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STRUCTURE: Latest Images from onsite at Bristol Care Home

Ward Structure visited the care home development site in Bristol yesterday, where the ground floor planks are currently being installed. A large proportion of the steelwork to the atrium is also complete.

STRUCTURE: Latest images from Bristol Care Home

Here are the latest photos from on site at Bristol, where the team are completing the structural design for this care home.

The photos show the basement excavation is complete. The basement slab has been cast and external wall construction is ongoing. High level foundations and drainage is also well progressed.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Latest images from on site at Bracknell Care Home

Our Project Management team have recently take photos from on site at Bracknell, where a new 64-bed dementia care home is being developed.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Latest images from Bristol Care Home

The Project Management team have recently taken photos from on site, at the development of  a brand new care home at Badminton Road, Downend, Bristol.


Structure Design at Care Home

Ward Consulting have been working on the Structure Design on a development of a new build care home on Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield.

The purpose built 65 bedroom care home has had the groundfloor planks installed, and the blockwork ongoing, with first floor planks due this week. The steel columns and windposts have also been installed.

Our sister company DWA Architects are the appointed architects on this project.

Project Manager at Luxury Retirement Community

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Ward Management are currently acting as Project Manager, as well as the Principal Designer, during the refurbishment of a luxury retirement development in Eastbourne.

The development at Hawthorns Retirement Community consists of studio, one and two bedroom retirement apartments offering independent living. The overall project comprises the refurbishment of the ground floor communal areas and communal corridors to all four floors, as well as the installation of a new lift.

Phase 1 of the work includes the refurbishment of the ground floor communal wc facilities and installation of the new external lift. This phase is anticipated to be complete by Christmas, with further phases following on in the New Year.

Providing Project Management Services in the Development of a New Care Home


We have been providing project management services, working as an employers agent, on behalf of our client.

The project will see the development of a 76 bed care home, located on Badminton Road, Bristol.

Planning permission for this development was achieved earlier this year and the demolition and remediation is now complete with the main contractor due to start on site in the next few weeks.

Our sister Company, DWA Architects, are the appointed Architects for this project and so Ward’s Project Management team have been able to work closely with them, along with other contractors and the client to ensure the project remains on schedule.

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Due to continued expansion, we are currently recruiting for the following jobs in York–

Structural Engineer

The Structural and Civil Engineering division aims to deliver a quality service and approach characterised by a willingness to be open minded and innovative; consistently producing considered, economic and well engineered solutions. The team are currently recruiting for a Structural Engineer due to an increase in workload. Click here to find out more and to apply.

Landscape Architect / Garden Designer

We are currently looking to recruit a Graduate Landscape Architect/Garden Designer, to assist the Senior Landscape Architect in our busy multi-disciplinary design practice. Click here to find out more and to apply.

Structural Engineering for New Care Home

Ward Structure, have been completing the structural engineering for new care home at Kingston Vale.

The Kingston Vale project is to develop a 59 bed care home, set over three storeys with a part basement.

The following photos show the piling is complete and the external ground beam construction is ongoing –

Kingston Vale Care Home

Kingston Vale Care Home


Structural Engineering for a Care Village

Structural Engineering Design - Burnsville Care Village

Our team are currently working on the Structural Engineering for a Care Village.

Bournville Care Village is a £60million state-of-the-art care village being built on the former site of Bournville College on the Bristol Road in Bournville, Birmingham.Our Structural Engineering Design team have been working on this project, which is now in phase 3, in the construction of an 80 Bed Nursing and Dementia scheme. The scheme is two storey with a part basement to suit the natural slope of the ground.

60% of the ground floor slab have been installed and the basement construction is ongoing. The scheme includes several cantilevering terrace areas and a curved glulam roof over the main entrance and cinema areas.

More about Bournville Care Village

Once complete, the overall scheme will feature:

  • 212 apartments set within a stunning extra care scheme complete with a range of fantastic facilities, including a restaurant, gym, IT facilities, shop, care and landscaped gardens.
  • 35 independent living and contemporary apartments for people with learning disabilities, with care and support provided by fully-qualified staff from Bournville Village Trust
  • An 80-bedroom nursing home for older people and people with dementia complete with beautiful gardens, a café and hairdressing salon – owned and managed by Gracewell
  • A health and well-being centre, which is set to include a GP practice, pharmacy, optician and a range of health and social care services delivered by partner agencies.

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