December Newsletter

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Priors Court, Hermitage The British Construction Industry Awards 2018 which celebrate the very best in construction and engineering were announced on the evening of October 10. A special award for the project which the judges considered to be particularly inspirational was awarded to Priors Court, where Archibald Shaw provided civil and structural engineering designs and […]

June Newsletter

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Chiltonian Industrial Estate, Lewisham Archibald Shaw are working with HBS Construction the Principal Contractor on the remodelling of a 25 unit industrial site in Lewisham, South East London. Works include removal of existing buildings, new construction, environmental improvements and structural alterations to existing units. The works present a number of challenges, not least because many […]

January Newsletter

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New Partner We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Partner. Ian Sheppard who joined the practice as an Associate in February 2016 has taken over the reins in the Newbury office and will build on its many strengths. Ian together with Jon Rains, who is now a Consultant, and Neil Grinham, Associate, […]

December Newsletter

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Our newest recruit, Elise O’ Donovan, joins us from a structural engineering firm in London. Elise will be undertaking both civil and structural engineering design within the Chichester Office. Before joining Archibald Shaw, her interest in sustainable design and natural building materials led her to take a working holiday on sustainable building projects across the […]

Autumn Newsletter

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Farncombe Down Stables Archibald Shaw have been appointed by Shadwell Estate to undertake the civil and structural design of a new racing horse rehabilitation facility in Lambourn, Berkshire in the heart of the “Valley of the Racehorse”. Lambourn is an internationally renowned horseracing centre. The yard will be operated as a breaking and rehabilitation yard […]

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 […]

Fresh Talent and a New Year

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With the arrival of new team member, a host of new projects and Christmas to contend with, the past six months at Archibald Shaw have flown by. Here are a few of our recent highlights.   Fresh Talent In September we welcomed Pawel Loin, a Graduate Engineer, to the Chichester office. With a recent BEng […]

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 […]