Eastwood & Partners have a long association with the steel industry and have a particular expertise in the design of heavy foundations and structures. We have designed casting pits and platforms, hammer foundations, furnace foundations, rolling mill bases, together with various specialist heavy machine foundations. We have also been involved with the superstructures and heavy craneage associated with heavy industry.Read More
An existing low bay warehouse has been replaced with an enlarged building comprising low and high bay warehousing and a covered loading area.
The foundations required consideration of former deep and shallow mine workings combined with historic cut and deep fill used to provide a sensibly level site on the side of a valley. An existing drain that followed the original ground level before the construction of the main building platform with a maximum depth of 15m had to be diverted.Read More
Eastwood & Partners were employed by Lafarge Cement UK to design a 51,000 Tonne capacity flat storage facility for imported cement. The facility comprises three separate storage cells constructed within an existing coal storage shed.
Eastwood & Partners acted as Civil and Structural Designer, prepared tender and contract documentation, administered the contract on behalf of the Employer and acted as CDM Co-ordinator.Read More
The project involves construction of a £2.1 million, 3300m2 extension of the Newburgh Engineering workshop at Bessemer Way, Rotherham. Eastwood and Partners were appointed by the Main Contractor, J F Finnegan Ltd, to design the foundations, ground slabs, masonry, drainage and external hardstandings for the original building and for the new extension. The steel frames were designed by Carnaby Structures and Pocklington Structures.
The building is constructed as a centrally-propped steel monopitch portal frame, and clad with profiled metal sheeting.
We have been involved in several development projects at Hope Cement Works in Derbyshire. Schemes range from minor alterations to existing structures to accommodate new plant to multi-million pound redevelopment works. The upgrade of the limestone quarry required the construction of a new crushing, stockpiling and conveying system from the limestone quarry down into the main works.Read More