AKS Ward London
Head Office
One West Smithfield
London
EC1A 9JU

020 7236 0161
020 7236 3239
london@aksward.com

Gary Allen / Managing Director
Matt Walker / Operations Director
Stephen Gibbs / Operations Director

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AKS Ward Hitchin
Lister Beare
Manor Court, 26 Bancroft
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
SG5 1JW

01462 420 668
01462 438 630
hitchin@aksward.com

Gary Allen / Managing Director
Colin Seabrook / Operations Director



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AKS Ward Southampton
116 High Street
The French Quarter
Southampton
SO14 2AA

02380 235 340
02380 634 294
southampton@aksward.com

David Perkins / Director
John Dunford / Operations Director


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AKS Ward Oxford
Seacourt Tower
West Way
Oxford
OX2 0JJ

01865 240 071
01865 248 006
oxford@aksward.com

Craig Gamble / Director
Charles Soothill / Director
Graham Taylor / Operations Director
Paul Morgan / Operations Director

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AKS Ward Birmingham
33a Vittoria Street
Birmingham
B1 3ND

01212 274 386
birmingham@aksward.com

Craig Gamble / Director
Paul Morgan / Operations Director
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News

May 9, 2018

Swan School PR Mention

One of our latest projects was reported on in the Oxford Mail recently. Swan School is being delivered by CORDE, a partnership organisation comprised of adp architects, K J Tait mechanical and electrical engineers, and ourselves.

Read more about this project as authored by the Oxford Mail here.

April 20, 2018

Graduate Conference 2018

This year’s AKSWard Graduate Conference took place on 17th April at the Institution of Structural Engineers headquarters, London. It was a great opportunity to share knowledge, experience and enthusiasm, helping our graduates towards membership of their respective institutions; IStructE, ICE, and RICS.

Presentations from a number of staff were made on a whole range of subjects sharing the wealth of knowledge and experience we have across the company.

February 28, 2018

Introducing AKSWard’s Operations Board

Following re-organisation we have established an Operations Board to lead our technical teams, working together to share our broad range of knowledge and good practice across all five offices.

Pictured L to R: Graham Taylor, Head of Civil Engineering (Oxford) | Colin Seabrook, Head of Conservation (Hitchin) | Charles Soothill (Oxford) | Matt Walker, Head of Building Surveying (London) | John Dunford (Southampton) | Steve Gibbs (London) | Paul Morgan, Lead for Corde (Birmingham)

February 20, 2018

Year of Engineering

AKSWard are excited to be celebrating and supporting the Government’s ‘Year of Engineering 2018’ initiative to inspire the next generation of engineers. Over the next year, we endeavour to foster better awareness and understanding of engineering in schools and universities. We have lots of events planned so please keep an eye on our news feed in the next few months.

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January 17, 2018

Sapphire Ice & Leisure

Romford Leisure Centre, now named Sapphire Ice & Leisure to honour the Sapphire anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, is opening to the public on the 3rd of February 2018. The centre includes an eight-lane pool for competitions, gymnasium, and first floor 56m by 26m ice rink, and will be the new home for the ice hockey team, the London Raiders.

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January 15, 2018

Croxley Park Phase 1 Works Complete

Building 2 Croxley Park is a new office building offering 65,000 sq ft of Grade A space in a well connected business park in Watford, based in 75 acres of parkland.

The new structure is a BREEAM Very Good rated reinforced concrete frame building with steel framed canopies and atria, and full height glazing across the three floors. The entrance lobby features a freestanding reinforced concrete staircase which was designed and carefully constructed to provide a high-performance exposed concrete finish.

AKSWard provided Structural and Civil engineering design services for main contractor ISG Plc. More information about the project can be reviewed on their website here.

Photography © Steve Pearcy Photography
More imagery showcased on the park’s website here.

January 4, 2018

Festive Pub Quiz

Team AKSWard were victorious at  last month’s pub quiz, organised by Engineers for Overseas Development (efod.org.uk). EfOD is an international development charity which challenges young construction professionals to undertake development projects that benefit some of the poorest communities in rural Africa. Proceeds from the event will go towards a number of projects at Kumi Hospital in eastern Uganda.

December 22, 2017

2018 SUCCAG Framework

We’re delighted to be confirmed on the renewed Southern Universities Construction Consultants Affinity Group (SUCCAG) Framework for a further term. We’re looking forward to working with the Universities and other consultants in delivering the plans for the five estates teams.