Projects

We have a proven track record of managing successful construction projects across a range of services and sectors, from multimillion pound schemes to smaller scale fast turnaround projects. Below is a small sample of past projects.

Southern Link Road

Burroughs are in a joint venture with COWI working for Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd and Worcestershire County Council to deliver this exciting major highway scheme. The scheme includes 2km of dualled carriageway and three bridges including a 300m viaduct over the River Severn.

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Northern Access Road

Burroughs have been engaged on a Design & Build highway project by Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd on behalf of Welsh Government for the development of the Northern Access road, St Athan.  The project is aimed to open up the St Athan Aerospace Business Park and promote future investment in the area, such as the New Aston Martin Manufacturing Facility.

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Velindre Access Road

Burroughs have been appointed on behalf of Transforming Cancer Services – NHS Wales, to provide design expertise for the construction of access to the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre in Coryton, Cardiff.

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Eastham Bridge

 On 24 May 2016, the Grade II Listed Masonry Arch Eastham Bridge over the River Teme in Worcestershire collapsed while a school bus was commencing to cross. The resultant closure of Eastham Lane imposed a 10-mile detour through narrow country lanes and split the community of Eastham from the A438 and the local school. The Eastham Bridge Replacement Project won the ICE West Midlands Team Achievement Award 2018 at the annual ICE West Midlands Awards Ceremony.

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Maerdy Water Main

Maerdy Distribution Zonal Study (DZS) resulted in the detailed design of over 30km of potable water main pipeline replacement up to 450mm diameter within congested streets using a variety of materials and installation techniques.

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Primark, Parc Trostre

The Primark, Parc Trostre project comprised of the construction of an internal mezzanine floor, alterations to the front elevation of the retail unit and alterations to the rear service yard for M&G Investments at Unit 11 Parc Trostre, Llanelli for the incoming tenant Primark.

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DSFRS

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) identified the need to review and remediate the drainage systems at all of its fire stations in order to comply with current water authority regulations. To tackle this significant task DSFRS appointed Burroughs following open (OJEU) tender, as the consultancy for the project. Burroughs were to provide Design, Project Management, Cost Management and Contract Administration services.

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Gwent Square

Burroughs are currently engaged as the lead consultant on the refurbishment works at Gwent Square, Cwmbran. The works comprise of upgrading a number of existing facades to achieve a refreshed urban environment for the town users, along with upgrading the drainage to align with the proposed paving and horticultural upgrade in the square.

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Coal Exchange

The ongoing scheme comprises of the renovation and structural building alterations to the Grade II listed Coal Exchange building in Cardiff. The building had been derelict for over a decade and had fallen into a state of disrepair. The work involves renovating and altering the existing layout to accommodate a luxury hotel for Signature Living.

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Radyr Weir Hydro Scheme

Plans are in place to harness the energy of the River Taff through a hydroelectric power scheme championed by Cardiff Council. Millions of cubic meters of water are being fed through giant Archimedes screw turbines located adjacent to the River Taff in order to generate green electricity. The project won the ICE George Gibby Award 2017.

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Ballure Bridge

Ballure Bridge carries the Manx Electric Railway over Ballure Glen, spanning some 50m in total. The bridge was constructed in 1899 using wrought iron and Bessemer steel. In 2010 a Principal Inspection was carried out by Burroughs which identified a total failure of the coating and significant section loss.

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Cardiff Airport Fire Appliances

Burroughs were appointed by Cardiff Airport to procure three 6×6 fire appliances for emergency use on the airfield. Considering the specific requirements of the client, Burroughs facilitated an extensive specification for the trucks inclusive of high reach extending boom technology (HRET).

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Douglas Promenade

Burroughs were engaged to act as Rail Designer and scheme Project Manager for the overhaul and refurbishment of the Victorian Promenade running for 2.5km along the seafront at Douglas, Isle of Man.

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Cardiff Airport HBS3

In order to comply with the Department for Transport’s new legislation Cardiff Airport were required to upgrade their Hold Baggage Screening Standard 2 machines to Standard 3 machines. Burroughs were appointed as Project Manager and Contract Administrator as well as Principal Designer for the project.

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Isle of Man EDS

In line with new security legislation the Isle of Man Airport, identified the need to upgrade their Baggage Handling System to accommodate European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Certified Standard 3 Explosive Detection System (EDS) Machines.

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Airport Runway Project

The Airport Runway Project for the Isle of Man Airport was a scheme of international significance, to provide Runway End Safety Areas compliant with new ICAO and CAA recommendations.

