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    Swimming Pool Extension

    GCA were delighted to be engaged to provide structural design for a house extension in Borrowash, Derbyshire. The quality of architectural design created a light, open space to house a pool and led to a [...]

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    Euston Canopy Design in Steel and Glass

    GCA were requested by Unique Metal Glass to undertake structural design and assessment for a bespoke feature canopy to a London hotel, constructed in steel and glass. As the canopy replaced an existing structure, the [...]

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    The Silk Mill Museum of Making, Derby City

    GCA (UK) Ltd are to provide structural engineering services to the Derby Silk Mill Museum for its £16.4m Museum of Making programme.

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  • Super Size Me

    There is a common misconception about Structural Engineers, which is that we super size everything. In some cases this can lead to a bit of banter on site with the builder and nothing more. He […]

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  • Interview with James Thomson on BBC Radio Derby

    GCA Managing Director, James Thomson, was invited onto BBC Radio Derby to advise on issues surrounding the safety of tall buildings following the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Presenter Martyn Williams asked a number of [...]

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  • LABC Awards

    Congratulations were offered to GCA earlier this week as one of their projects were awarded as a Winner and two more becoming Finalists at the East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017 held last Friday in [...]

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  • No Hand-Waving Please

    This morning on the way to work I passed a cyclist on the phone. She had an earpiece in and was gesturing madly with her hands as she spoke. As you can imagine this didn’t [...]

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  • Long Term Employee, Colleague and Friend Richard Craddock has passed away

    We are sorry to advise that Richard Craddock passed away peacefully last week at home. Richard joined Geoffrey Collett Associates (GCA) in November 1977 having worked for Derby Borough Council. Over the subsequent 40 years [...]

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