Portfolio Tag: education

Hogarth House

The glulam frame comprises of triple and double columns with heads restrained rotationally providing moment connections and ensuring the overall stability. The concealed connections are plugged dowels with steel plates inserted into glulam members. The roof void accommodates the Cool Phase Monodraught ventilation and air conditioning units. Timber JJI joists and trapezoidal steel sheeting are…
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Jubilee Bridge

We acted as lead consultant on this project and were responsible for providing a number of different bridge options for approval. The contemporary curved steel arrangement was chosen and then we secured planning consent and administered the Contract. The curved steel structure provides support for an Eki boarded walkway. The bridge abutments are supported on…
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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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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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Stowe House Landscaped Gardens

The Morton Partnership was appointed as Lead Consultants for the design, development and reinstatement of a lost wooden bridge to cross the Worthies River, which in turn allowed for the completion of a lake side circuit for visitors, including access for mobility scooters in line with the Stowe Gardens strategic plan. Historical evidence suggests that…
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Stowe House

The Morton Partnership has worked on various phases and repairs to the Stowe House Mansion for almost 20 years, including a complete re-roofing of the central mansion and Colonnades, masonry repairs and internal works to the Marble Hall Saloon. Part of our works included a large clear span scaffold of 34 metres where we worked…
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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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Sheffield Cathedral

The recently completed works at Sheffield Cathedral had two main parts. Internal re-ordering, including removal of the nave and aisle 1960’s concrete floors, and installation of a new insulated slab with underfloor heating. This involved careful investigations of the existing structure to understand its construction and to allow an informed decision on the new construction.…
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