Environment Agency Cable Diversion Project head houses, Ipswich

Reference designs for the two new head houses which were located either side of the lock, serving Ipswich Marina

STATUS
Completed
  • Multi-disiplinary design team with CH2M Hill and Halcrow
  • Reference designs for the two new head houses for the Environmental Agencies Cable Diversion Project located either side of the lock, serving Ipswich Marina
  • Development of the approved reference designs through to tender
  • Seen as a pair when entering or leaving the lock whilst also retaining an element of individuality
  • The head houses are sleek brick envelopes with an element of patterned brickwork to the lock facades
  • External materials are light brown Flemish brickwork and grey metal doors and louvres which provide a durable, secure and low maintenance solution whilst also responding to the context of the site which has a mixture of brick and industrial buildings
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