Following a grant of £1.4m from Cheshire West and Chester Council, Chester Cathedral set about an ambitious project to enable guided public tours of the cathedral tower, tower roof, bell-ringing chamber, bell-frame chamber and upper parts of the nave. The project, completed within budget and on programme, enables the public to gain fantastic views of the interior and exterior of the cathedral, the surrounding city and countryside.
Presented to the town in 1895, the Grade II* cast iron Golden Gates are an iconic symbol of Warrington, and a major landmark in the borough’s cultural and civic heart.
Located directly on the riverfront in the Nine Elms district between Chelsea Bridge and Vauxhall Bridge in London’s largest and most exciting regeneration area, the Riverlight development is a striking array of six high-specification residential apartment blocks.
Thought to contain the oldest wrought iron chain links in the world, this bridge project has transformed a derelict and unsafe site into a safe, functional structure that is a major tourist attraction.
The Post & Mail development regenerated a decommissioned newspaper production and distribution building in the centre of Birmingham, converting it into a new 23-storey mixed-use building including a 6-storey basement car park.
Built in 1856 — and rebuilt in 1915 — the 51-span Arnside Viaduct carries the Carnforth to Whitehaven railway over the River Kent estuary at a point close to Morecambe Bay. Its deck had suffered considerable deterioration and Network Rail decided to replace it. Our transport engineers undertook a Grip Stage 5 (Form B) design for the superstructure, working closely with contractor May Gurney.
Our engineers undertook a full structural inspection of Hastings Pier in parallel with a heritage evaluation by our archaeologist, to provide guidance on repair options.
The BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rated Parkside Building provides a new centre of excellence for Birmingham City University to support the full range of Arts, Design and Media courses.
A new extension provides highly sustainable educational and community facilities to Gorton Monastery, an historic 150 year old Grade II listed, award winning conference and event venue.
Manchester Cathedral undergoes major renovation project, including installation of ground source heat pumps, to become most environmentally friendly Cathedral in the country.
Through its impressive £15m reinvention, The Whitworth Art Gallery has cemented its place at the centre of the cultural national stage - winning the prestigious 2015 ArtFund Museum of the Year Award and is currently shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize Award 2015.
Jutting out into the River Thames from Gabriel’s Pier, stood Head Above Water, a 9-meter-high, interactive, Cross Laminated Timber sculpture. Creating a dramatic change to London’s skyline its intention was to provoke discussion to end mental health-related stigma and discrimination.
‘Unlocking the Rylands’ scheme sees major refurbishment to John Rylands Library, Manchester, with a new five-storey extension and conservation work to existing Grade I listed building.
Provides high specification labs with very-low vibration levels allied with flexible office, teaching and collaboration spaces. This new flagship facility is going to strengthen the Universities capabilities in chemical, environmental and bio-molecular sciences.
Grade II* listed Tynemouth Railway Station has undergone extensive refurbishment to preserve its elegant canopy roof and enable its redevelopment as a community venue.
Reopened in May 2018 by David Attenborough, Temperate House is a magnificent Victorian glasshouse in the heart of Kew Gardens. A five year restoration project has repaired and updated the building ready for today's visitors and tomorrow’s needs.
Chester’s most iconic heritage asset, Eastgate and its world-renowned clock, was reopened in 2015 following almost a year conservation and extensive repairs led by Ramboll’s conservation engineers.
Located in the heart of Jakarta's central business district the development delivers world class luxury Four Seasons hotel and residential facilities. The 55 storey residential tower and adjacent 30 storey tower are an iconic landmark.
York Engineers' Triangle is the UK's largest rail operating centre and was built above the well-preserved foundations of three roundhouse and a Victorian engine shed. Ramboll archaeologists and structural engineers preserved 95% of the archaeological remains.
Famously raised from the sea bed before a worldwide television audience of 60 million in 1982, the Tudor warship Mary Rose has been undergoing an heroic conservation process in a temporary museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
The much loved Victorian pleasure pier at Hastings has risen like a phoenix following decades of abuse, thanks to a group of local people and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Ramboll played a key role in the restoration and regeneration of Hastings Pier, offering strategic advice to both the Pier Trust and Hastings Borough Council.
An exciting new residential regeneration site located within the heart of Manchester. The three individually designed 12-15 storey buildings, set around a landscaped and vibrant square, comprises 351 apartments. Beneath the development lies the deepest basement in Manchester, providing four storeys of car parking facilities and plant space.
Located on top of Cerro Armazones in Chile, the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world and will take telescope engineering into new territory. With a main mirror 39m in diameter, this ultra-advanced telescope will be housed in an enormous rotating dome 85m in diameter. When complete it will be be used to search for life on planets around other stars in the Milky Way.
The new Paddington station serves the new Elizabeth line railway (formerly known as Crossrail) which increases capacity at this major London interchange and across the network by 200m passengers a year. The Ramboll team played an integral role in the design and delivery of the entrance canopy, façades, cladding, conservation and public realm, working extensively with stakeholders to overcome the highly complex challenges of this landmark station.
Paradise is described as the most important development Birmingham has seen in a generation. The project will deliver ten new buildings and three public squares, creating a vibrant mix of commercial, residential, leisure and hotel spaces.