Libraries & Archives
Our industry-leading expertise in this sector has been engaged by an array of clients, involving a wide variety of buildings and BS5454 space. We employ exacting services to maintain the stable conditions crucial to the preservation of priceless books and articles, from acclimatisation rooms to show cases.
The Hold, SuffolkThis heritage centre project will see a brand new building on Ipswich Waterfront, housing a significant percentage of the county’s records as well as academic and public realm facilities. We are undertaking mechanical, electrical, public health and lift services designs, as well as assuming site supervision responsibilities.
Read more... Staffordshire History Centre
Staffordshire History CentreIn a bid to rejuvenate the historical records service, Staffordshire History Centre applied for a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to support the refurbishment and extension of their Grade II listed property.
Read more... Dana Research Centre
Dana Research CentreHoused within the museum’s Wellcome Wolfson Building, the 5,866ft² Dana Centre was an under-performing space occupying the lower-ground, ground and mezzanine levels. Forming part of a wider master-plan, the space was reconfigured to create a library, research bar, quiet study area, staff offices, a rare book viewing area and a help desk, all focusing on the central reading room.
Read more... Hull History Centre
Hull History CentreThe creation of the new Hull History Centre was a joint venture between Hull City Council and Hull University, bringing together the material held by the City Archives and Local Studies Library with those held by the University.
Read more... The British Library
The British LibraryThe construction of the British Library took 23 years. Its 112,000 m² space is arranged over 14 floors, with 5 below ground in the 25m-deep basements. We were appointed to undertake the mechanical, electrical, public health and lift services designs for the entirety of the project.
Read more... Natural History Museum: Archives
Natural History Museum: ArchivesIn order to house its growing collection of artefacts the Natural History Museum required new, secure storage facilities. We were appointed to turn an uncontrolled storage area into a dedicated, BS5454 compliant archive facility.