The Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is the initial ecological survey on a site and informs the client of any ecological constraints and further surveys needed. Each site is individual and presents different conditions and ecological constraints.
The design brief, for Heatherwick Studios, was to reinvent the historic 90-year-old Grain Silo, at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, as a not-for-profit cultural institution housing the most significant collection of contemporary art from Africa.
A new three storey secondary school complex in Ipswich, to replace the old buildings and equipment, as part of the UK Government’s Priority Schools Build Programme. The project was assessed under the BREEAM 2011 New Construction Education Scheme.
SRL’s brief was to provide full BREEAM assessments for both the new emergency department at Croydon University Hospital, as well as the elements of refurbishment. Two BREEAM assessments were required, with BREEAM “Excellent” required under UK New Construction 2011 for the New Build elements, and BREEAM “Very Good” required under 2014 Refurbishment and Fit Out […]
The Brandon Yard, Bristol development proposals plan to regenerate the current site into a thriving residential development in the heart of Bristol. Due to the location of the site in Bristol’s Air Quality Management Area, SRL were appointed to assess both the pollution levels within the Site and the impact of the development on local […]
Dubai Opera is part of The Opera District within Downtown Dubai. Creating a new 1901 – seat performance space comes with many issues especially when the clients brief is to allow for flexibility to allow for maximum utilisation of the venue.
A new 462-bedroom student accommodation block in Northampton town centre, as part of the University of Northampton’s wider redevelopment plans. The project was assessed under the BREEAM 2008 Multi-residential Scheme.
Godalming Station is a Heritage Listed Building built in 1859 that was due to be upgraded. To protect both the contractor, Osborne, and the local residents from noise complaints SRL installed two noise monitors, one at the nearest residential dwelling and one at the nearby care home. The monitors were connected to an online web […]
In 1989 the Noise at Work Regulations was introduced. These regulations impose tighter limits on noise exposure to reduce the risk of noise-induced deafness of employees and place more emphasis on the need to take action to reduce exposure levels.
The new Royal Liverpool University Hospital is being built at a cost of about £335m, next to the current hospital and will open in 2017. Once completed the existing facility will be demolished to make way for building of the Liverpool BioCampus.