We have a very extensive track record in the successful planning and delivery of residential schemes of all sizes. We advise clients at all stages of the planning and delivery process, from initial feasibility right through to the delivery of the last dwelling. Our breadth of skills means that we are at the heart of development teams and that we are able to provide strategic and detailed advice that enables maximum value to be delivered for clients.
Orchard Rise, Touchstone Lane, Chard is an exclusive development of 15 luxury, energy efficient homes with sizeable gardens on a steeply sloping greenfield site. Jubb provided full Civil Engineering services for the site, including ground modelling and the drainage system with a combination of permeable paving and oversized pipes for surface water attenuation. Jubb provided substructure and retaining wall designs.
Jubb helped drive the Woodgate Road scheme from consultation through to securing planning permission working closely with our client and the Local Authority (Cornwall County Council) in order to provide a scheme that was acceptable both for adoption and to the end client/user. This included providing connectivity to the local area and dealing successfully with various site constraints. Some of which included site sensitive tree species with Tree Preservation Orders, sympathetic lighting design across the site and boundaries to maintain bat corridors and maintain where possible existing hedge lines across the site to minimise ecological impact. Following planning approval Jubb were employed to provide civil and structural design on a “Design & Build” contract to take the project to completion. The Woodgate Road development consists of 40 mixed open market and social housing dwellings in the market town of Liskeard. Whilst a relatively small development, the project had its share of civil and structural problems to overcome. Due to existing topography it was essential to try and balance cut & fill to reduce cart away costs and provide earth stabilisation solutions to the bottom boundary and pump station.
Jubb provided full civils design along with flood risk assessments, ground investigation reports and a travel plan in support of the Planning Application.
Jubb were appointed to provide specialist land remediation advice along with detailed civil and structural engineering input for a new 250 unit residential site in Sittingbourne. Historically, parts of the site were a former gas works with the remainder forming a precast yard for Milton Pipe. Consequently, the land was underlain by significant ground contamination and required extensive remediation of in situ soils and ground water plus residual risk management measures to dwellings and garden spaces. The engineering challenges of the scheme were complex, and Jubb was instrumental in developing cost effective solutions to the constraints posed by contamination, difficult topography, boundary constraints and spatial constraints.
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This large scale development involved the redevelopment of an existing private airfield to provide around 2000 homes, along with a small commercial estate and education and community facilities for the area.
The project comprises the demolition of the existing site building and the redevelopment of the site to provide a mixed-use development comprising of up to 333 residential units, a retail food store and flexible space. Building heights ranging between 3 and 16 storeys, with associated parking and landscaping, with all necessary ancillary and enabling works.
The chosen structural solution is insitu concrete flat slab with blade columns. The inclusion of a large retail store at ground level restricting the cores reaching ground level has required careful engineering to enable the lateral loading and large vertical loads to be transferred around the retail space. The development has a landscaped podium level allowing access to all blocks at 2nd floor level. Because of the high density on the site parking is also provided at ground floor level which has driven the column layout at ground floor. This requires the introduction of localised and in some locations more extensive transfer structures.
Regeneration of the Old Imperial Buildings at Trade Street south of Cardiff Central Station. This 100-apartment scheme has the capacity to regenerate a forgotten quarter of Cardiff and create a new micro-community within a highly sustainable location. Commercial units at ground floor will help to create a dynamic street-scene.
The one to two-bedroom apartments, known as Brickworks, are expected to be ready for occupancy in Autumn 2018. The scheme will complete the existing industrial surroundings with a new build warehouse style development behind a retained façade incorporating a pair of Victorian Villas.
A unit suitable for retail, café/restaurant and other commercial uses will also be provided, together with 45 parking spaces.
The project comprises the addition of new residential apartment block, to this vast brown field development by Berkeley Homes at Kidbrooke in SE London.
Block B contains 101 apartments across 25 floors. The level below ground provide allocated car parking for the residents with lifts to the residential levels. We have been appointed to provide the structural and civil elements for this landmark project. Complexity of the structure is driven by competing floor layouts, stepping facades limited depth of London Clay in which to found the building and artesian well ground water conditions.
BIM through SCIA 3D modelling system and the sharing of electronic models of the building has enabled a simplification to the structural form of this complex structure to achieve the Planning representations, reducing expensive and space consuming transfer structures. Careful negotiations were also undertaken regarding a foundation solution within the sensitivity of a major aquifer.
Newbury Racecourse is a site of approximately 100 acres, located 1km east of Newbury Town Centre, Berkshire and is being redeveloped by both Newbury Racecourse Plc and David Wilson Homes.
The proposed redevelopment comprises of the construction of a new railway overbridge access along the site’s northern boundary, 1400 new homes, together with the design for two hotels, conference facility, and racecourse infrastructure facilities at the northern area of the estate. The construction of residential housing is in the vicinity of the present day stables, golf driving range and the northern part of the golf course.
Major Harbourside redevelopment of the historically important Barbican area in Plymouth. The project involved the construction of some 300 prestige apartments, retail units and offices up to 9 storey heights.
