Wednesday, 22 April 2020

S&C classic collection episode 2

Welcome to episode 2 of the S&C classic collection: today we visit the iconic Chichester Festival Theatre.

Outstanding engineering: taking you on a tour of Skelly & Couch environmental design classics

Skelly & Couch's environmental engineering innovations at Cambridge Central Mosque, in collaboration with Marks Barfield Architects, are the focus of exceptional praise by the judges of the Civic Trust Awards 2020.

Friday, 20 March 2020


Our projects have achieved and been shortlisted for many awards recognising outstanding environmental initiative and advanced business performance. Skelly & Couch was named one of the UK construction industry's Top 50 employers for the third year running in Building Magazine's Good Employer Guide 2017.  NEWS LATEST: At the 2020 Cambridge Design and Construction Awards the Cambridge Central Mosque and the Peter Hall Performing Arts Centre at the Perse School won the Craftsmanship Award. The Cambridge Central Mosque also won the Sustainability and Engineering Award where the Judges praised the building's "careful analysis of daylighting and energy usage in a large internal volume."

Leading building environment and services engineers Skelly & Couch are part of the preferred multidisciplinary team led by Hopkins Architects which has beaten four other contenders to develop Twickenham Riverside. 

Thursday, 27 February 2020


Press highlights of our award-winning projects and other industry news. NEW - The Ethical Property Company's The Green House featured in the AJ's article championing retrofit projects. The article pays special mention and focus on the project's natural ventilation strategy which the managing director of The Ethical Property describes as the…

Award-winning building environmental engineering firm Skelly & Couch has published its latest, eclectic collection of high-quality, sustainable projects.  

The spectacular Cambridge Central Mosque (Marks Barfield Architects) is the cover story feature in the August 2019 edition of CIBSE Journal, the leading international magazine for building services engineers.

The revived Brutalist icon Preston Bus Station by John Puttick Associates has swept the boards in the top architectural critics' reviews of the year. Jonathan Glancey for the BBC's worldwide selection of 'a great year in architecture' said the project, for which Skelly & Couch carried out full environmental design, is 'Throughout ...a meticulous and thoughtful renewal and remodelling'. The Observer's Rowan Moore described the building as one of a number of 'concrete marvels formerly threatened with obliteration'.  

Over the past decade, Skelly & Couch has grown from a practice of two to a thriving, 40-strong limited company with five directors.

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