Architectural Engineering

  • Areas of Expertise
  • Design Project - Ferry House Fionnphort Mull
  • Project - Mermaid Restaurant
  • Project - Melfort Pier & Harbour
  • Project - Ballimore House, Kilchrenan
  • Projects - New Houses
  • Planning and Design Services
  • Sewage & Water Supply Services
  • Steel Framed Construction
  • Listed Building Alterations
  • Areas of Expertise

    • HOUSE DESIGN
    • NEW BUILDINGS
    • ALTERATIONS & EXTENSIONS
    • SITE SURVEYS
    • FOUNDATION INVESTIGATIONS
    • STEELWORK DESIGN
    • SOLAR ENERGY
    • CONCRETE DESIGN
    • TIMBERWORK DESIGN
    • SEWERAGE
    • REED BEDS
    • SEPTIC TANKS
    • WATER SUPPLY

    Ferry House Fionnphort Mull


        
             The finished building and exterior details.
     

    Mermaid Restaurant


     
    A laminated timber frame under construction for the Mermaid Restaurant, Kilmelford, Argyll.
     

     
    The finished building and interior.
     

    Melfort Pier & Harbour

    An apartment block for Melfort Pier & Harbour.
    Adrian Laycock Ltd carried out detailed design and construction management for this high-specification building for the quality letting market.
     

    Ballimore House, Kilchrenan

    Construction of Ballimore House situated at Kilchrenan in Argyll.

     

    New Houses


     
    A new house to a traditional design
    on the Isle of Mull.

     
    A house in Oban built to a modern design.
    Architect - John Tracey-White
    New house exteriors.
    New house and kitchen area.
    Curved timber beams for a high quality house in Oban.

     

    Planning and Design Services


    • Detailed drawings for planning applications, building warrants and construction.
    • Design of steelwork, timber frames, concrete.
    • SAP ratings, engineering design certificates.
    • Site surveys, foundation investigation and design.

    Left: Design for a house overlooking Loch Fyne.

    Below: Individually designed houses in the Scottish Highlands.

    All artists impressions by:
    Jock Bevan.

     

    Sewage & Water Supply Services

    Septic tanks, reed beds (see drawing below and under construction here), and water supply related services.


     

    Steel Framed Construction

    A steel-framed building under construction.
    Steel offers a quick and cheap means of creating covered space for workshops, garages, sheds and even housing.
     
    A complex steel-framed reception area being erected for Easdale Island Community Hall.
    Another steel framed building shown during and after construction.

     

    Alterations to Listed Buildings

    Left: A sensitively-designed extension to a traditional Argyll cottage, This cottage is both a listed building, and located within a conservation area.

    Below:The Easdale Island Drill Hall is being reconstructed to an exciting design by David Jarvie. Adrian Laycock Ltd is engineer for construction and detailed design, and planning supervisor. Here is the hall as it has not been seen for 130 years. Reconstruction started in August 2002 and will take 6 months. Watch this space.

     
    Above: The roof is stripped revealing the original timbers, and foundations are laid for the new facade support structure.

     

     
    Above: Almost finished.

     
    More! Pictures covering the evolution of the job are being posted here...

     
     

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