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Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water – Sewage Schemes

Burroughs is a Member of the Capital Maintenance Design Services Framework for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and has undertaken the design of sewage schemes throughout Wales.

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Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water – Potable Water Main Schemes

Burroughs is a Member of the Capital Maintenance Design Services Framework for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and has undertaken the design of multiple potable water main installation schemes throughout Wales.

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Carmarthen Western Link Road

Burroughs acted as Principal Designer for Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Limited on a design and build scheme to construct 2km of new highway to the west of Carmarthen town centre.

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Southend Airport Runway Blast Pad

The existing grass areas to the end of the runway at Southend Airport had been eroded and torn up as a result of jet blast from large aircraft. This had led to Foreign Object Debris (FOD) such as rock becoming a hazard to the safety of the airport.

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Southend Airport Taxiways Refurbishment

Burroughs were engaged on behalf of Southend Airport to review their existing perimeter taxiways with regard to condition and legacy life.  The project comprised a detailed walk-over survey, procurement and management of detailed site investigation works and the development of a design solution to remediate the dilapidated pavements.

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Southend Airport Stand Drainage

On behalf of Southend Airport Burroughs reviewed their existing drainage infrastructure in terms of discharge quality compliance and management of Glycol de-icing fluids. The project comprised the detailed assessment of contributing drained areas, active Glycol operations, system surveying and review of operational procedures.

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Isle of Man College, Special Unit

The Isle of Man Government Department of Education and Children aimed to provide a Special Unit within the College to provide a model of care for the education of special needs students, spanning the early years of education through further education and to assist in student progression beyond.

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St Athan Feasibility Study

MOD St Athan is currently undergoing a transition from a military rules airbase to a civilian rules airport. The transition is being made in support of the development of the Welsh Government Enterprise Zone initiative between St Athan and Cardiff Airport.

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Isle of Man Airport Control Tower

The Isle of Man Airport, as part of an extensive programme of redevelopment, has constructed a new, state of the art, Air Traffic Control Tower.

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Gloucestershire Airport Safety Project

Gloucestershire Airport recognised that existing obstacles and physical constraints were impacting on the Airport safety. Working with the Civil Aviation Authority the Airport conceived a project to remove those obstacles and increase the Runway End Safety Areas (RESA).

 

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Cardiff Airport – UEFA Champions League

On 3rd June 2017 Cardiff welcomed two of the biggest European football clubs, Real Madrid and Juventus for the UEFA Champions League Final. With many players and fans travelling to experience the event there was to be a significant strain on the infrastructural network of the city including Cardiff Airport.

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Cardiff Airport – NATO 2014

In 2014, the NATO Summit was held in Newport, South Wales. In readiness for this event, Cardiff Airport identified there would be a large influx of traffic throughout the event and in order for Cardiff Airport to maintain day-to-day Terminal Operations it was decided to construct a Temporary Terminal on a disused runway to the West side of their airfield, which was to be known as the NATO Village.

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Nunnery Bridge

Nunnery Bridge supports the Steam Railway and footpath, spanning the river Douglas in the Isle of Man. Burroughs have produced a design and package of works to refurbish the structure.

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Cardiff Airport – Airbridge Foundations

Cardiff Airport have procured two airbridges to enhance their operational capabilities, improving the passenger experience. The airbridges improve passenger access to aircraft including for flights such as the Cardiff Doha route operated by Qatar Airways.

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MOD St Athan

Burroughs is a Member of the Welsh Government Technical Services Framework for Aviation and has assisted Welsh Government with the implementation of a number of schemes at MOD St Athan.

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Upton-upon-Severn

Burroughs acted as Contractor’s designer for a highways and drainage scheme to provide flood resilience to Upton-upon-Severn by replacing culverts and raising road levels for improved access to the town during flood events.

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Isle Of Man – Rail Crossings

The Steam Railway and Manx Electric Railway run between Port Erin and Douglas and Douglas and Ramsey in the Isle of Man respectively, covering over 30 miles. Between both Railways, there are over 30 level crossings. Burroughs was appointed by the Isle of Man Railways with the intention to design the refurbishment of these rail crossings.

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Isle Of Man – Principal Rail Inspections

Isle of Man Railways operate three heritage railways; the Steam Railway, the Manx Electric Railway and the Snaefell Mountain Railway. In total the length of all three Railways is some 35 miles long. Burroughs were commissioned to undertake a programme of Principal Inspections across the network, in total comprising of 90 rail structures.

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DEFA Headquarters

Burroughs were commissioned as Client Project Manager and Employer’s Agent for the design and construction of a bespoke 1600m² Corporate Headquarters for the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA).

