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Alliance Court Development – Whitehall Lane, Bexley

January saw the completion and handover of a great project we have been working on, acting as Employer’s Agent and CDM Advisor for Orbit Homes and BECHA - Bexley Community Housing Association. The scheme was a new build construction of 12 flats (6 x 2 bedroom, 5 x 1 bedroom and 1 x 1 bedroom [...]

By |2019-02-25T12:43:52+00:00February 25th, 2019|CDM, Employer's Agent, Surveying|0 Comments

Coastal Town Regeneration Project

  Martello is honoured to be part of this five-year ongoing, £1.8 million heritage Folkestone Town restoration project. The completed work has already reflected such a positive impact on the appearance of Folkestone Town, which has seen its popularity grown as a new seaside cultural hotspot in recent years. Folkestone Town Heritage Initiative is [...]

By |2018-07-12T09:47:11+00:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joining the Circle Part 2 – New Access to the Viaduct from Beach Street

In one of my previous articles, "Folkestone Harbour Approach Viaduct & Sming Bridge - Joining the Circle" I was talking about how the refurbishment and opening up of this new public space in Folkestone was a positive way to reconnect the former railway station and viaduct to the town. This week I wanted to [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:11+00:00October 10th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Folkestone Triennial – My ‘Double Edge’ Perspective

After our involvement in the 2014 Folkestone Triennial, the team at Martello Building Consultancy were really excited at the opportunity to take on the role of Technical Consultants for the 2017 Folkestone Triennial - 'Double Edge'. Working with the array of world renowned artists and alongside the excellent Triennial Project Managers it's been a varied [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:12+00:00September 14th, 2017|Community, Technical Consultants|0 Comments

Folkestone Triennial 2017 – Wall – Artist Alex Hartley

'Wall' by artist Alex Hartley is one of the exciting new art installations for Folkestone Triennial 2017 - 'Double Edge'. The piece which was commissioned by the Creative Foundation for this year's exhibition is located on the East Cliff of Folkestone - here's the artist's description of the work taken from the Triennial website: "Wall [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:13+00:00August 28th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Custom House Project – Poseidon Rising

At the start of July, Martello Building Consultancy started a project to refurbish one of the iconic buildings that stands on the old Folkestone Harbour site - the surviving section of the old Custom House. The Folkestone Harbour Custom House was built in 1859 to a design by architect James Murray as part [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:14+00:00August 11th, 2017|Project Coordination|0 Comments

Triennial Artwork at The Cube – Artist Sinta Tantra

With the fabulous Folkestone Triennial 2017 starting next month (2nd September - 5th November 2017) it's a busy time at Martello as we work with the Triennnial team and artists to finalise some of the stunning art installations. One of the most striking commissions is sure to be "1947" - Sinta Tantra's dynamic design [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:14+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Completion of Field Lane Project in Surrey

Last week saw the completion of a second project for our client Field Lane at a site in Leigh Road, Surrey. Field Lane is a long established charity that offers care and support services for adults with learning disabilities and for vulnerable families. Martello was appointed back in October 2016 and started work on [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:41+00:00July 27th, 2017|Architecture, CDM, Projects|0 Comments

Martello Makes it’s Mark in the Park…..

This weekend sees the grand opening of a stunning new play area set within landscaped gardens in the heart of Folkestone. The new facility, adjacent to the recently opened Radnor Park Tea Room provides zoned areas with play equipment for a variety of age ranges, new pathways, planting & seating and the fully restored [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:42+00:00July 22nd, 2017|CDM, Community, Project Coordination|0 Comments

REACHING great heights for CHARITY

Martello recently joined brave staff, volunteers and members from ARRCC and Skydived for a very worthy cause. Martello helped raise £1,360 towards ARRCC Folkestone’s building renovation project which took place earlier this year. Martello and Breem Construction removed walls to make the centre more open plan and created a new tea and coffee station [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:29:42+00:00July 17th, 2017|Community|0 Comments