The transport sector is acutely aware of environmental impact and therefore has a predisposition towards sustainable building solutions where sequestered carbon in structural timber members and panels can offset the positive carbon associated with vehicle movements. This enables the structure of their accommodation to contribute to the reduction in the carbon footprint of the industry as a whole.
Large spans (often with arched design details) are perfectly satisfied by the use of engineered timber with purpose designed steel connections.
B & K Structures supplied and installed glulam roof rafters, steel purlins, steel columns and a pod structure for a new £10 million bus station in Chester - designed to enhance transport links to the historic Chester City Gateway site. Following a total construction programme of 14-months, the new Chester Bus Interchange will enable the closure of the existing Princess Street bus station... Read More
The Derby Railway Station project included replacement of the 1950's built pre-stressed concrete platform canopies and replacement with new tubular and hollow section steel framed structure. Associated works also included installation of new platform buildings, lifts and stairways. The Station remained operational throughout the installation which meant... Read More
B & K Structures has supplied curved glulam rafters along with the main structural steelwork for the West Ham Bus Garage in London, as well as being responsible for the connection design, supply, delivery and installation on site. Forming part of a significant regeneration programme for public transport in London, architects Pringle Richards Sharratt required a framework... Read More