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Coleg Gwent, Usk Farm

To ensure Usk Farm is within the standards set within the Regulations, significant upgrading and remediation of the existing surface water and combined sewer drainage network was required. The project was split into two phases, Phase One being the surface water network and Phase Two being the combined sewer network.

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Freshford Mill, Bath

Burroughs were appointed by the funding bank to act in the capacity of cost advisors to assist the LPA Receiver following the liquidation of the developer on a prestigious residential site at Freshford Mill on the outskirts of Bath.

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Cardiff Airport – Infrastructure Project

Following the purchase of Cardiff Airport by the Welsh Government, Cardiff Airport has embarked on a series of improvements designed to improve the passenger experience and to encourage more travellers to make Cardiff Airport their Airport of choice. Part of the improvements involved the re-configuration of the internal road network to provide improved passenger access to the Airport and car parks.

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Isle of Man Airport Radar

The Isle of Man Airport, as a part of an on-going programme of redevelopment were required to replace the secondary surveillance Radar System, which had reached the end of its useful life. The Airport decided that they would take the opportunity to replace their aging Primary Surveillance Radar System at the same time. Burroughs acted as Contact Administrator and provided Cost Management for the project.

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Cardiff Airport – Terminal Developments

Cardiff Airport set out to improve the Customer experience at the Airport. In order to do this they identified certain key areas of the Airport that could be improved. One area identified was the Central Search Area. It was agreed that this would need reconfiguration and refurbishment with the aim of making it more customer friendly and improving the speed of the overall screening process.

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Dental Referral Unit

Burroughs were appointed as Structural Engineer for a project to construct a bespoke and specialist Dental referral Unit at SA1 Swansea Waterfront, that undertakes all types of surgical and restorative dentistry.

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Dragon 24

Burroughs were commissioned by Dragon 24, a partnership between R O Developments and the Welsh Government to provide Civil and Structural Engineering to a series of office developments, from planning and tender through to project completion.

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Apollo Healthcare Medical Centre

Burroughs acted as Civil and Structural Engineer for three new Medical Health Centres located at Clydach, Rhyl and SA1 Swansea, providing two storey, three storey and four storey facilities, respectively.

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Ebenezer Chapel

Burroughs were appointed as Employer’s Agent and Quantity Surveyor for works to revitalise and conserve the vacant Grade II listed 1855 Chapel, involving the change of use from a Chapel to provide three separate lettable units, to include; restaurant, café and offices.

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Food Storage Centre

Working with Dawnus Construction Limited on a Design and Build Contract to deliver a new Head Office for Castell Howell Foods. The new build construction, formed of a double portal frame steel structure, consisted of a frozen food store, dry goods store and a three-storey office structure.

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Stadium Plaza

Burroughs were appointed by the owners of the Millennium Plaza development to provide Contract Administration and Cost Management services for the enabling works required to prepare an existing and recently vacated area for a new tenant.

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Castlelands Community Centre

A Lottery Funded project involving the internal alteration of the existing premises to provide additional facilities by vertical sub-division of the Main Hall, the works also involves the refurbishment of the external envelope of the building.

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Pure Gym

Burroughs were appointed by the owners of the Millennium Plaza Leisure Complex to provide Contract Administration and Cost Management services for the enabling works required to prepare a recently vacated area for a leisure operator to install a gymnasium.

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Peel Clothworkers School

The refurbishment of a junior school on the Isle of Man involving improved links to a number of individual blocks, an extension to an existing 1970’s building and an improved reception area. Burroughs were appointed as Civil and Structural Engineers for the project, which involved the design of a number of steel framed single storey buildings with masonry cladding.

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Gloucestershire Airport – Highway Access

Burroughs were engaged to act as Civil and Structural Designer, Project Manager and Cost Consultant for the new access road for Gloucestershire Airport.

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Ramsey Plaza Interchange

Ramsey Plaza Interchange is the creation of a new transport interchange in Ramsay, Isle of Man. Burroughs acted as Project Manager, Civil and Structural Engineering Consultant and Rail Designer.

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Rhyd-y-Blew, Ebbw Vale

Welsh Government has seven Enterprise Zones located across Wales supporting business infrastructure. The Rhyd-y-Blew site is located within the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone and is a major development as part of the area’s regeneration, with ambitions and space to accommodate a vibrant, high technology hotspot of manufacturing companies of all sizes.

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Animal Waste Process Plant

As part of the Waste Management Strategy for the Isle of Man, the Plant provides a complete rendering process to treat all the animal waste material produced on the Isle of Man. Burroughs acted as Project Manager for the Department of Transport, responsible for a multi-disciplinary Design Team, covering all aspects of civil, structural, environmental and architectural design.

