“Broom Haven” Boathouse…

#ODA #structuraldepartment have been commissioned by a private client to produce a design and construction drawings for a timber framed boathouse extension on the Norfolk Broads.

The project is an extension to an existing structure to provide workshop and storage facilities.

Due to the sensitive location, all the works had to blend in with the environment and also utilise local materials wherever possible.

The new structure faithfully reproduces the original building comprising of a full timber framed structure founded on steel tube piles and steel section ring beam.

It will be fully timber clad with the new area being fully insulated to provide a comfortable environment for the owner to work and maintain his boat throughout the whole year.

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