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Windmill Views, Barnham

Construction continues apace at the Windmill Views residential development project in Barnham, near Bognor Regis in West Sussex.

Commissioned by homebuilder Redrow, the new build residential scheme is located on the former site of the Angels Nursery on Yapton Road. The project will deliver a range of modern 2, 3, and 4-bedroom family homes designed to reflect heritage architecture.

The Windmill Views project includes construction of ninety-five new dwellings together with access, car and cycle parking, landscaping and associated works.

Gyoury Self is providing full structural and civil engineering services across the development.

Show homes are now open on site. Full details can be found on the Redrow website.

Windmill Views is one of several residential developments we are currently engineering for Redrow. If you wish to know more about forthcoming projects, please follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Image credits: Redrow


Do you need a structural engineer for your residential project?

Gyoury Self delivers structural and civil engineering services for residential housing projects of all sizes across the UK. To find out more, please visit our Residential Sector page or Contact Us to find out how we can help get your project off the ground.


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Culpeper Close, Isfield

Our latest bespoke residential development project for Lavender Homes Ltd has now started on site in Isfield, East Sussex.

The new build development to the west of Culpeper Close will deliver a collection of 10 high-end two, three and four-bedroom properties with associated landscaping, amenities and parking.

The two-storey properties will be timber framed, supported on piled, reinforced concrete raft foundations. This was chosen as the safest and most practical foundation, providing an all-weather solution to take the risk out of bad weather during the build.

Foul water disposal is via a centralised pump station to the public sewer. Surface water is attenuated and stored in a voided, granular sub-base, below the access road, before discharge at a controlled rate to a nearby watercourse.

Designed by Crowther Associates Architects, the bespoke residential homes feature a blend of weatherboarding and decorative brickwork with projecting headers creating a textured effect. The architectural design reflects the existing contextual language, alongside familiar scale, massing and forms that add a contemporary approach to local distinctiveness.

Gyoury Self is providing full structural and civil engineering services across the development. The building contractor is CBG Construction.

If you wish to follow progress of the Culpeper Close development, please follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.


Image Credits: Crowther Associates Architects


Do you need engineering for a Residential project?

We engineer residential projects across the UK. These range from bespoke design homes for private individuals, to extensive housing developments for commercial clients and Housing Associations. For more information, please Contact Us to discuss your needs with one of our engineers. We look forward to hearing from you.


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Peter Baker joins Fareham Team

Gyoury Self wishes a warm welcome to Peter Baker who has joined our engineering team in Fareham, Hampshire.

As a Chartered Civil Engineer, Peter has 40 years’ experience in designing, developing, coordinating, managing and directing the designs of small to large complex multi-disciplinary structural and civil engineering projects.

With a wealth of experience under his belt, Peter will be stepping directly into a senior role in the Fareham office and taking the lead on key engineering projects.

Prior to joining Gyoury Self, Peter has held a number of senior roles and leadership positions with reputable engineering companies, including White Young Green (Tetra Tech), Jacobs Engineering and Ove Arup. Over the years he has helped engineer and deliver numerous projects for clients including private developers, D&B contractors the NHS, Network Rail, Highways England and various County and District Councils.

Outside of work, Peter can be found pursuing his passion for sailing and diving. He is qualified as a Yachtmaster/Master of Yachts commercial skipper, a Powerboat skipper and a PADI open water diver.


I am delighted to have Peter on board in a principal role. As a highly skilled and experienced engineer, I am confident he will hit the ground running during this particularly busy period. Richard Aston, Gyoury Self Partner


If you want to find out more about Structural Engineering careers with Gyoury Self, visit our Careers Page


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Mildenhall Hub Suffolk open

Mildenhall Hub in Suffolk was officially opened last week and a plaque unveiled by members of the local community.

The Mildenhall Hub is a nationally recognised ground-breaking initiative to bring public services together to improve the health, well-being and education for the community in a collaborative way.

3D Model for Mildenhall Hub SuffolkThe multi-million-pound public services hub integrates a new school, leisure centre, swimming pool, library, NHS health centre and other public services including a Job Centre, Citizen’s Advice Bureau as well as space for West Suffolk Council, Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Police.

The development project involved design and fabrication of an extensive steel frame structure to house a gross internal floor area of 15,290m2

We provided steel connections design services to Nationwide Structures Ltd, the steel frame design and installation specialists appointed to the project by the main contractor R G Carter.

Visit our Mildenhall Hub Steel Connections Case Study for more information.

Image credits: Currie & Brown, Nationwide Structures


Do you need structural engineering for a public sector project?

We provide structural engineering design and steel connection design services for public sector projects across the UK. If you are looking to get a project off the ground, please feel free to contact us and speak with one of our engineers. You can also find more information about what we do on our Commercial Services and Steel Connection Design pages.


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Grand Designs Self Build

In case you missed it, our triangular house project in Billinghurst has just been featured on Grand Designs!

We started engineering the self build project for local master carpenter Olaf Mason back in 2019 but have had to keep it under wraps until now.

The triangular house has been described by Grand Designs as one of the most ‘challenging’ self build projects featured on the popular Channel 4 TV show. Watching the project unfold certainly made for entertaining viewing!

To find out more about the challenges and view completion photos, visit our Grand Designs House Case Study

If you missed the Billingshurst, Sussex, 2021 episode on Grand Designs last week, you can catch up at All 4 / Grand Designs

Look out for the 3D animated construction sequence which was made using the 3D Revit model created in-house by engineering technician Charlie White.

