About the Project

Timescale: 13 Months

Architect: ADP Architecture

Structural Engineer: AKS Ward

The buildings proposed development of approximately 4000 square meters comprised a four-storey RC frame building, including a basement, to provide a state-of-the-art library, office space and student and teaching facilities for South East Essex College, Southend-On-Sea Borough Council and The University of Essex. The Basement construction includes curved walls to the Auditorium structure which are an exposed architectural finish from ground floor upwards. Knight Build also undertook the externals/ landscaping works to the building.

Scope of Works:

  • Excavation
  • Drainage
  • Basement Construction
  • Groundworks
  • Structural Waterproof
  • Retaining Walls
  • Curved Architectural Concrete Walls
  • Design and Installation of Cavity Drainage
  • Architectural Concrete Atrium Walls
  • Post Tensioned Frame to Four Stories
  • Exposed Architectural Concrete Soffits
  • External Works