The definition of 'industrial' changes all the time with advancements in technology. In our work this means we are fluid between designing the very latest research and development facilities and advising clients on exit strategies from legacy sites and facilities.
Designing the future
We deliver complete multi-disciplinary engineering solutions to clients, developing industrial property fit for the 21st century.
Our experience covers a number of types of industrial property, including:
- Hi-tech research and development facilities
- High-end manufacturing operations
- Major logistics and distribution warehouses
- High-end, customer-facing automotive showrooms.
We are very proud of our client base which includes a number of specialist developers and design and build contractors in this sector, in addition to end users that include leading hi-tech brands such as Dyson, Rolls Royce and Prodrive, and leading retailers such as Asda, B&Q and John Lewis.
Our engagement begins with initial feasibility studies and due diligence to help clients determine the viability of a site. Access, land quality and flood risk are the three key issues that matter at this stage. From this point, we help our clients through pre-planning, planning and detailed design, and ultimately can play a role overseeing construction.
Our advice includes:
- Feasibility studies and pre-planning advice, including transport assessments, travel plans, air quality assessments, acoustic studies, daylight and sunlight studies etc.
- Geotechnical design for foundations
- On-site and off-site highways requirements
- Structural engineering design
- Building services and M&E design, including fire engineering strategies, utilities management and acoustic design.
All our engineering design work is delivered to a minimum of BIM Level 2. Our work recognises the unique needs of different organisations in the industrial sector and reflects the importance of both efficiency of space and access, and the requirements for an energy-efficient and sustainable facility.