Structural Engineering

Our experienced Team specialise in realising the vision of clients and architects. We are skilled in the use of materials, which helps to create modern functional spaces. Practical buildability knowledge is embedded within the business helping us to engineer complex civil structures. The following core structural engineering services are undertaken:

  • Structural Analysis and Modelling (Buildings and Civil Structures)
  • Structural Appraisals
  • Commercial New-Build
  • Repair and Maintenance Strategies (Including Historical Properties)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Refurbishment Studies
  • Temporary Works
  • Temporary Works Coordinator
  • Demolition Works and Specification
  • Repurposing of Existing Structures

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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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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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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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 has been derelict for over a decade and 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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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 - 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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Isle of Man - Principal Rail Inspections

Isle of Man Railways operate 3 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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