It could reasonably be expected that Architecture, Building and Planning, when taken together, should be a creative process. The reality is that often there lies within a story of differing interests, opinions and competing expertise.
I think there is a strong claim for Manchester to be recognised as a secondary capital, in our nation. Organisations of national importance have moved to the city in recent years, including the BBC to the Media City on Salford Quays.
Building regulations set standards for the design and construction of buildings to ensure safety and health for people, including those with disabilities, in or around those buildings, and to help conserve fuel and power.
Chester is an attractive city to be based in. Once a Roman fort, it can feel like walking back in time past famous Chester Rows, first floor covered walkways that front some of the shops, and the black and white Tudor buildings.
The majority of Structural Engineers Reports that are undertaken by Byrom Clark Roberts are done through the process of a property sale. This is usually, but not always, at the request of the purchaser.
To some Matilda is the name of a Roald Dahl book. To others a film and if you’re lucky, a stage play. To the Engineering Department at Chester, Matilda is a tank. A World War II tank weighing 25 tons in the Imperial War Museum North, in Manchester.