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Avoca Consulting Engineers

We are an award-winning, modern, dynamic and responsive multi-disciplined engineering consultancy. Delivering building services to the construction industry with an emphasis on collaborative working and sustainable design solutions. Maintaining our established background in both consultancy and contracting, we embrace new technologies which are testament to our excellent reputation for delivering a client-focused quality service.

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  • First Phase Completion of New Academy in Kent
    Durham based consulting engineers firm Avoca Consulting Engineers is celebrating the completion of phase 1 of a £25 million educational scheme in Kent.The Goodwin Academy recently rename from Castle Community College has completed its first phase of development works and opened the doors to its new four-court sports hall.The phased developments will see the project span over two years with an overall completion programmed early 2018.The new Academy, will benefit from a new three-storey school b...
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  • Works Start on Multi-Million Retail Park
    ArdaleLEADING consulting engineers firm Avoca Consulting Engineers is breathing new life into a top retail destination in Eastbourne with its Mechanical and Electrical designs on the transformation of a multi-million pound retail park.The redevelopment and extension of Arndale Centre retail park will consist of around 22 new shops, 7 new restaurants and a 9 screen multiplex cinema between the existing Arndale Centre and the railway stat...
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  • Design Engineering for the Next Generation
    Dyson BuildingDurham consulting engineering firm Avoca Consulting Engineers is delighted to be part of the design team for the new innovative engineering school in London, that will play a key role in training the next generation of design engineers and technology leaders.Dyson Foundation and Imperial College formed a partnership following a £12 million donation by the James Dyson Foundation to open the...
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  • COMPLETION OF NEW TEACHING BLOCK IN EALING
    1b928cb7f30091018500aac33d1e789dDurham based firm Avoca Consulting Engineers is celebrating the completion of a £14m project to create a new state-of-the-art teaching block for a high school in West London.The new three-storey facility at Elthorne Park High School in Ealing which commenced on-site in May 2016 is in the very final stages and will be ready for s...
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  • Celebration Success
    Avoca Consulting Engineers celebrated their 10th Anniversary in style with aDSC 0006ra2 September Soiree at The Boat Club in Durham.  Mark Hooper, managing director was thrilled at the success of the event stating; “This was a great opportunity to celebrate a decade in business and also to thank all of our clients, colleagues, suppliers, staff and friends for their role in our journey. "It has been...
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  • Celebrating A Decade in Business
    Avoca 10 YearsDurham-based Building Services Engineers marks 10 years in the business with a strong commitment to the future.Avoca has achieved the major milestone of 10 years in business while crediting its employees for the company’s continued growth and success. Founded in 2005 Avoca has grown into a nationally recognized and award winning multi-disciplined building services engineer.Maintaining our...
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  • Roman House Opens its Doors to Students
    Leading mechanical and electrical consultants Avoca Consulting Engineers will soon be celebrating the completion of the new purpose built student accommodation on a historical site in Newcastle. The development at Clavering Place, named Roman House has transClavering Montageformed the historic and disused site located adjacent to Newcastle Central Station creating a new residence for o...
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  • The Winner is ...
    Winner IsIt’s that time of year again, when the construction industry celebrate last year’s very best in innovation, design and construction within the region at numerous award ceremonies - all of which are highly regarded and very well sought after. These prestigious awards provide an excellent opportunity to showcase what we, our project partners, clients and competitors have achieved over the last 12 ...
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  • Taking Control of Emails
    emailsAvoca Consulting Engineers has taken a stand over a much-discussed issue in the modern workplace: the encroachment of work emails outside traditional work hours and the need for a greater work/life balance.It is no secret that for millions of employees, work doesn’t end at the bounds of the office or the close of office hours.   As respectful managers, Avoca has addressed this issue with a new ...
