Durham University - Refurbishment of Trevelyan College

The contract works were carried out on site over the summer of 2010 to a demanding programme which required that the buildings be available for re-occupation after the summer vacation period.

Under a separate commission we carried out studies into the possible use of CHP on the site.

TGA fulfilled the role of Contract Administrator working with a wider design team appointed by Durham University, largely because the majority of the project works were directly associated with the refurbishment of the mechanical and electrical services systems.

The £1m project was completed within the project budget and within the programme constraints. TGA were able to provide a frequent site presence due to the close proximity of the college to our Durham office. This was particularly valuable when voids were first opened up by the contractor, an event which often requires that design proposals be “fine tuned” on refurbishment projects.

TGA were subsequently commissioned to refurbish the Doric suite providing new Performing Arts Facilities and the college kitchens as part of a £500,000 refurbishment, pictured below.