Key Commissions


Ipswich Hospital Oncology Department, Replacement of DHW Generators (£90K Plant Replacement)

  • The Project comprised new steam plate heat exchangers to supply the existing services within the Ground Floor Plant Room of the Oncology Department. 
  • The steam supply was taken from the existing steam infrastructure which was within the Plantroom to provide a run and standby system.
  • Both of the existing hot water generators became redundant and were removed as part of the works
  • To ensure disruption was kept to a minimum, the new steam pressure reducing set was installed before any isolation took place     


Gresham's School, Holt New Sixth Form and Music Building (£3.5M New Build)

  • The School proposed to provide a new music school to replace the existing music teaching areas
  • The Project provides facilities for the practice, teaching and performance of music, while at the same time provides a new focal point within the School
  • Intelligent lighting controls to enhance natural daylight
  • The new building is two storey, based on a steel frame construction with the masonry walls including external brickwork elevations at ground floor level blended with timber cladding at the upper level


Colchester Hospital, Alterations to Combined Blood Science Laboratory (£1.2M Refurbishment)

  • The Hospital Estates Team proposed a series of alterations and improvements to the Pathology Unit with a new extension from Haematology on the First Floor
  • Fan Coil Systems for improved temperature control
  • System Capacities designed for increase in equipment loads
  • LED Lighting with acoustic controls
  • Passive Ventilation Systems to office/staff areas


Pakefield High School, Lowestoft (£20M New Build)

  • The initial phase 1 project was designed under the governments BSF scheme. The Main school building is two storey with a central atrium/street with class rooms, halls and offices etc radiating away from the central atrium.
  • The second and third phases of the project comprised of the extension of the existing High School an extension to the rear of the building
  • Central Energy Centre with Biomass Boilers
  • LED lighting
  • Natural Ventilation via roof mounted stack systems    


Suffolk County Council/Waveney District Council, Lowestoft New Council Offices (£12M New Build)

  • The Riverside building was jointly developed by Suffolk County Council (SCC) and Waveney District Council (WDC) to provide a shared office complex for the Councils and some of their partners in Lowestoft.
  • The scheme comprised an open plan floor space with meeting rooms and shared facilities formed off an attractive 3 storey atrium
  • Actimass (Thermodek) Thermal Mass Heating/Cooling
  • Renewable Energy Systems (including Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps, 125m2 Photovoltaics and Rainwater Harvesting to the WC’s) 
  • The Project was developed using the principles of Passivhaus


University of East London, Docklands Campus New Sports Leisure Facility (£21M New Build)

  • The building which played host, as a training venue to the USA 2012 Olympics Team, now provides a lasting legacy for community sport and leisure at the Campus.   
  • The new purpose built Sports and Leisure Facility extends over 2No storeys and comprises a wide range of facilities 
  • The sports centre complex has a large flat roof with adequate space to accommodate the extensive PV installation
  • Primary Heating Services are provided by way of biomass boiler plant
  • The Project was designed to achieve a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’    


Ipswich Hospital, Frailty Assessment Base (FAB) (£270K Refurbishment)

  • The Trust proposed a series of alterations and improvements to the Frailty Assessment Base in order to cater for an increasing number of outpatients. There was an existing asbestos based ceiling which was removed as part of the works
  • The Project also included the inclusion of a new acoustic and thermally installed suspended ceiling, incorporating opaque ceiling tiles to make the best use of daylight and enhance the patient experience
  • The Project was completed with a 6 week fast track construction


Stratford Edge, New Residential Block (£32M New Build)

  • The Project comprised the construction of a new build residential block adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London 
  • During construction this Project was the largest single building utilising 'Daikin Aitherman' communal heat pump systems
  • Apartments to the high rise 'core' are fully sprinklered 


Glenwood SEN School (£15M New Build)

  • The Project comprised the new build construction of a 210 place special School for Essex County Council for the site adjacent to the original School which was no longer fit for purpose
  • At the bid stage it was decided to utilise CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) structure to assist with the programme delivery
  • Noise from the adjacent A13 presented problems, particularly in respect to the compliance BB101 ventilation and overheating CIBSE TM52 but this was resolved using a hybrid ventilation solution with roof mounted cowls to provide a 23dB sound reduction