MBCE's engineers have significant experience of acting as structural engineers and
designers on a range of retail structures.
These have included city centre shopping centres, out of town single storey sheds
new build, extensions and cut and carve of existing structures. This experience
has been gained both within MBCE and elsewhere.
Friary Retail Park, Stafford
New build retail park on tight timeframe with early occupation of parts of muti-bay
Towey Retail Park, Carmarthen
New build retail park including separation and stabilising neighbouring buildings
on party wall lines as well as significant liaison with Environment Agency on river
Towy flood plain
Hatters Way Retail Park, Luton
New build retail park on steeply sloping brownfield chalk site in Luton. The project
included a significant site preparation phase including demolitions and ground remodelling.
"Cut and Carve" Works to shopping centres: Arndale Centre, Manchester; Bentall Centre,
Kinston Upon Thames; The Galleries Bristol; The Shires Leicester; Union Centre Wednesbury.
Design of structural modifications to existing shopping centres to accommodate retailers
with new floors, staircases, lifts escalators etc. Varies from £400,00 to £1.5m.
Helical Retail and other current Retail Developments
The practice is now working for Helical Retail and other developers on a number of
retail schemes from £1.2 to £8m These include city centre redevelopment with retained
elements of existing structure and mixed residential retail accommodation as well
as single storey stand alone units.
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