Delicate conversion of a large four storey Victorian college building into high quality residential apartments.

The project included detailed surveys of the existing structures in order to assess future design life and load capacities particularly due to the acoustic upgrading requirements.


  • £15m conversion of a Victorian college building into residential apartments.
  • Detailed structural surveys and assessment of existing structures.
  • Increased capacity of existing timber floors where required.
  • Acoustic floor placed on existing timber floors to isolate vibrations between apartments.
  • Existing foundations underpinned and lowered where required to create extra spaces.


Project Client

Westbury Homes


Atkins Walter Webster

Project Value


Completion Date

June 2009