“Quantum recently carried out a complex re-roofing and upgrading project of a 60,000 sq.ft. warehouse at Parkhouse Interchange, Newcastle-Under-Lyme for London based Newcombe Estates. This involved the complete replacement of the 1980’s asbestos roof and re-fitting of the offices. The three month project was carried out during one of the worst winters in recent history but was completed successfully.”
Projects - Activity Centre
This enquiry was handled as an urgent request to assist the Client achieve completion of an innovative concept using modern techniques within a traditional background. The brief involved designing a booking hall and activity centre to complete the Client’s ‘Village Hotel’ development.
A decision to include the planting of an English Oak within the timber framed building led to careful consideration of the implication for permitting the tree to grow through the building
without having a detrimental effect upon the structure.
In order to adhere to the Client’s wish for a ‘Green’ building, a ground source heat pump, wind catcher ventilation system and sedum roof were all incorporated into the design.
Inclusion of copper vertical wall panelling, and part roofing, added a modern feel to the overall appearance.
Bespoke joinery products, including reception desks, play and office cupboards and equipment were manufactured off site and brought into the finished product.
A highly sophisticated sound and vision system completed the arrangements for the activity function of the building.