Project Description

Underfall Yard, Bristol

KB2 were appointed to help conserve the buildings of Underfall Yard, Bristol, a Victorian work yard and Scheduled Ancient Monument by establishing the structural alterations and repairs required. Working with the Conservation Consultant, KB2 specified repairs to masonry, timber and concrete elements.

The project was awarded £3m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and its aim is to preserve its historic assets and unique character through sustainable commercial, leisure, tourism and educational developments that reflect the longstanding maritime history of the area.

Architect: Alec French Architects

Conservation Architect: Philip Hughes Associates

Contractor: John Perkins Construction

Owing to its significant contribution to the preservation and enhancement of such an important part of Bristol’s rich heritage this project was awarded the Bristol Civic Society Design Award 2017.