Sector: Commercial

Discovery Quay, Falmouth

Project Description

Discovery Quay is a vibrant part of Falmouth’s waterfront comprising shops, businesses, cafés and restaurants and housing the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

This £10m mixed-use development scheme over four-storeys, offers fourteen high-end luxury apartments and 2,200m² of retail office space

High-quality finishes, with natural slate roof, low level granite facing walls and ship-lap timber boarding above are provided throughout the scheme

The new public realm area has been designed with external lighting to reflect and enhance the local identity by day and night, providing a flexible, durable and easy to maintain solution

Part of Falmouth’s vibrant waterfront, Discovery Quay is a mix of shops, restaurants, office space and apartments

Project Involvement

Complete utility load assessments, review of the infrastructure to identify site diversions to accommodate the works, and infrastructure required to suit the new site layout

Provision of detailed design for the apartments, including heating, ventilation domestic services, power, access systems, satellite TV, security

Design of infrastructure to 2200m² retail and office space for Tesco and Pizza Express, in addition to a number of small business units and retail shops

Liaison and co-ordination of tenants to allow incorporation of plant and equipment for fit out

Project Benefits

Engagement with planning for approval of public realm feature lighting

Undertook full surveys of the existing infrastructure, identifying points of interface for connection of new services, and for upgrading works to accommodate the extended facility

Worked closely with the interior designer in the selection of the final products to create a luxury ambience

Gave pragmatic installation advice to minimise the effect of the evolving internal design through the construction period

Provided our low carbon and building environmental expertise in developing the proposals