Sector: Defence

RAF St Mawgan Guardroom

Project Description

Replacement of the outdated 1950s guardroom with a new more comfortable modern £4m, 553m² secure entrance building and vehicle entrance

Gatehouse building including reception, pass office, CCTV monitoring, interview and search room, crisis control room, custody space, secure exercise yard, armuory, staff rest room, and changing facilities

Secure vehicular access with search lane, space for aircraft display, space for safe pedestrian movement zones, parking, secure barrier, blast zone planning and blockers

Designed to Defence Estates Standards and Joint Service Publications

Modification and diversion of existing site infrastructure to accommodate new entrance layout

Designed to accommodate Military of Defence Security Standards applicable to a primary entrance to a major facility

Providing a new secure entrance to the primary Royal Airforce station in the South-West of England

Project Involvement

Load estimates, infrastructure review and site diversions to accommodate the works

Detailed design of building mechanical and electrical engineering services, including full production of detailed design information, thermal model, and energy calculations

Develop detailed design, environmental approach and energy strategies to meet DREEAM requirements and providing evidence to achieve DREEAM accreditation

Design incorporated secure systems to provide Communications and Information Systems (CIS) requirements compliant with the military network

Undertook quality control inspections of mechanical and
electrical installations during the progress of the works and
validation of the facility

Provided full commissioning monitoring and proposals for carrying out the commissioning and reviewed the results of the works commissioning

Project Benefits

Detailed spatial co-ordination in a highly serviced building

Delivery of the highly technical scheme to meet limited budget constraints through collaborative risk, value and opportunity workshops

Identified a strategy to maintain the operation of the existing gatehouse whilst the replacement facility was being constructed and brought into service

Provide comments on the submitted building engineering services tender return. Validated the legitimacy and value of contractor submitted variation costs

Worked with the specialist security company to meet Communications and Information Systems (CIS) brief Development of external feature lighting to display area at front entrance

Set-up and managed defects control and monitoring system to assist in eliminating defects to the end user