B&K Hybrid Solutions

The curving roof beams at Skelton Lake Services. Images courtesy of B&K Structures.
B&K Structures: 50 years of timber and steel innovation
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B&K Structures are one of the UK’s leading sustainable frame contractors, specialising in the design and delivery of engineered timber and timber-steel hybrids. 2024 marks their 50th anniversary, having begun their journey in 1974 specialising in steel fabrication before adding engineered timber to their portfolio in 2007. Since then, the...
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CGI image of rooftop extension of Arding & Hobbs building, showing interior of upper floors
Timber brings rooftop extension to iconic former department store
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TDUK member Stora Enso supplied the prefabricated Sylva™ CLT building kit for the rooftop extension at Arding & Hobbs – a former department store that's a much-loved South London landmark. A CGI of the interior, with CLT clearly visible at ceiling level. It's a great example of how timber, by...
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Newson's Yard interior: a shopping arcade with timber clad ceiling and walls, and brick columns
Former timber yard totally transformed… by timber
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Newson’s Yard is a new hub for top-end retail and restaurants. It is a refurbished and reimagined former timber yard, nestled in London's Pimlico Road Design District. The site was developed by Grosvenor, with Stiff + Trevillion as architect and Heyne Tillett Steel as structural engineer. Timber then, timber now...
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old factory
A new life for an old factory
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How a lightweight timber frame and engineering know-how turned the Gramophone Works into the building it was always meant to be. In its long and varied history, it has been the headquarters of Sanderson Fabrics and British independent record label Saga Records. Today, The Gramophone Works is a landmark commercial...
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