James Lockyer Associates Ltd
Oakland Mews, Liskeard
Cornwall PL14 3UX
01579 344771
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The Finished Building
Bridges and Walkways
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Underpinning reinforcement
Reinforcement for new patio
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View from the new balcony
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Retaining Wall Repair

Emergency works to safeguard a large retaining wall that collapsed unexpectedly, followed by reconstruction works with a minimum of disruption to residents.

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Bungalow Conversion

This bungalow conversion required a structural solution to provide an additional storey and take advantage of the local panoramic views.

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Office Modernisation

An office modernisation project to create an open-plan working environment in a former cottage and stable dating back to the 1800’s.

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New Access Road

Liaising with local residents, Environment Agency and Local Authority Planning Dept to design and deliver a new access road across two private gardens.

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Firing Range

A new firing range for the MoD, accessed through a holiday park and situated within a protected wildlife habitat.

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Flood Protection

A flood protection scheme to protect access to arable land for the Duchy of Cornwall, developed in consultation with the Environment Agency.

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Retaining Wall Repair

The same storms that claimed the nearby sea wall in 2014 caused damage to this prominent retaining wall along the main road into the town.

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Sea Wall Repairs

These sea wall repairs utilised high specification reinforced concrete designed to provide greater resistance to damage from the waves.

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New Build - Trevone Bay

Following a fire, the owners took the opportunity to carry out a new build in its stunning location, which required detailed planning and design.

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Anchored Retaining Wall

A collapsed section of stone boundary wall, between the property and the main road through the village, was rebuilt as an anchored retaining wall.

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Harbour Wall Repairs

Harbour wall repairs were required along with a number of other reinstatement projects following storm damage and to make improvements to the harbour.

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Cottage Renovations

Originally approached to undertake investigative works for subsidence, James Lockyer Associates were involved an ambitious cottage renovations project.

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Mining Investigations

Mining investigations around this semi-detached house with separate garage showed that the buildings overlie mining features at varying depths.

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Building Conversion

This building conversion project situated in a prominent position close to the sea front in East Looe transformed this fine residence into 3 apartments.

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Solar Panels

A steel frame for these ground mounted solar panels was designed and installed to heat an indoor swimming pool.

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Mining Related Subsidence

This house was suffering from mining related subsidence. James Lockyer Associates carried out a structural appraisal and design to stabilise the building.

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Small Vehicle Bridge

A small vehicle bridge carrying a driveway across a stream was damaged during flooding and needed replacing as it was deemed unsafe to use.

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Vehicular Access Bridge

The vehicular access bridge provides access to a house over a stream. Its original timber structure had deteriorated and required replacement.

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Gabion Retaining Wall

A gabion retaining wall was designed to replace the existing collapsed gabion wall along a river bank at the bottom of this garden in Chudleigh.

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Filming of Warhorse

Prior to the filming of Warhorse, the Grade II listed building chosen as a key location for the movie required structural improvements.

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Restormel Manor

The recently refurbished 500 year old grade II listed Restormel Manor in Lostwithiel is one of the most historic houses owned by the Duchy.

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Bridges and Walkways

Regular inspections and structural appraisals of the bridges and walkways provided throughout Lydford Gorge make it possible for the public to access this fascinating site.

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Stone Retaining Wall

This stone retaining wall was showing signs of movement so the owners called on us to devise a solution to the problem with a new retaining structure.

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Quay Wall Stabilisation

Years of movement and tidal action made this quay wall and garden above unstable, we designed and oversaw the installation of drilled anchors to stabilise the wall.

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Sequencing of Works

A detailed sequencing of works was needed to construct this building, the majority of the structure was built without reliance on the cob walls for support.

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Mine Shaft Cap

Mining investigations identified a mine shaft in the garden of this property which extended under the rear wall requiring the need for a mine shaft cap.

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Small Sinkhole

James Lockyer Associates were contacted by Cornwall Housing after a small sinkhole opened up in the front garden of one of their properties.

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Summer Room Extension

Taking the concept to design a glass summer room extension, we worked with the client to develop a seamless transition from kitchen to dining to garden.

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Cracking in Buildings

When significant cracking occurred in this listed building, James Lockyer Associates determined the reasons and recommended the appropriate repair solution.

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Demolition and New Build

This project involved demolition of an existing property and the construction of a large new building to meet the requirements and standards of the client.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Working closely with contractors, James Lockyer Associates have provided site inspections and construction drawings for numerous infrastructure contracts.

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Foundation Movement

An insurance claim for foundation movement due to a leaking water pipe at this house in a conservation area to led us to provide structural design details.

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High Quality Renovation

The client wanted a high quality renovation to this large 1960’s building and improve the front elevation to maximise the view across the bay.

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High Quality Extension

The new owners of this large riverside home wanted to build an extension to the side and rear and modernise the property to a high standard.

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