Key details

Project Scope: EHAAT New Hangar Facility
Client: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust
Architect: Hurley Porte & Duell
Contractor: Barnes Construction

Key features

  • Superstructures provided structural and civil engineering design services from inception to completion of the project
  • Two storey building comprising hangar facility, offices and visitor centre
  • We carried out complex assessments of the wind loading performance of the building as a result of the shape, location and downdraft effects from helicopters.
  • The curved section of the roof utilises curved principal beams
  • The large open plan Hangar adopts cellular beams and a 15m long lattice truss to keep the area column free
  • Helipad landing area designed with minimal falls and incorporates trace heating ensuring the area remains clear of frost and snow for increased functionality

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