The Diamond Building
The Diamond building at the University of Sheffield Engineering faculty, has been an £81m development and is the University's largest-ever investment in teaching and learning. It will play a huge part in positioning Sheffield as the destination of choice for our future engineers, with the University working closely alongside industry to support the development of the skills and innovation which are so essential to our economic success.
RMJM / Twelve architects, London
Leicester College of Motor Vehicle Engineering
The project is construction of a new teaching facility for Motor Vehicle Engineering for Leicester College. The construction is steel frame with insulated roof and walls cladding. Challenges are building on fill ground with mains sewers crossing the site.
Moss Architecture Interiors Ltd
Wind Tunnel, University of Southampton
Wind Tunnel – University of Southampton
Designed by Studio Four Architects Ltd – The R.J.Mitchell wind tunnel is the largest wind tunnel in the UK University sector, built from timber and dating back to the 1920’s, originally donated to the University from Farnborough. The facility is used by many outside organisations and ventures as well as the students including America’s Cup yachts, British Olympic athletes, Cycling and Formula 1 customers.
The 2 storey extension to the facility provides a new entrance, viewing gallery onto the running bed and better welfare facilities. The project was completed at the end of 2013, and opened by Chris Boardman MBE
University of Kent
Assent Building Control is working with the University of Kent by helping to develop Student accommodation comprising 780 rooms in townhouses and cluster flats (over 10 buildings), and a 2 storey hub building (Turing College).
This has provided world class facilities for the University
Sheffield City College
Assent Building Control worked with Jefferson Sheard Architects to deliver the new campus for Sheffield City College.
The Sheffield City College is a £45 million project based in the centre of Sheffield. When the construction programme ended in Summer 2010, the landmark building consolidated the existing facilities, formerly the Castle College, which were spread between two buildings into one purpose built facility.
Aquinas College, Stockport
Assent Building Control worked with Broadway Malyan on the major redevelopment of Stockport Aquinas College.
From the outset Assent worked with Broadway Malyan's design philosophy revolving around the principle that good quality buildings are delivered through a process rather than a stylistic approach.
Sheffield City College Campus
Assent Building Control worked Jefferson Sheard Architects to deliver the new campus for Sheffield City College.
University of Manchester
Assent Building Control is working with the University of Manchester and Sheppard Robson Architects to development of the University’s iconic £30 million ‘Learning Commons’ .
The building which aims to provide a world-class 21st century learning environment for students at the University, replaces the former Refectory and Moberly Tower buildings which are flanked by Oxford Road, Lime Grove and Burlington Street.