This project won Refurbishment and Renovation of the Year at the Insider Property Awards Yorkshire 2023.
17Nineteen won multiple awards at the 2023 RIBA North East Awards. They are RIBA North East Award 2023, RIBA North East Building of the Year 2023 and RIBA North East Conservation Award 2023.
Common Ground in Sacred Spaces – St Nicholas’ Cathedral
This project won a RIBA North East Award 2023.
This project won the Highly Commended award at the Civic Trust Awards 2022.
Neville Hall is a Grade II listed building in the centre of Newcastle which is the headquarters of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers.
Newcastle University - Frederick Douglas Centre
Newcastle University – Frederick Douglas Centre won the Constructing Excellence North East Award 2020 for the Value Category and the Constructing Excellence North East Highly Commended Award 2020 for Integration and Collaborative Working.
This project won the UK Heritage Awards 2020.
This included the remodelling of the existing exhibition spaces to remove a mezzanine level in order to enable the recreation of a life size fort gateway.
The previous shop and café areas became an education space, whilst the former education space was refurbished to provide a new café and associated catering facilities.
The Greenwood Estate
The Greenwood Estate won the Construction News Project of the Year Award (under £20m) 2019. See link for the news article:
Durham Cathedral Open Treasure
Durham Cathedral Open Treasure wins at the Durham Environment Awards – Built Environment Award, Craftsmanship Award and Outstanding Award 2018.
TGA designed environmental control systems that make best use of the inherent qualities of the buildings in order to control temperature and humidity for the benefit of visitors, artefacts and the building itself whilst using as little energy as possible and minimising the impact on the building fabric.
Durham Cathedral Open Treasure
Durham Cathedral Open Treasure
Wins a whole host of awards including:
RIBA North East Conservation Award 2018, RIBA North East Building of the Year 2018, RIBA National Award 2018 and the Civic Trust Award 2019.
TGA Consulting Engineers LLP were employed by the Dean and Chapter of Durham Cathedral to work as part of a team led by Purcell Architects on major projects to redevelop their exhibition spaces.
Phase 1a of Open Treasure was carried out to relocate the Cathedral Shop out of it’s former location in the Great Kitchen. Phase 1b of Open Treasure has created a series of major gallery / exhibition spaces which will be used for the display and interpretation of the collection of treasures held by the Cathedral as well as for the display of visiting exhibitions.
Works also include the development of a new energy centre and a new substation to serve the whole Cathedral precinct all located within the mediaeval buildings of Durham Cathedral in its’ World Heritage site.
In order to achieve all of this TGA carried out extensive modelling of the environments in various spaces and explored means by which such design criteria could be achieved with the minimum impact on the historic fabric and the aesthetic qualities of the buildings.
Durham Cathedral Open Treasure also won the Civic Trust Award 2019.
The Bourne Estate won numerous awards including:
Overall Winner and the NHS 70 Winner of the Housing Design Awards 2018, New London Awards 2018 and the RIBA London Awards 2018.
The project was also Commended in the Royal Town Planning Institute ‘Excellence in Planning to Deliver Homes – large schemes category’.
TGA had undertaken detailed options and studies to assess the most efficient means of energy generation with central plant being considered. The adaption and extension of some existing district heating schemes was also considered to maximise the application of combined heat and power technology and to reduce the carbon emissions from both new and existing stock.
Hitachi Rail Europe
Wins North East Project of the Year and Regeneration at the 2018 RICS Awards.
TGA Consulting Engineers were commissioned by Merchant Place Developments to design the mechanical and electrical engineering services for this £75m project, including the £32m new assembly building.
This has involved significant liaison between TGA, Hitachi Rail Europe and specialist suppliers of equipment which will be installed and operated within the factory building.
TGA have also been responsible for the development of the services infrastructure both to the Hitachi Rail site (including power supplies for the building and for the test track, the latter at 132kV) and the wider Merchant Park site.
Premier Inn Newcastle Co-op
Winner of the Constructing Excellence Regeneration award 2017.
This project was also shortlisted for Building Conservation RICS Awards 2016, Shortlisted for Commercial RICS Awards 2016, Shortlisted for Tourism & Leisure RICS Awards 2016.
TGA were engaged by Interserve Developments and Construction to act as M&E Consulting Engineers for the £17m renovation and conversion of the former Co-operative Department Store and Headquarters on Newgate Street in Newcastle. The development included converting the existing building into a new Premier Inn Hotel along with a series of restaurant and shop units at ground floor including Turtle Bay and Cabana.
A gymnasium was also provided at basement level. The design and construction teams were challenged by Premier Inn to meet current Building Regulation standards with respect to carbon emissions. This was achieved through careful design and selection of equipment alongside the supply chain.
This project was also Shortlisted for Building Conservation RICS Awards 2016, Shortlisted for Commercial RICS Awards 2016 and Shortlisted for Tourism & Leisure RICS Awards 2016.
Redcar Community Heart
This project won the Regeneration Award at the RICS Awards 2015.
Redcar Heart is a £28m development which incorporates a series of facilities including:
A leisure centre, the Business / Community / Enterprise Centre, parking at basement level and the Energy Centre serving the buildings.
This project won the Tourism and Leisure award at the RICS Awards 2015.
TGA Consulting Engineers LLP were engaged as conservation building services engineers part of a team led by Purcell Architects on the £2M HLF funded refurbishment of the former monastic buildings at Hexham Abbey.
Castle Keep and Black Gate Refurbishment
The Castle Keep and Black Gate Refurbishment was Highly Commended for Building Conservation at the RICS Awards 2015.
Tronic Subsea Excellence
This project won the Kohler, International Property Awards 2010 for the Best international industrial development.