Civil Engineering

With leading edge BIM modelling capability, innovation and design optimisation, Burroughs enjoys an excellent reputation for Civil and Water Engineering. Our experienced staff engineer practical, cost effective and sustainable solutions delivering the following services:

  • Highways Design and Transportation Assessment
  • Pavement Design
  • Civil Structures
  • Ground Modelling and Land Reclamation
  • Water Supply, Foul and Surface Water Drainage
  • Flood Risk Assessment and Sustainable Drainage
  • Bridge and Culvert Assessment and Inspection
  • Civil / Structural G17 Approver / Appraiser

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 an upgraded 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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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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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 sea front at Douglas, Isle of Man.

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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 sewages 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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St Athan Faesibility 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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