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  • Transforming Durham Conservation Area
    Durham 01Work has started on site to build over 200 new beds of student accommodation in Durham according to Durham-based consulting engineers. Located in Durham City Conservation area the new development for specialist property developers Gilltown Ltd, will transform a former prison – Kepier House and redevelop the redundant brownfield site at Kepier Court into carefully considered student accommodation. ...
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  • Low Carbon Consultants
    Avoca Consulting Engineers are accredited by the CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants Register. Members of the CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants Register are recognised as professionals competent to minimize energy use and carbon emissions from buildings both in design and operation. "They are able to go beyond the current legal minima in improving the energy performance of both new and existing buildings." You can read more about LCCs on the CIBSE website here. Read more
  • Main Sponsor for Heel & Toe GNR 2015 Vest
    HT VestMulti-disciplined Building Services Engineers, Avoca Consulting Engineers are keen supporters of local Heel & Toe Children’s Charity - raising money in various ways and are now delighted to be the main sponsor of the charity’s running vest for the 2015 Great North Run. Heel & Toe Charity - a local charity provides therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and other physical disabilities across...
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  • Wing-Walk all the Way
    Wingwalking mark1Committed daredevil, Heel and Toe fundraiser, Mark Hooper; Avoca’s Managing Director has conquered yet another adrenaline racing challenge with a Wing-walk.On 21st June at Breighton Aerodrome in Selby, Mark was tightly strapped onto the top of an authentic vintage Boeing Stearman Biplane and taken on a pulse-pounding series of thrilling aerobatic manoeuvres – all in aid of charity...
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  • Prominent Portobello Trade Park
    Portobello Trade Park-1 Multi-disciplined Building Services Engineers Avoca Consulting Engineers is delighted to see its designs being realised on the £7m Portobello Trade Park scheme next to the A1(M) at Birtley – a project which will transform 6.5 acres of the brownfield site into 15 light industrial units specificall...
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  • New Life to Disused Historic Site
    Clavering View3 redWork on new purpose built student accommodation is gathering pace, according to mechanical and electrical consultants Avoca Consulting Engineers. The development at Clavering Place, will transform the historic and disused site located adjacent to Newcastle Central Station creating a new residence for over 209 students.Avoca Consulting Engineers are employed to prov...
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  • Flagship Care Home on Former Bus Depot
    Beech Tree Care Home 1r Durham-based firm Avoca Consulting Engineers is celebrating becoming part of the design team on a flagship centre in Northumberland. The £10m state-of-the-art facility, soon to be on-site, will include an 88-bed centre for those with brain injuries, dementia, continuing health care needs and EMI (Elderly Mentally Infirm) and nursing needs, all under one roof for Prestw...
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  • Windswept on a Wing Walk
    HealToeAvoca’s managing director Mark Hooper, will once again take to the skies whilst practically walking on air, as he raises funds for local Heel and Toe Children’s Charity. Although originally scheduled to fly on 26 April 2015, Mark has been rescheduled to now take flight on 21st June. The fearless addrenaline junkie will be strapped to the top wing of an authentic vintage Boeing Stearman biplane and taken on a pulse-pounding s...
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  • Wynyard Hall Garden Tranformation
    Wynyard HallWork to create an enchanted multi-million pound attraction on Sir John Hall’s Wynyard Estate is officially underway, according to Engineering firm Avoca Consulting Engineers The unique £4m development is true to Sir John Hall’s vision to create a new Rose Garden and Visitor Centre, housed within the historic walled garden. As an integral part of the design team Avoca Consulting Engineers...
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  • Superior Student Accommodation
    Claremont PlaceMulti-disciplined building services engineers Avoca Consulting Engineers, have commenced work on the £7.5m Student Accommodation in the City Centre close to Newcastle University.Working with Opus Building Services, construction work is well underway on the  development, which involves the conversion of eight 19th Century townhouses on Claremont Place for student property company Zig...
