Horse Guards

Key Project Info:

  • Client: Ministry of Defence
  • Value: £40m
  • Dates of engagement: 1992 to 1995
  • Contractor: Costain
  • Major refurbishment of a major London landmark with competing heritage interest and MoD requirements

The duties undertaken included:

  • Lead structural engineer who designed strengthening and alteration works, maximising retention of existing floor timbers while designing for modern floor loads
  • Designed remedial measures for other areas of the building with fire damage, rot or where new heavier finishes were to be applied
  • Team leadership included draughtsmen and site resident engineer