Portfolio Category: Refurbishments

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

Everyman Theatre

The Morton Partnership was appointed for the major refurbishment of the theatre which was partially funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund grant. As the Structural Engineers for the refurbishment and reordering, our structural design included the insertion of a new sound studio and control room, and reordering of the Royal boxes, bringing them back into…
Read more

York Minster Revealed

A large scale, mainly Heritage Lottery Fund funded project, included the repair and conservation of the east front masonry and medieval stained glass, improvements to visitor and staff facilities, the updating of the Undercroft interpretation space, including access for all. Through the works, Ed Morton was invited to become the Minster’s Structural Engineer, a role…
Read more

Leighton House

Leighton House dates from the late 19th Century and is a popular museum in Holland Park. It features opulent interiors, notably the Arab Hall, Staircase Hall and Nacissus Hall. We were appointed to provide structural engineering services for the building’s careful refurbishment, working to the brief to bring the building back to Lord Leighton’s original…
Read more

Hadlow Tower

The remaining tower was in a state of disrepair and the Vivat Trust secured Heritage Lottery funding with the help of the Local Authority to restore the tower to its former height and bring it into use as a rental accommodation. The project involved a full programme of repair to the original fabric that included…
Read more