In the past couple of months we have found that the revolving picture of London on our front page has generated quite a bit of interest from visitors to our site.
The skyline of London has been changing over the past 5 years with the addition of a number of tall buildings in the City and also with the construction of the Shard next to London Bridge station.
As Engineers this sort of thing interests us so we took a few pictures from London Bridge one evening last week. If you have any questions please feel free to comment on them below.
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In our office we have a varied and broad workload. During the course of a week we can be confronted with anything from structural surveys to new build structures or major building refurbishment works.
Tackling issues with elevations can be particularly complex and challenging for landlords, tenants and property professionals.
The predominant façade material in low rise buildings in our towns and cities is masonry. This encompasses materials such as brick, stone, concrete blocks and terracotta etc.
The elevations can deteriorate over time as a result of weathering, construction details, workmanship and building movement. This deterioration normally manifests in cracking or spalling of the Continue reading