Contemporary Alterations and Extension in Wotton under Edge
We have been working on this contemporary make over of this house in Wotton under Edge. It has been a complete transformation of a house with extensions on three sides. There was a substantial part of the original rear wall removed to create a light filled room.
We have been working with PN Architecture on a house extension in Wotton-under-Edge. This involved removing most of the ground floor walls of the kitchen and supporting the first floor on new steel beams and columns.
Due to an expanding workload, we are recruiting a structural engineer. The candidate must have an interest in designing in all materials and exhibit an ability to think through a problem and determine an appropriate solution. This could be a graduate, chartered or senior engineer.
At our office in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.
How to apply:
If you are interested in joining our team apply here.
Bouncy floors can be a problem in older houses. Over the lifetime of a building, the services such as plumbing and electrics can be replaced a number of times. If the positioning of notches and holes is not controlled then you can end up with quite bouncy floors, as was the case with this one.
These notches (top and bottom of the joist) were at the mid span. This had significantly reduced the load capacity and led to all the furniture wobbling when you walked through the room.
Extensive alterations are being carried out to this bungalow in Stroud by removing the original roof and forming a new roof that will allow additional rooms. Due to the configuration of stairs and windows, there was no room for standard attic trusses so all of the new trusses are formed on site with timber and plywood glued and screwed together.
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