Safe harbour – the Chatham Historic Dockyard restoration

For 200 years the historic HMS Namur lay forgotten under a wheelwrights’ shop at The Chatham Historic Dockyard. Now it’s the star of an exhibition on the age of sail in a Grade I restoration. Alex Smith reports

Out of reach – South Bank Tower retrofit

A vibrant mixed-use tower has emerged from a dreary 1970s London office block after engineers worked out how to accommodate a multitude of building services into its concrete structure. Andy Pearson reports

High-flying eagle – the value of a detailed EPC assessment​ ​at Eagle Tower

The owner of Eagle Tower in Cheltenham was braced for an expensive retrofit to meet new standards, but a dynamic model of the iconic building revealed a better performance than expected. Matthew Edis, of Sustainable Construction Services, explains the value of a detailed Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) assessment