Projects

New Grandview, Oakwood Adult Autism Unit

The New Grandview Oakwood Adult Autism Unit provides long term specialist residential accommodation to adults with autistic spectrum disorder, who require 24-hour support. The building features three self-contained apartments, for those who can live more independently, as well as en-suite bedrooms, communal areas, and gardens, all specifically designed for people with autism and mental health needs. Rooms are arranged around an activity room and secure central courtyard, to provide more outside space within the care setting. The BREEAM Excellent building employs timber frame construction, on a insitu concrete sub-structure and floor slab. The central courtyard facades were rendered and the external envelope was oak clad, to blend into its woodland setting. It is a single storey development, for easy access, with double height ceilings, single ply membrane roof and an external steel spiral stair to access first floor level roof plant. Extensive soft landscaping was also undertaken.

 

We built Oakwood in the heart of the Oakgrove housing development, with shared site access and maintained a stringent interface. Once complete, the developer demolished the old learning disability units, Holly Tree and Grandview, to make way for further housing, the sale of this land having funded Oakwood and other hospital building projects by our client. The name Oakwood was chosen by families and staff to reflect the wooded setting of this New Grandview project. Oakwood was highly commended in the Building Better Healthcare awards for Best Supported Living Development.

Other Projects

Tollgate Primary School

As part of the London Borough of Newham’s expansion programme, Tollgate Primary School is expanding from two form to three form entry with capacity for over 630 children. We have constructed two new two-storey classroom blocks in order to extend the existing school buildings and these new buildings will accommodate two new classrooms, three SEN […]

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EKO Pathways/Eleanor Smith School

Eleanor Smith School (EKO pathways) is a special educational needs school based across two sites in the London Borough of Newham. This new build site provides the School with a brand-new facility constructed on a brownfield site in East Ham. The new Eleanor Smith School site caters for children and young people with social, emotional […]

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Hintze Hall, Natural History Museum

One of our most prestigious projects, the Natural History Museum’s ‘Hintze Hall’ project included the refurbishment and restoration of the Grade I listed central space, creating additional gallery spaces at ground, first and second floor levels. The works comprised replacement of roof lights and conservation of the building’s listed fabric which acts as the gateway […]

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Ranelagh Primary School

A new build two storey 600m2 extension and internal refurbishment works at an existing primary school in Newham. The new extension, designed by Rivington Street Studio Architects, provides much needed new entrance and additional space for a nursery and staff resource areas plus new studio area at 1st floor level.

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University of Creative Arts, Farnham

Jerram Falkus is currently on site at the University of Creative Arts campus in Farnham undertaking the design and construction of a new Film and Media Centre. The new building will provide specialist facilities for film and media students.   The two-storey development is designed to house the technology and specialist equipment needed to prepare […]

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The Foundry, Building B

The works to this Grade II Listed former canal-side wharf building were designed by their owner and occupant, Cullinan Studio. Achieving BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating, the Foundry is naturally cross-ventilated while an air source heat pump serves under-floor heating. A new independent steel frame on isolated pad foundations was constructed within the existing building to support […]

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The Pump House, Walthamstow

The project consisted of the design and build of 21 new social housing units comprising 11 flats over two three-storey blocks, and 10 houses in two terraces. Tenure mix was 12 units affordable rent (including two wheelchair accessible units) and 9 units shared ownership.   All foundations were piled due to poor quality of made […]

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Latymer Upper School Sports Facility

Works comprised the construction of a new three-storey sports centre extension to the existing facility which provided a new 25 metre 6 lane swimming pool with automated moving floor, dance and fitness studios, wet and dry changing facilities, WC’s, stores and offices.   Piled foundations and waterproof reinforced concrete basement and swimming pool, reinforced concrete […]

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Yotel, 100 Clerkenwell Road

The project ‘Clerkenwell Road’ comprises 212 Hotel guest rooms, front and back of house, retail shell, residential shell and work space. The hotel will be managed by the hotelier Yotel.   Planning was for demolition of all existing structures onsite which was a former Petrol station site (including forecourt shop, canopy and pumps) and the […]

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Macmillan Cancer Support Centre

The project comprises a complex part two/part three storey structure built in to the slope of Bristol Gate at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. The retaining walls and lower ground floor slab are constructed in reinforced cast- insitu waterproof concrete, with a partial reinforced concrete frame and upper floors and a hybrid superstructure frame of […]

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52 Whitmore Road (mixed use CLT)

52 Whitmore Road is a 6 storey mixed use development on the south bank of the Regent’s Canal in Hackney. The site, which formerly housed a warehouse, comprises of offices funded by the Shoreditch Trust, a double height photographer’s studio and three duplex flats with roof terraces. The Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) structure was completed […]

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St Christopher’s Hospice, Learning Hub

St Christopher’s Hospice provides skilled and compassionate end of life care and bereavement support of the highest quality, combining specialist care, research and education. Jerram Falkus is undertaking The Learning Hub project for the Hospice which will provide; A flexible lecture space for up to 120 people, which can divide into three smaller teaching rooms […]

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