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Steel Beam Designs

This week has mostly comprised surveys and steel beam designs for residential extensions! Get in touch with your projects.

Site Visit: Rome

A quick weekend trip to Rome to meet up with family taking in some fantastic sites. Now its back to work looking today at at some steel beam design to facilitate a single storey rear extension in Derby followed by a steel staircase design.

First Week in Business

A week on since launching, plenty of interest and well wishes, quotes issued, new projects instructed, possible contract working in the pipeline all on top of working some overtime during my notice period. Thanks for all the support so far! A couple more quotes to put together tonight, and a few phone calls in the…
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Drawing Packages

I’ve spent the last few weeks trialling different versions of CAD drawing packages but ended up coming straight back to AutoCAD! I started playing with AutoCAD back when I was about 15 and none of the other packages I tried felt comfortable or fast enough for my work in detailing structural steelwork, residential extensions or…
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Pumped Floor Screed: Cempump

We are currently building our own two storey extension, I will put together a blog going back to digging out the foundations and share some of the key points along the way, but for today a massive thanks to Cempump. Great advice and a brilliant job today screeding the new kitchen floor using a pumped…
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Calculation Sheets have Arrived!

Just installed Trimble Tekla UK TEDDS software, ready to get to work.

Preparing for business

Bargate Design is working hard behind the scenes getting everything prepared for the launch of business alongside getting our hands dirty building our own two storey residential extension. This blog will keep you up to date with new projects we are working along with a journal of photographs and information from our own extension build.