Beechfield Avenue, Torquay: Residential Development

The Project

CASE Consultants were appointed by Sovereign Housing Association / Leadbitter Group to act as civil and structural engineering consultants on this flagship eco residential scheme.

The scheme involves the construction of 144 houses and apartments with a mix of shared ownership, rental properties and houses for open market sale. Each affordable home will meet the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 or 5 incorporates a range of sustainable features.

The site is steeply sloping and is located adjacent to a historic landfill site which created numerous engineering challenges during development of the scheme design.

The Solution

CASE Consultants have provided engineering design services relating to the following key areas of the project:

  • Drainage design and technical submission for Section 104 Agreement.
  • Highways design and technical submission for Section 38 Agreement.
  • Design of substructures, including piled foundations and retaining walls.
  • Design of the concrete transfer “podium” structures supporting the multi storey apartments over the new car parking areas.
  • Design of superstructure for the new housing.

CASE Consultants was acquired by TDA in 2019.

ServiceEngineering
LocationDevon
Contract Value£18.0m
Beechfield Avenue, Torquay: Residential Development