Taylor & Boyd, Winners at RICS Awards 2017: Bishop's Gate Hotel (Tourism & Leisure), Brooke Park (Community Benefit), Arvalee School & Resource Centre (Design Through Innovation); Winner at European Healthcare Design 2017: NHS Healthcare Design: Radiotherapy Centre, Altnagelvin Hospital

Jury’s Hotel, Plymouth


Taylor & Boyd designed a 10-storey concrete frame to replace that of an existing 2-storey building. It was developed on a sloping site, with one side built into the ground and propping up an arterial route into Plymouth.

Demolition of the existing walls and rebuilding a new retaining wall was complex and required detailed sequential planning and design. As planning supervisors we had to be sure that coordination of the demolition process was planned meticulously.

The works were phased to avoid compromising the stability of the adjacent public road. This procedure was further complicated by the fact that demolition was undertaken within the enablement contract, thus introducing a change in main contractor under CDM Regulations.

Ensuring timely, accurate information and communication were essential throughout the project.

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Registration number NILLP25.
Registered address: 107 Malone Avenue | Belfast | BT9 6EQ

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