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Alliance Property Care

Alliance Property Care December 2018
Location: Shirehampton, Bristol
Project value: £1.8m

Scope: Internal modifications to create residential accommodation plus new build design at 31-35 High Street and 24 Pembroke Road, Shirehampton

Services Provided: Non-lead civil and structural engineering consultancy services

Change of use to create 10 new apartments plus a new build in Shirehampton

Our client, social housing provider Alliance Property Care, who own and manage around 6,500 homes in the South West, proposes to modify an existing 3-storey commercial building to provide an additional lightweight 2nd floor while changing the 1st and 2nd floors, currently made up of offices and a break-out area, into 10 residential apartments. The ground floor will remain in use as a Job Centre, which Alliance currently leases out.

Our design to replace the existing second floor with a lightweight alternative will make it both easier and more cost-effective in build terms. Meanwhile, we are also working with Alliance on designs for of a new 3-storey apartment building situated on adjacent land at 24 Pembroke Road, Shirehampton.

Barton Willmore, the UK’s leading independent planning and design consultancy, is providing the architectural lead on both designs, and we are undertaking the civil and structural engineering consultancy design services on each project.

Projected completion: December 2018

PRO Structures’ work involved:

  • Civil engineering design
  • Structural engineering design
  • Site inspections and visits to view exposed existing building structural elements
  • Client, architect and contractor liaison

 

 

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