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  • Christmas Wishes from Avoca
    This year, instead of sending lots of Christmas cards, we have made a donation to Heel & Toe Children's Charity. Avoca 2014 Christmas Card Over the last six months we have also supported Heel & Toe Children's Charity with dress-down Friday's and our in-house tuck shop - successfully raising £487.35....
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  • Promoting New Directors
    Avoca press shot 1A multi-disciplined building service business has announced the promotion of two new directors within its team after a rapid period of growth. Fast-growing Durham-based practice, Avoca Consulting Engineers has extended its senior team following a 40 per cent increase in turnover last year. Delivering building services to the construction industry, Avoca has strengthened its busine...
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  • Transforming Amble Harbour
    AmbleWorks have finally commenced on site for a £1.5 million innovative scheme to transform the harbour frontage of Amble on the Northumberland Coast. The development of a new small business village on the harbour-side at Amble comprising of a Seafood Centre and Training Academy form part of the project, along with space for 15 incubator units accommodating small start-up businesses and the creation of a waterside promen...
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  • On-site @ Farnborough Business Park
    facade development V2Works are progressing well on-site for a new £4.2 million commercial development in Surrey located on the new Farnborough Business Park. Built on a disused Royal Aircraft Establishment site, this new business park is set around a central civic square with an airship hangar frame as its centrepiece. This prestigious and impressive business hub, close to the M3 motorway, cons...
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  • A Unique Conversion
    P1040968Avoca Consulting Engineers is celebrating the completion of a unique conversion scheme which has seen St Francis of Assisi Church in Walker transformed into an extra care housing for older people with care and housing needs. Client, St Anthony of Padua Community Association, decided to convert the parish church the church in 2012 and following a year on site it is now home to 16 one bedroom flats, pro...
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  • Running for Heel & Toe Charity
    GNRSpecial congratulations to three members of staff at Avoca who successfully completed the 34th Great North Run for Charity on 7 September 2014.Joining over 57,000 people, Richard Hooper, Liam Farrell and Craig Fergusson took part in the 13.1 mile Tyneside Half Marathon in a bid to raise funds for Heel & Toe Charity  - a local charity which provides therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and other physical disabilities. Avoca ...
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  • LiveWorks Development Goes to the Theatre
    LiveWorksLiveWorks is a £10m scheme by Live Theatre, which purchased the Quayside frontage and land and buildings adjacent to the theatre in February. The theatre was granted planning consent and listed building consent for the development in June.With building work soon to start on the site, Jason Flanagan, of Flanagan Lawrence architects is preparing to give a talk at the Live Theatre at 6 ...
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  • Golf Day at The Ramside Hall Golf Club
    Avoca CE Golf Day 2014 On Friday, 18th July 2014, Avoca Consulting Engineers held their very first Golf Day at The Ramside Hall Golf Club, Durham for clients and fellow professionals. 36 players took part and enjoyed a competitive afternoon of golf in the sunshine. Outstanding performances included that of the winning team captained by Mark Axton...
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  • Junior Stars Ice Hockey Tournament
    Billingham Hockey-Team1Avoca Consulting Engineers, are delighted to be supporting Billingham Ice Hockey Club in partnership with LJJ Ltd and other supporting partners, who are holding 2 junior ice hockey tournaments to be held over 2 weekends in June – the 14th and 15th, and 28th and 29th.This will be the first junior ice hockey tournament to be held at Billingham Forum for many years. This to...
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  • Putting Energy Efficiency into Historic Hotel
    Lord CreweA medieval hotel set in Blanchland, near the Northumberland-Durham border has underlined its green credentials by installing a biomass boiler to cut down its energy bills.The boiler was fitted as part of Calcot Hotels of Gloucestershire £1.5 m transformation of The Lord Crewe Arms, into a luxury hotel with a fine dining restaurant.The new Biomass system is now located into a remote purpose built p...
