City centre 82 bedroom steel and timber frame Travelodge over ground floor retail and leisure units. Project challenges and benefits included:
Existing garage showrooms, had been previous developments on the city centre site. The project involved peeling away buildings around an existing 19th Century building currently being used as a garage. A significant amount of permanent shoring works were required to stabilize the existing garage structure.
The Travelodge was a timber frame building to a specialist design supported on a steel deck podium to provide retail facilities at ground floor level.
Services provided: Structural Civil & Geotechnical Engineering