University of Northampton, Locomotive Shed

Restoration and conversion of an 1873 railway building into a new campus centre building and social hub for the University of Northampton. Our design proposals include retention but also a modern truss design to replace fire damaged originals. Smith and Wallwork produced a number of design options for the sensitive replacement of damaged trusses which were presented to the local conservation officer and English Heritage. Our work formed a significant element of the listed building consent application which was approved in early 2014. Work started on site in June 2016 and completed in 2018.