Civil Engineering design at the Oxford High School

Civil Engineering design at the Oxford High School

The Oxford High School is one of independent schools of the Girls' Day School Trust. The development provided new dining facilities, a performing arts facility, reception, refurbished drama studios and associated new external works. The Oxford High School main buildings are just above the original and live 1920's North Oxford Trunk Sewer. With the secondary, 1970's trunk sewer running live around the Oxford High School grounds. Wilsham Consultant Director Stephen Gibson says To...

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St Albans High School for Girls, Creative Arts and Technology

St Albans High School for Girls, Creative Arts and Technology

"I was proud to be part of the high quality Architect and Engineering team who delivered this key development at the heart of the St Albans High School for Girls" says Wilsham Consulting Director Stephen Gibson. "It was a very constrained infill site. Careful attenion was needed in the coordination of services and drainage externally to ensure they would all fit. Consideration was needed as to minimising tree route damage. The increase in impermeable area resulted in the need for attenuation storage combined with...

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Highway Design Services

Highway Design Services

We offer the following highway design services: Design of public highways for adoption (Section 38 of the Highway Act) Design of private roads under Private Road Agreements or to Building Control requirements Design of private drives, often using specialist surfacing Design of car parks and commercial loading areas Inspection of existing concrete or asphalt surfaces and advice on repair Evaluation of highway safety, new entrances and visibility disputes Independent professional engineering advice in relation to contractural disputes...

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Radley College, Civil Works

Radley College, Civil Works

We have considerable experience undertaking the civil design for some of the best private schools in the UK. At Radley College our Director – Stephen Gibson was responsible for the design of: Highway and car parks to support the new main theatre. Innovative refurbishment of the existing car park to enable use by coaches. New bexternal works civil design. J&K social rainwater harvesting system specification Site flood mitigation works. Site level...

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Highway and Drainage Design, Park End, Bladon

Highway and Drainage Design, Park End, Bladon

It was a pleasure to be so closely involved with the site team on this most interesting residential estate. The site fell around 8m from one side to the other and groundwater literally flowed out of the ground. Even in this demanding environment I increased the attenuation while maintaining the outlet arrangement essentially unchanged. Many of the locals regards the "spring in the wall" as a local landmark which had existed for generations. Its another example that SUDS systems often have to be completely different depending on each...

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