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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External Works Design

External Works Design

We have specialist experience of designing external works outside some of the most famous locations in the UK.

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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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Timbmet

Timbmet

Wilsham Consulting Director – Stephen Gibson was responsible for the detailed design of road and sustainable drainage works for Timbmet's headquarters, near Oxford. A balance bond and soakaway system were designed at the Timbmet site to maximise discharge to groundwater and reduce flooding. Flooding was common on Cumnor Hill and within the Timbmet site. It was thefore critical that the design sustainably treated and retarded surface water flows to below greenfield rates. An innovative balancing pond was designed with...

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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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