Jubb provided full Civil, Structural, Highway and Geotechnical Engineering Consultancy Services as well as providing the Flood Risk Assessment for the development site to PPG25 requirements, and the Environment Agency’s approval and also incorporate the Archaeologist’s requirements for protecting buried artefacts of particular historical interest in the design of the substructure and drainage works
Development of the former Wimbledon Football Club ground presented the Architect with an opportunity to create a modern high-rise development in an attractive riverside setting.
The development includes undercroft and basement parking, landscaped podiums, private and affordable accommodation, a community centre, doctor’s surgery, retail areas and restaurants.
The basement was cut up to 4m deep into the London Clay sub-soil with open excavation allowing traditional reinforced concrete retaining walls and raft foundations to be used with anchor piles to resist groundwater uplift.
Jubb have been appointed by Linden Homes to design a soil nail reinforcing cutting, to open up the development platform of a housing development in the centre of Radstock, Somerset.
Existing site investigations had revealed historic slope instability and a number of springs that required a careful, staged design approach.
Jubb used specialist software to carry out slope stability analysis at each stage of the proposed construction. Linden’s specialist contractor worked closely with Jubb during the detailed design stage and this resulted in a very high standard of workmanship.
The existing hill slope angle of around 20 degrees was cut into at a grade of 1:1.5 which optimised the requirements of a green permanent facing and development footprint. The cutting face was finished with a seeded topsoil placed into a cellular geogrid attached to high-tensile ‘Tecco’ mesh facing manufactured by Geobrugg of Switzerland.
Counterfort drains were specified below face drains and the cellular geogrid used to provide a stable counterfort style drainage blanket.
The end result was a high-quality cutting profile with the soil nails and meshing system hidden from sight.
We are providing transport planning, drainage, utilities and geotechnical advice on this sustainable urban extension to the north of Northampton. The scheme will deliver 1,500 dwellings, employment space and community and educational facilities to cater for the new residents.
We are appointed to provide transport planning, utilities flood risk and drainage advice on a proposal for a new Garden Village in Hetsmere District for approximately 6,000 dwellings and associated uses. This exciting new community would deliver vital housing in the district over the next 15 years and create a high level of self-containment, hence keeping external impacts to a minimum.
We are appointed by the North Witney Land Consortium to provide transport planning advice on the promotion and future planning application submission of a 1,400 dwelling scheme that forms a vital part of the West Oxfordshire Draft Local Plan. Witney is a historic town with a variety of issues in terms of historic street patterns and Air Quality Management Areas. We are working closely with the team and the Authorities to develop the optimum solution for the town.
Jubb have been involved in the promotion of this site for a number of years, this has included the successful allocation of the site for residential led development and a subsequent planning application submission for approximately 1,000 dwelling and other complimentary uses. Jubb have worked closely with the consultant team and the local Highway Authority to create an exciting urban extension.
Our Transport Planning team have been involved in the promotion of this 1,000 dwelling scheme and subsequent planning application submission for a number of years. The scheme involves the delivery of a new spine road and a series of new bus initiatives which were the subject of extensive negotiations with the Local Highway Authority and Cherwell District Council.
This major redevelopment of an 18-hectare, former caravan park in a prime location at Seaton, created 500 residential units, a hotel, 70,000 sq ft of food retail and a themed Visitor Centre.
The site’s low-lying location adjacent to environmentally sensitive marshes and the River Axe created challenging Flood Risk issues which had to be resolved. Jubb developed an innovative “environmentally positive” flood risk strategy which was enthusiastically supported by the Environment Agency securing planning permission for the whole development.
Following the outline works reserved matters for the residential Housing, Tesco Store, Visitor Centre and Hotel site have been supported by subsequent reporting and assessment.
As part of the Town Centre regeneration, The Rhiw scheme is one of the first large developments earmarked by the Local Authority. Situated on the site of the existing multi-storey car park on the river front and adjacent to The Rhiw Shopping Centre, it provides a new focal point for the Town Centre.
The multi-storey car park provides 248 spaces, including disabled and parent and toddler, in a vibrant well-lit welcoming environment with easy access to the adjacent shopping centre. Structurally independent but Architecturally linked, the four-storey residential building adjoins the car park with the undercroft parking at ground floor and A3 unit at first.
Town Centre redevelopment of industrial brownfield land allocated in the Bath and North East Somerset Local Plan for residential and mixed use purposes. The scheme was comprised of new highways and public realm, residential units and a number of mixed use buildings, set within the existing town centre.
The main features of the proposals were a strengthened town centre core, focused upon the existing public realm and historic core of The Street, the southern side of Wells Road, Fortescue Road and the Frome Road with a mix of uses including retail, commercial and residential uses together with associated works to improve the public realm.
The residential development came forward in phases with the northern end of the site being higher density and mixed use in character with a progression towards the southern end of the site of medium / low density development and a mixture of open space, residential uses that reflect the rural character of the town.
Jubb provided engineering led planning support to the wider masterplan evolution before undertaking full engineering design of the enabling infrastructure and three separate phases of residential and mixed use development totalling some 200 units.
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, our business resilience planning is now being implemented. Whilst we have not closed our offices at this time, we have empowered all staff to work remotely should they choose to do so, and our business infrastructure is fully enabled to seamlessly support the transition to this style of working. Additionally, Government advice may shortly dictate the need for us to make the closure of offices compulsory in the interests of safeguarding wider public health.
We continue to be fully operational but these measures are likely to produce a change to our working patterns.
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