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S.E.R.C.

The Severnside Energy Recovery Centre is a large multi-disciplinary industrial and environmental project, valued at over £300M. Burroughs involvement has been Temporary Works Co-ordinator and Temporary Works Designer for the main process equipment.

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Tenby Apartments

This tight cliff top site, overlooking the bay of Tenby and her Harbour, includes the development of listed buildings of the Guildhall and Glendower House by Macob Projects, with Burroughs acting as Civil and Structural Consultants.

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The Anchorage, Penarth

A mixed development comprising of timber framed town houses and a load bearing masonry apartment block for private and social housing, upon a derelict site, expanding Penarth Marina.

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The Sandbanks, Poole

Burroughs’ were appointed by a funding bank to act as Cost Advisors to assist the LPA receiver following the liquidation of the developer on two development sites in the prestigious area of Poole Harbour.

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Waste Water Testing and Inspection

Burroughs have been working with South West Water on a number of sewerage and potable water schemes throughout their operational region. Schemes have ranged from a large diameter water main serving a large new residential development within Plymstock Quarry to foul water sewer networks serving proposed developments in Newquay, Swanvale, Camborne and St Eval.

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I.R.I.S

The Integration and Recycling of the Island’s Sewage is a scheme to modernise the collection, transfer and treatment of domestic and industrial sewage from all over the Isle of Man. Burroughs acted as both Project Manager and Client Representative for the entire scheme and Designer for substantial elements of the infrastructure.

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Aberavon Respite Care Home

A state of the art, £4m, 16-bed facility for adults with learning disabilities within Neath Port Talbot. Burroughs acted as Civil and Structural Engineers from project inception with the Dragon Research Unit Wales and the Client, Neath Port Talbot CBC and then for the successful Contractor under a Design and Build Contract.

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Anaerobic Digester

Syrus Energy, working in conjunction with Renewable Energy Investment Fund, Downing, has developed an Anaerobic Digester facility on the outskirts of Cardigan, West Wales. Burroughs acted as Civil Engineering Designer, Contract Administrator and Project Monitor (for Downing) on the scheme.

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Poortown Quarry Development

Poortown Quarry is owned and operated by the Isle of Man Government and is the Island’s single source of roadstone grade aggregate. Set against a contentious planning history, which stretched back to the early 1990s, Burroughs was instrumental in the successful development and implementation of a large scheme yielding significant operational and environmental improvements to the Quarry.

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Vehicle Maintenance Facility Portfield Gate

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water have a large fleet of service and other vehicles and in order to improve local coverage and reduce overall costs and environmental impact, a new maintenance facility was planned and constructed at Portfield Gate.

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Western Gateway, Wrexham

The Western Gateway project was driven by Wrexham Council in partnership with other organisations to support the third phase of the development of Wrexham Technology Park, focusing on businesses that can drive the Wrexham economy. Burroughs acted as Principal Designer working for Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Limited on this design and build scheme to deliver primary infrastructure works.

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Jersey Pottery

Burroughs were engaged by Dandara Homes to undertake the detailed design of the highway and drainage systems for the re-development of the former Jersey Pottery site.

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Westmount Quarry

Burroughs were engaged by Dandara Homes to undertake the detailed design of a drainage system supporting a series of apartment units constructed on a podium slab. The project comprised a detailed walk-over survey, plotting the outfall route from the development to the sea, the development of complex underslung drainage beneath the podium and within the car parking decks.

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M&J Europe Factory Extension

The M&J (Europe) Ltd factory in Tredegar is home to the manufacture of conveyor, transmission and timing belts. In order to meet growing demand, M&J made the decision to extend the existing factory. To facilitate this, Burroughs were commissioned to undertake the civil and structural design as well as project management.

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Nantgaredig Pumping Station

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) required mechanical and electrical equipment to be replaced at Nantgaredig Raw Water Pumping Station.

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Glenvine Residential Development

Burroughs expertise was required to eliminate the risk of flooding at a new housing estate. The development, by Heritage Homes Limited, had already been subjected to three major flood incidents.

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Private Residential Estate

Burroughs are privileged to have been instrumental to the creation of a number of unique and luxurious private residential estates, such as this technologically advanced rural eco-idyll.

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Private Residential Estate

Burroughs are privileged to have been instrumental to the creation of a number of unique and luxurious private residential estates, such as this ellipse shaped manor.

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Private Residential Estate

Burroughs are privileged to have been instrumental to the creation of a number of unique and luxurious private residential estates, such as this urban sanctuary.

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