We have been enormously impressed by Olaf Mason’s self build skills and attention to detail. We wish he and his family every happiness in their new home.


Do you need engineering for a self build project?

Our professional structural and civil engineering services will help ensure your project meets all building regulation requirements. For more information, visit our Residential Services page. Alternatively, just contact us to discuss your proposed self build project.


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Natural Fit Brighton & Hove opens

We are delighted to announce that the new Natural Fit Brighton and Hove wellness centre is now open.

Commissioned by holistic fitness and leisure company Natural Fit, the new wellness centre is sited within the former St. Agnes Church in Newtown Road, Hove. The contemporary conversion houses the centre’s bespoke gym, spa, fitness studios and health-inspired café facilities over three storeys.

Much of the original church exterior has been preserved, and the sympathetically-designed internal conversion takes advantage of the church’s great architecture. The original Gothic-style leaded light windows provide a unique setting and ambiance for a wellness centre.

Aside from the main facilities, the new centre offers massage and skin treatments, osteopathy, corrective exercise and other exercise including one-to-one sessions and group classes. This is in keeping with Natural Fit’s ethos which places an emphasis on a holistic approach to health and fitness.

One of the key project challenges was installation of the two-storey steel frame within the confines of the project’s historical church setting. This was addressed as part of the design process. Spider cranes were used as their compact size and heavy lifting power is ideal for construction tasks on constricted sites.

Kent Structures was the main contractor on this project and Gyoury Self was appointed to provide full structural and civil engineering services; including structural design of the steel frame. The steel frame was fabricated by Southfield Structural Services.

Natural Fit Brighton and Hove is one of two new facilities housed within interesting historic buildings that we have engineered for Kent Structures. The Natural Fit Tunbridge Wells facility is sited within a period bank building of architectural significance on Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells.

Image credits: Natural Fit


Do you need engineering for a leisure and fitness project?

We provide structural and civil engineering services on projects ranging from swimming pools and golf club facilities, to school sports halls and large scale community leisure centres.

You can find further information on our Sport and Leisure Sector Engineering page. Please feel free to call T: 01273 414413 or contact us to discuss your proposed project with a member of our highly experienced engineering team.


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South Shields FC Spectator Stand

Construction of new state-or-the-art covered spectator stand at South Shields Football Club stadium is well underway.

Planning for the new 600-seat (approx.) covered stand at 1st Cloud Arena was approved earlier this year by South Tyneside Council.

Spectator stand under constructionA fly-through animation recently posted by South Shields FC gives a glimpse into what the club supporters can expect to see in the near future. Alongside the covered seating terraces, proposed new facilities include enclosed boxes, meeting/function rooms, a large bar/lounge area and merchandise shop.

The new stand is currently under construction along the Shaftesbury Avenue side of the ground adjacent to the pitch. The steel frame is already in place and concrete terracing is being fitted.

The bespoke stand was designed and fabricated by Stadium Solutions who are also carrying out the build. Gyoury Self was appointed as consulting structural engineers to provide detailed designs for the 6-tier steel frame and strip foundations.

The new main stand forms part of a programme of works that will improve the existing facilities at the ground. We look forward to seeing the completed project later this year.

View stadium flythrough on YouTube > 

Image credits: South Shields FC, Stadium Solutions


Do you require professional engineering for a sports project?

For full details of our Structural and Civil Engineering services, visit our Sports/Leisure Engineering Sector page. Alternatively, you can contact us or call T: 01273 414413 to discuss your project needs directly with an engineer.


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Langley Green Hospital Extension

Construction is underway on our latest NHS extra care project at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley, West Sussex.

Langley Green is a state-of-the-art hospital for people with acute mental health problems. The new unit will provide de-escalation and seclusion facilities for use in the event of a mental health emergency.

Photo of NHS hospital steel frameWork includes reconfiguration of existing internal spaces and a new single storey steel-framed extension, which is being built within a semi-enclosed courtyard space just north of the hospital entrance.

The single-storey steel frame and masonry building includes an en-suite seclusion room, staff observation area, de-escalation space with calming sensory environment and private external spaces. It has been designed to help reduce any violent or self-destructive behaviour that poses a threat to the physical safety of the patient, a staff member, or others.

Gyoury Self was appointed by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to provide full structural and civil engineering services. Design is by AWW Architects, Vinci Construction is the main contractor, and Currie & Brown is managing delivery of the project.

Langley Green is one of several projects we are currently helping local NHS Trusts to deliver across Sussex.

Image Credits: AWW Architects, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Do your need engineering for a Healthcare project?

We are experienced in delivering NHS and private healthcare projects on every scale – from refurbishments to new build medical facilities. For more information, please visit our Healthcare and Medical Sector Engineering page – or simply contact us to discuss your project with one of our professional and friendly engineers.


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Stone Balcony Restoration, Hove

We recently engineered a cantilever stone balcony restoration project at a historic Listed building in Brunswick Terrace, Hove.

The existing stone was heavily cracked and had to be replaced like-for-like with new Portland Stone. The original ironwork balustrades were removed and refurbished before being reinstalled. Additional waterproofing was also added beneath the balcony.

Gyoury Self provided an assessment of the existing structure and engineering input for the replacement of heavily cracked stonework. The project surveyor was MacConvilles and the building works were carried out by Deacons Building Services Ltd. Stone masonry work was undertaken by Stacy Gillingham.


Do you need engineering for a period property?

It is always a pleasure for us to provide engineering for local historic buildings. To find out more about our structural solutions and engineering services for period properties, click here.


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