Designing and Building Your Own Summer House

There is something magical about the promise of summer house living, even in the UK! A garden sanctuary, away from the stress and strain of the everyday world. The good life. Designing and building your own summer house is within the reach of most people. If you are handy with a few basic tools, self-building …

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How Do Bridge Foundations Work and Why Are They Important?

Bridges can simply not be built without foundations, the same way that cars cannot be built without engines and planes without wings. The foundations have to be perfect for a bridge to be functionable and safe. The way in which bridges are formed depends on the type of bridge, which could be beam, arch, cable-stayed …

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RD Residential – Garden Studio

This project involved the construction of a timber-built garden studio in West London.Screw piles were a preferred choice for the foundations, as the proposed location for the structure was at the base of a mature tree and in a tree root protection area.The access to the site was also restricted allowing only hand held equipment …

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CLM – Ferry Bridge

Ferry Bridge is an historic suspension bridge in Burton on Trent which was in need of refurbishment work during October 2015. In order to carry out the repairs to the bridge a scaffolding system was required to be set up to allow access for the contractors. The Scaffold system would rely on the screw piles …

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