Inspiring buildings: design and build

Fordingbridge are a specialist design and build contractor offering inspiring, permanent, frame and envelope and turnkey building solutions to all sectors. Fordingbridge offer architects, contractors, specifiers and individuals a unique technical and design approach that spans all aspects of a project from concept to completed build.

Our integrated and flexible approach means that our clients can be sure of outstanding design as well as complete control and practicality in relation to cost, quality, construction and building lifecycle. Our design skills, material specialisms and proven construction methodology create distinctive projects with guaranteed performance.

Our clients are at the forefront of everything we do; we aim to interpret every client’s brief to deliver the best projects we can, no matter what scale or budget.

Integrated expertise

Fordingbridge offers a unique design and build service for architects, contractors, specifiers and individuals alike. Our proven experience, expertise and technical innovation mean that a Fordingbridge project delivers not only outstanding design but also practicality in relation to cost, quality, construction and building lifecycle. An integrated approach of traditionally separate project team expertise and functions brings benefits of efficiency and certainty to your project.

Fordingbridge work in partnership with a leading European glulam timber supplier, enabling us to undertake exciting product development and grow together. As with all our supply chain, our complimentary skill sets and like-minded visions ensure the success of projects of all scales.

Our in-house CE approved steel fabrication capabilities enable control of and efficiency in quality, timescales and continuous R&D.

Your project can be flexibly built up from our services:

  • Architectural concept and technical design
  • Specialist glulam, steel and hybrid structural engineering design
  • Glulam timber and steel manufacturing and supply
  • In-house Project Management and Health and Safety
  • Planning and Building Control application
  • Specialist contractor and construction teams

Service options

Our team have flexibility to act as your complete design and build contractor or engage collaboratively with you design team and external consultants. Equally, we can be involved in your project from initial brief or be appointed at any of the stages below, adding value at every step. Fordingbridge’s service to you is structured into a number of key stages. The content of stages may vary or overlap to suit project specific requirements.

Concept design RIBA Stage 1–2 Identify client’s requirements, formulate project brief and interpret them to form a project proposal.

Developed design RIBA Stage 3 Produce drawings for planning and do outline structural calculations.

Technical design RIBA Stage 4 Produce definitive structural calculations, construction drawings and all pre-construction information.

Construction RIBA Stage 5 Construct project to time and budget and to client’s satisfaction.

To find out more, download our inspiring buildings brochure or contact us.

Get in touch

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Reasons to use Fordingbridge

  • Over 50 years of industry experience
  • Full design and build service
  • Our in-house team will design bespoke solutions for your inspiring building
  • All of our structures are guaranteed for 25 years

“We have found Fordingbridge to be an excellent company to deal with from the planning stages to the construction and finishing. We would not hesitate in recommending them to other businesses and would look forward to using them again in the future. Thank you.”
Andrew Pearson, Radway Bridge Garden Centre

Case studies

Education Centre, Tuesley Farm

Education Centre, Tuesley Farm

Landmark Butterfly House

Landmark Butterfly House

Whipsnade Zoo Visitor Centre

Whipsnade Zoo Visitor Centre

Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee

Fairmead School

Fairmead School

Whipsnade Zoo Butterfly and Crocodile Exhibit

Whipsnade Zoo Butterfly and Crocodile Exhibit

Coolings Green and Pleasant

Coolings Green and Pleasant

Buckland Sure Start Childrens Centre

Buckland Sure Start Childrens Centre

Cecil Road Primary School

Cecil Road Primary School

Grovelands Primary School

Grovelands Primary School

Playlinks Children’s Centre

Playlinks Children’s Centre

Durrington First and Middle School

Durrington First and Middle School

Industry leading guarantees