Council offices get flexible

Council offices get flexible

Saving public money by reducing the need to hire off site facilities, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s new head office building incorporates a highly flexible meeting area. Ensuring the room can be used for a multitude of purposes, Style was contracted to install a combination of dividing wall systems.  A superior Skyfold partition unfolds from the ceiling at the push of a button to create an exceptional acoustic wall at one end of the room whilst at…

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TNG raises the roof for university library refurbishment

TNG raises the roof for university library refurbishment

Engineering specialists from Southampton have helped to replace the roof and critical ventilation plant above a ‘Special Collections’ area of a library which houses irreplaceable historical manuscripts and archives. The team from TNG Consulting Engineers were brought on board by the University of Southampton for the £1.5m Hartley Library project. In order to replace the existing flat roof, all roof-top plant and electrical services had to be removed in phases. This allowed the University the…

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Architecturally ambitious: Kingsdown House, The King’s School, Canterbury

Architecturally ambitious: Kingsdown House, The King’s School, Canterbury

Faced with a complex brief on a site scrutinised by planners, conservation teams and Historic England, architectural ambition was crucial for Kingsdown House, which provides new boarding accommodation at The King’s School in Canterbury. Walters & Cohen Architects needed to carefully consider the kind of products to use on the project, which is when building materials manufacturer Wienerberger was introduced to the scheme. The King’s School site abuts the historic City Wall in Canterbury, which…

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