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structural steel brick lintelsThe Library is an impressive timber and brick clad facade around a precast concrete frame. Bulmer Brick Cutting were asked to design and supply the massive 12m hidden steel lintels to the large glass entrance and windows.

 Completed in 2008, the design brief specified no sight of any apparent structural support, and no shelf support was to be allowed further up the elevations. The full load of the single skin outer leaf and planter supports was to be carried by the structural steel across openings up to 12 metres. In addition metre boxes and display features were designed with areas of brickwork apparently hanging in space with  no support.

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The Old Workshop, London

The office and home, with its ‘hidden’ door built into the brickwork of an existing wall won the 2012 AJ Small Projects Awards and was described by the judges as ‘delightful’.

Tate 2 Extension

A new development project to the south of the existing building will transform Tate Modern.

This 11 storey pyramidal stack is surprisingly a glass clad building with a brick façade supported on a metal exoskeleton 200mm from the glass cladding.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

The hospital was completed in 1890 and remained as a hospital until 2000.

After lying derelict, it was repaired and refurbished for its current use as part of the Unison Centre.

Bekynton Field, Eton College

Bekynton Field is the largest new development at Eton College since it was founded.

The £19 million development includes 40 new classrooms for modern languages, economics and politics, as well as a lecture theatre and exhibition space.

It features conservation-grade brickwork as well as stonework features and more than 80 brick arches.

Bromley Road, London

Bromley Road is a residential block for which Bulmer produced 36 brick clad hanging soffit hidden stainless steel lintels to balconies and openings, several thousand plain cuts, pistol stretchers and cut & bonded external angles.

Lee Marley Brickwork received the Specialist Brickwork Contractor of the Year in the 2014 Brick Awards for projects including Bromley Road and Bekynton Field.

Kew Gardens Library and Herbarium

structural steel brick lintelsThe Library is an impressive timber and brick clad facade around a precast concrete frame. Bulmer Brick Cutting were asked to design and supply the massive 12m hidden steel lintels to the large glass entrance and windows.