The Wheelhouse, Itchenor
Work has commenced on site at the Wheelhouse, with the original building now removed and a working platform laid in preparation for piling.
Designs for the bespoke timber frame superstructures are nearing completion, which include the main two storey house, a replacement annex, and a detached boathouse.
Analysis has allayed the Planning Authority’s concerns that the development may discharge surface waters freely into Chichester Harbour without adverse backwater effects which could induce onsite flooding.
Following preliminary designs and geotechnical assessments, Outline Planning Permission has been granted to enable this significant health care development to progress to detailed design.
Some of the key challenges to date have included identifying and allaying concerns on risks associated with underlying ground stability and surface water drainage management.
The elevational treatment designed by Norr Architects provides shade as well as a striking frontage.
Flood Risk Assessments and Mitigation Reports
We are increasingly called upon to undertake Flood Risk Assessments for domestic and commercial clients. Where we are engaged in a design capacity we are often called upon to produce mitigation measures in order to obviate or reduce pre-existing flood risks.
We are pleased to announce that James has been made an Associate as of January 1, 2019. James has an MEng from Imperial and is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer following his time working within the energy, defence and transport sectors.
James is preparing for his civil engineering professional review which he intends to sit in 2020.