A Fair Mix

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Grand Designs Archibald Shaw has a long and successful record of providing sensitive civil and structural design solutions. These include restorations of, or modifications to, historic structures, be they for English Heritage on sites such as Dover Castle or private clients on Grade 1 or 2 listed buildings. A current project on a Grade 1 […]

So What’s the Latest at Archibald Shaw?

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School Challenges We have three school projects for the West Sussex Local Education Authority currently under construction, but one in particular has offered a few additional challenges. A 6m deep, 3m diameter foul water sewer and shallow culverted river conflicted with proposals for two school buildings. These difficulties were efficiently overcome through detailed investigations on and off […]

Spaghetti Towers and a New Partner

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Spaghetti Towers Although Christmas is a distant memory now, we couldn’t resist sharing with you our close of play activity on Christmas Eve. In true engineer fashion, The Archibald Shaw Chichester office set about designing and building marshmallow and spaghetti towers.  Planning procedures were put aside to allow three teams to compete to build the […]

Time for an update – It’s been a busy few months!

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Newbury The Newbury team have been busy progressing structural engineering appraisals and designs on both historic and new buildings, including St. Thomas’ Church Hall, Hermitage Village Hall and industrial and office buildings in New Greenham Park. Meanwhile Neil Grinham has recently donned his shorts to complete a 30-mile ride with Axis Architecture in support of The Elizabeth Foundation.  […]