Sandberg has extensive experience of all elements of the building envelope, and many of our staff are nationally recognised specialists in these fields. Our UKAS accredited laboratory services are extensively used for assessing the performance of facades and facade components. Our services include, but are not limited to:-

Specification and Design

Drafting of specification clauses; critical review of specifications; specialist specification advice (e.g. stone cladding); materials specification; test specification; review of design calculations; review of detail drawings; comment on construction detailing; advice on design; selection of materials; assessment of buildability; interfaces; durability assessment.

Tender Review

Assessment of bids; feasibility checks; supplier assessments; review of buildability.

Supplier Audits

Selection of contractors and suppliers; factory visits; experience audits; quality audits; independent quality checks; quarry assessments; stone supplier assessments.

Construction and Testing

Quality assurance and management; site inspectors witnessing off-site fabrication and site construction; specification for testing; independent witnessing of testing (laboratory and site); provision of UKAS accredited testing services (laboratory and site); certification of testing; physical, mechanical and durability testing; project and system specific designed test programmes; evaluation of relative moisture/thermal movement under cyclic regime; fatigue testing; watertightness; hard and soft body impact; dye testing; fixing tests to evaluate all types of gravity and restraint systems; development and undertaking of approval, design and production control testing of materials.

Maintenance

Asset surveys; planned preventative maintenance; drafting of maintenance manuals; review of maintenance manuals; survey for maintenance; review of repair methodology and remedial programme specification; design, implementation and witnessing of site trials; inspection of maintenance quality.

Inspection and Survey

Inspection of facades, cladding and roofing; condition surveys (historic and modern buildings); rope access (abseiling); condition monitoring; wall tie investigations; tiling systems; powder coatings; thermographic (infra-red) surveys; leak detection; materials sampling and testing; fire, explosion and bomb damage survey; cyclic fatigue assessments.

Failure Investigation

Leakage investigation; mechanical failure; glass and glazing failure; stone failure; fixing failure; corrosion and finishes; seals and sealants; expert witness services.

Conservation

Historic building surveys; investigation and analysis of wrought and cast iron, early steels, mortars, concretes, renders, screeds and natural stone; stone replacement and matching; cleaning techniques; restoration techniques.

Richard Harris

For further information contact: Richard Harris, Partner
Direct Tel: 020 7565 7066
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Tony Willmott

Alternative contact: Tony Willmott, Partner
Direct Tel: 020 7565 7053
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Quality of Service
People
Neil Sandberg
Steve Pringle
Simon Clarke
David Ellis
Philip Tate
Tony Willmott
Richard Rogerson
Mike Eden
Julian French
Chris Morgan
Gavin Mayers
Gregory Moor
Richard Harris
Jayne Fagan
Rom Gostomski
Bob Easthope
Ian Hudson
Julie Dell
Simon Morris
Marion Ingle
Mariachiara Faliva
Doug Hunt
Panos Sotiropoulos
Roger Lucas
Tony Pitman
Daniel Kinnersley
Michael Gould
Jim Carmichael
Andy Kitson
Yohann Guellil
Alexander Hollyman
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Vacancies
Building Inspector
Structural Engineer
Materials
Laboratories
Building Stone
Building Stone
CE Marking Stone
Stone Tests
UKAS Stone Tests
Chemistry
Cement Testing
Chemical Testing
Chloride Testing
Efflorescence
Hardened Concrete Analysis
Infrared Spectroscopy
Lead in Paint
Mortar Testing
Rock Salt Testing
Screed Analysis
Water Testing
Construction Materials
Agglomerated stone
Aggregate Testing
Bricks, Blocks, Flags & Pavers
Concrete Testing
Fresh Concrete Testing
Hardened Concrete Testing
Masonry
Screed Testing
Terrazzo
Geomaterials
Concrete Petrography
Mundic Concrete
SEM and X-ray
Sulphate Attack
Metallurgy
Laboratory Services
Bolt Testing
Metallographic Analysis
Metals and Welding
On-site Material Identification
Scaffold Testing
Tensile Testing
UKAS Testing
Investigation & Inspection
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Ground Radar
GPR Principles
Building Investigation
Chimney Flue Location
Concrete Imaging
Concrete Slab Surveys
Ferroscan or GPR
Inspection
Abseil Inspection
Bedding Mortar
Bridge Inspection
Building Inspection
Cladding Inspection
Concrete Floors
Ferroscan Surveys
Fire Damaged Concrete
GFRC Inspection
HAC Concrete
NDT Weld Inspection
Paint Inspection
Precast Concrete Inspection
Woodwool
Leak Detection
Leak and Defect Location
Waterproof Membranes
Load Testing
Buildings
Balcony and Barrier Testing
Bridge Structures
Car Park Barriers
Crowd Barriers
Cladding Systems
Foundations
Glass Panels
Specialist Testing
EM Surveys
Datalogging
Slip Resistance
Thermography
Steelwork/Metallurgy
Steelwork Services
Site Sampling
Safe Working Loads
Steelwork Fire Damage
Consultancy
Building Envelope
Building Regulations
Condensation
Facades & Roofing
Our Track Record
Thermal Performance
Thermal Training
Thermography
U-Values and Bridging
Concrete
Alkali Aggregate Reactivity
Concrete Consultancy
Concrete Durability
Concrete Strength Assessment
Conservation
Ancient and Modern
Heritage
Historic Mortars
Expert Services
Expert Witness
Independent Advice
Geology/Geomaterials
Geomaterials Services
Coastal Engineering
Polymers
Polymer Consultancy
Odour Analysis
Polymers in Construction
Polymer Failure
Polymer Identification
Polymer Microscopy
Quality Assurance
Contract Administration
Materials and Workmanship
Specialist Services
Damage Assessment
Demolition and Refurbishment
Glass and Glazing
Steelwork
CE Marking
ISO 3834 Services
Metallurgical Failure
Steelwork Consultancy
Stone Consultancy
Building Stone (new projects)
Building Stone (existing structures)
Building Stone (suitability)
Sandberg Consultants