Portfolio Category: Refurbishments

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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St. Bride’s Church

This project involved the refurbishment of the Portland stone spire, including stone repairs and cleaning. This Grade I Listed church, constructed between 1670 and 1684, is Sir Christopher Wren’s tallest spire at 234 feet. Located on Fleet Street in the City of London, it is often described as the “Journalists' Church”. The stonework had suffered…
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Forty Hall

The Hall was built by former Lord Mayor of London, Sir Nicholas Rainton in 1632 and stands on the edge of the capital city. Forty Hall is Grade I Listed and is a good architectural example of a building on the cusp between the medieval and modern style. The Hall is important in helping to…
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All Saints, West Dulwich

The Morton Partnership was tasked with assessing the condition and stability of the remaining elements and when it was agreed that the church would be rebuilt, developing the design of the reconstructed elements. The client secured the funding to construct a new contemporary extension to the west of the church that was never completed to…
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Cambridge Botanic Gardens

The University of Cambridge Botanic Gardens comprises of a whole range of glasshouses and we undertook a three phase rolling project to fully refurbish these structures. Current restrictions on the use of teak meant that replacement material was sourced from demolished buildings within this country. In many locations the replacement teak was in fact older…
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