Portfolio Category: Refurbishments

The Chapel Rooms, Gislingham, Suffolk

The Morton Partnership were appointed to provide full Structural Engineers services for the duration of the project to restore the fabric of the chapel and design the new extension. To accommodate a four bedroom dwelling, a timber clad extension provided two storey accommodation for the bedrooms and bathrooms. The vestry was converted into the kitchen/dining…
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Widbury Hill Barn, Ware

The Morton Partnership were appointed to Contract Administrate and develop the construction package for the project once planning had been obtained by Sworders. The barn’s historic features include a mix of straight, arched and ogee braces and peg jointed queen struts, which supported the purlin, which were all incorporated to be exposed within the new…
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Chapel House, Earl Soham, Suffolk

We were appointed to provide full Structural Engineers services for the duration of the project to restore the fabric of the chapel. The dwelling provides living accommodation on the first floor, exposing the original scissor trusses creating a high vaulted space and incorporating a roof terrace to maximise the views. The building’s original windows were…
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Ironbridge

Our works to provide engineering and technical input were on behalf of English Heritage, with the works their single largest conservation project to date. The bridge has significant historic, engineering and cultural importance with this being the first single span arch bridge formed in cast iron. Its construction marked a key point within the Industrial…
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Butterfly Barn

We were appointed to provide full Structural Engineers services for the duration of the project to provide design solutions whilst retaining the existing fabric of the barn. The building was an agricultural steel portal frame barn, with a butterfly roof, which was converted into a four-bedroom detached home with large picture windows and clad in…
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Old Rectory, Spexhall

The Morton Partnership were initially appointed to provide a schedule of repair for the structural defects, with this needing to satisfy the Local Authority with regards to Listed Building Consent. We were then requested to provide full structural design calculations and details in accordance with the Architect’s drawings for a new extension as part of…
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Sacrewell Watermill

Images courtesy of Purcell The building had been derelict for a number of years with substantial damage to the roof and wall structure. The proposals included a new roof support which relieved the spread action caused by the dilapidation. The proposals also included the improvement of the water exclusion to the water facing walls of…
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Charles Dickens House Museum

The aim of the refurbishment was to provide exhibition and office space, education and study areas, a cafe, an archive and a new accessible lift constructed in a purpose built rear extension to accommodate WC facilities. Both properties have been carefully planned and internally reordered to create a better visitor circulation, accessibility, security and exhibition…
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