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2 Years of Bargate Design / Self Employment!

Monday marks two years of working for myself under Bargate Design Ltd! In the last year I moved to a 3.5 / 4 day week, mostly having Tuesday off with my son and a cheeky early finish on a Friday afternoon collecting him from the childminders. With working the 4 day week I’ve referred multiple…
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April Update!

April marks 1 year and 7 months since starting Bargate Design! We were just shy of hitting our 300th project! This month we worked primarily on domestic projects with plenty of steel beam designs for internal wall removals, several single and two storey extension projects, an extensive site visit and survey of a hotel in…
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Eurocode Training

Great day sharpening the pencil in London yesterday with the Steel Construction Institute!

Happy Anniversary!

So it’s been 1 year of Bargate Design! Since starting I’ve been instructed on 193 projects ranging from single beams for residential homes up to connection designs for massive steel structures and everything in between. I’ve won 50% of the fees I’ve quoted for, worked with 38 Architectural Practices, 5 Steel Fabricators and countless Contractors…
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New Software and Tech Upgrades

It’s been a while since our last update but rest assured we have been busy working with a range of clients, architects and builders on all manner of projects. These have included the usual single steel beam designs and calculations for steel and timber elements to residential extensions. Most recently we have been undertaking more…
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February Review

It’s been a while since our last post but with been cracking on helping plenty of homeowners over February with structural design work. We’ve worked on projects as close to home as Belper and Holbrook and as far down south as Essex. This has included, 9 Residential Extensions 5 Loose Beam Designs 3 Garage Conversions…
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Kitchen Extension: One Year On

The two photos below are roughly a year apart of my own 2 storey kitchen extension. Although not the quickest of builds by any means it has been one of the most rewarding. Getting out from behind the laptop at weekends and physically digging, casting concrete, laying blocks and installing steels, floors and roof have…
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Happy New Year!

Finally getting around to posting an update after our break over Christmas and New Year, so Happy New Year to all! It’s been a busy start to the year which has included, a few structural surveys of residential properties with subsequent recommendations for repairs and design calculations for alterations and extensions. We have also undertaken…
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Wrapping up for Christmas

Here at Bargate Design we are finishing one more project and then wrapping up for the Christmas break. Email will be checked over the holidays so if you have any projects planned for the New Year or need some structural help and advice please drop us a message to dean@bargatedesign.co.uk Thanks again for the support…
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