JPS provided structural design services to Read Construction in relation to the refurbishment, renovation and extension of Oakfield Manor, Upton. Originally built in 1885 as a country house, Oakfield Manor is now the headquarters of Chester Zoo and has undergone restoration and extension works. JPS provided temporary works expertise to allow for the reconstruction of the feature brick chimneys and re-roofing works. This technical knowledge of temporary works allows JPS to deliver highly efficient structural solutions that take account of site logistics, buildability and temporary works constraints.
Our approach to restoration and extensions of historically significant buildings focusses on the requirement to ensure that any works are reversible and maintain the historic fabric untouched wherever possible, including the required
Date | 2018
Client | Read Construction