Category Archives: Case Studies

Springwood Primary School, Manchester – Case Study

A special educational needs school in Salford welcomed an additional sixty pupils across its two sites in Swinton and Irlam this September. Springwood Primary School, which is the only primary school of its kind in the city, increased its overall capacity to three hundred pupils from nursery to Year 6. The expansion involved enlarging a… Read More »

Case Study – Stourton Park & Ride, Leeds

The official opening of Stourton Park and Ride on 16 September 2021, marks the 150th anniversary of public transport in West Yorkshire. In 1871 a horse tram commenced between the city centre and Headingley. The horse soon gave way to electric trams, trolleybuses and petrol buses, the latter quickly being superseded by those with diesel… Read More »

Case Study – Pathfield School, Devon

Pathfield School, a specialist-maintained SEN school in Barnstaple, Devon, has increased its pupil numbers for the new academic year. To help accommodate these extra pupils, the school has had a brand new, purpose-built building constructed by Wernick Group with the project being managed by Principal Contractor Mercury Construction. To complement the impressive interior of the… Read More »

Case Study – Liverpool Heart & Chest COVID-19 Testing Facility

When Liverpool’s leading specialist heart and chest hospital trust wanted to set-up a drive through COVID-19 testing facility, Twinfix were approached by Actua to find a solution to provide shelter within their client’s COVID 19 testing pick up points. The area was a small courtyard and the proposal was to create a turning circle where… Read More »

Manchester Central Mosque – Case Study

Manchester Central Mosque located in the Victoria Park district of Manchester has been known by several names over the years including ‘Victoria Park Mosque’ and ‘Jamia Mosque’. The Mosque began as two adjacent houses, then in 1971, the two houses were demolished, and a “new look” Mosque took its current form. Several expansions and modifications… Read More »

Aldi, Bolton Wood – Case Study

In the wake of current easing of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, there has been much discussion about how businesses can reopen while adhering to social-distancing guidelines. Glazed canopies and outdoor shelters are already used by many businesses in the retail and hospitality industry all over the country. These versatile structures offer a cost-effective and quick… Read More »

Preston Station

Preston railway station is on the West Coast Main Line, about half-way between Euston railway station and Glasgow Central station, the North Union railway station was opened in 1838. The current station was built in 1880 and extended in 1903 and 1913. From Preston you can get to London Euston in 2h 47m every day, connecting the south to the north… Read More »