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  • Purpose-built Manufacturing Facility
    Fraser Hydraulic Power Avoca were delighted to provided mechanical and electrical services together with the design to BREEAM ‘Very Good’ standard on this 28,000 sq ft purpose-built manufacturing facility for Fraser Hydraulic Power (FHP) in Walker. To read more on this project click here.  ...
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  • Tandem Skydive for Charity
    HealToe Daredevil Mark Hooper, managing director of Avoca Consulting Engineers, took to the sky and threw himself out of a plane all in aid of charity.Free falling from 10,000 feet at 120 mph, Mark successfully landed without injury on Sunday, 25 May.With over £750 raised so far, Mark is appealing for support in his fundraising adrenaline rush quest, to raise money for Heal & Toe Children's Charity - a great local charity that he...
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  • New Care Home in Wallsend
    Dorset House 1Planning permission has been granted to develop the site of a former 1980’s care home into a £3.5M flagship state-of-the-art facility, specialising in dementia care. As part of the Design Team for a new build care home, located off Station Road in Wallsend,  Avoca Consulting Engineers are contributing to the enhanced design features and technology to support residents ...
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  • A New Location and a New Look
    New Location 1Relocating to a new office in Bowburn North Industrial Estate, from Belmont in Durham, is just one of the many exciting changes which Avoca Consulting Engineers have undergone in recent months.To mark the company’s transition and relocation, Avoca have also launched a stunning new website incorporating a stylish and modern rebrand, focusing on creating a strong and distinct brand image th...
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  • Design Team Members for LiveWorks
    liveworks courtyardFollowing the announcement of Live Theatre plans to develop LiveWorks, a proposed new £4 million capital development scheme on Newcastle’s Quayside,  Avoca Consulting Engineers are delighted to be appointed as Design Team members to carry out Mechanical and Electrical consultancy services.With a strategic design model the Live Theatre purchased the last remaining prime Qua...
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  • Work Commences at The Ramside Hall
    ramside hotel 1Located on the outskirts of Durham The Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, is currently undergoing a major extension which Avoca Consulting Engineers, are extremely proud to be involved with. The plans will see the 4 star hotel transformed into a 127-bedroom hotel, making it the biggest and leading Spa Resort Hotel in the North of England.With inspiration gathered from far and wide the work...
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  • World Class Engineering Facility
    Newcastle University are leading a national centre for subsea and offshore engineering, as part of a major drive to develop new materials and technologies to  explore the worlds oceans. The Neptune National Centre is due to commence on site in April 2014 and will be the first of its kind in the UK, bringing together industry and academia to create a world-class engineering research facility. B...
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  • New Regional Landmark
    Construction is now well underway on a new multi-million pound factory on the banks of the River Tyne. North-east based Avoca Consulting Engineers, has undertaken the full design of the mechanical and electrical works for the £30 million development to be named Newcaflex for expanding cable maker Duco Ltd. The four-hectare development is the first of its kind within t...
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  • Awarded Employer Of The Year 2013
    Awarded ‘Employer of the Year 2013’ for Training Young Talent award presentation CIBSENorth-east based Avoca Consulting Engineers, is celebrating the news of winning a prestigious award from the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers  (CIBSE), for its commitment to training young Engineers. Triumphant Avoca Co...
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  • Special Education Needs In Hackney
    Avoca Consulting Engineers are proud to be involved with a unique £20 million Special Educational Need School as part of Hackney’s third phase of the BSF project. Construction will commence in March 2013 for Stormont House School as part of a programme to increase the demand and predicted growth in numbers of children and young people with special educational needs. T...
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  • A Boost To North Tyneside
    Avoca Consulting Engineers have been appointed by Hellens Developments to provide full Mechanical and Electrical Design as well as the BREEAM assessment for their £1.8 million project in North Tyneside. West Chirton North Starter Units will be constructed with nearly £920,000 ERDF cash and consist of 17 quality, sustainable starter workshop units, designed for small businesses in the borough totalling approx. 34,000 ft2 over 2.5 acres. The development will be built to BREE...
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