A landmark development for engineering and physical sciences, and the largest single project the university has undertaken since the 1960s.
Aberystwyth Innovation & Enterprise Campus (AIEC)
A state-of-the-art, internationally recognised research facility to generate innovative new products, services and spin-out companies.
Higher Education - Wales
The project at the Gogerddan Campus comprises a new state-of-the-art, internationally recognised research facility, intended to generate innovative new products, services and spin-out companies in sustainable food, health, biotechnology and renewable energy sectors.
The site sits within the 1:100 flood zone of the Afon Clarach, so Natural Resources Wales were heavily engaged pre-planning, with hydraulic modelling of the watercourse undertaken. In addition, offsite drainage reinforcement was required to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s assets, to support the proposed development and accept the trade effluent from the site. We worked closely with the university and DCWW during the evaluation of the offsite works required.
Site level changes and the building's requirements meant that a standard frame would not be suitable.
We undertook a comprehensive frame appraisal that considered a range of structural solutions and the client's key drivers. The chosen solution was a hybrid structure comprising a steel frame, which accommodated the change in level via a link bridge connecting the lower and upper levels. In addition, we undertook a targeted ground investigation to allow costly piled foundations to be designed out, providing a significantly improved economic design.
Integrated SuDS scheme, coordinated with the flood requirements
2 Stage D&B with Novation
Innovative & Economic Foundation Solution
A Hub for the Kings Buildings Campus and forms the primary element in the redevelopment of the Campus site. The building accommodates a mixture of lecture theatres, cafe/dining, study and laboratories over 4 levels.
Construction of two distinct colleges for John Snow and 17th Colleges within the University, comprising 1000 bed spaces, two college heart buildings, and a hub building with formal dining facilities.
This 6,730m2 factory is a state-of-the-art reconfigurable assembly and component manufacturing facility for collaborative research and development.
A high research laboratory for the University of Cambridge to establish a new centre of excellence for the development of medical treatments.
The innovative centre is spearheading the UK’s research into digital aviation technology.