation Accredited Engineer) Email 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, mills and mining infrastructures, 18th-century grand houses, churches, medieval buildings and ruins. Projects have won RICS Conservation Awards, IStructE Awards and Civic Trust Awards. The use of traditional materials both in repairs and new work is encouraged and the practice has particular expertise in the use of lime mortars and renders. ◾ C T P CONSULTING ENGINEERS 154 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1XE Tel 01732 740195 Email STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS : CTP Consulting Engineers is an experienced and agile practice with specialists in conservation. The company’s clients include heritage bodies, churches, public authorities and private owners who trust it to maintain, alter and extend their buildings and structures with sensitivity. It has two conservation accredited engineers and 40 staff. CTP has helped maintain the Royal Pavilion in Brighton for 20 years and has worked with many independent schools and colleges. Its work overseas includes the restoration of the breakwater at Valetta in Malta, a UNESCO world heritage site.