Portfolio Tag: heritage

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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Museum of Docklands

The conversion of the warehouses required extensive alterations, including stairs, lifts and ramps providing ‘Access for All’. A key feature of the museum was the original exposed internal timber structure. We arranged for fire testing of the original timber to dictate the fire strategy. Our involvement with this building continues, providing advice on floor loading…
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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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