Category: Civil engineering

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We have recently completed a particularly interesting 6-week coast protection project on the Llyn peninsula. The privately owned seawall fronted a sea-side property in Nefyn. A large hole suddenly appeared in front of the property and Datrys arranged the emergency stabilisation work to safeguard the house. Continue reading => Latest Update

Community Hydro Scheme in North West Wales

Datrys has been commissioned to provide the civil engineering design of a local community hydro-electric generating plant.

Hydro Ogwen is a cooperative venture to harness the power of the Ogwen River in Gwynedd.

Datrys is designing the Intake Wier and Powerhouse of the plant, a low drop 100 kW scheme located approximately 0.4 miles south of Bethesda on the Afon Ogwen watercourse. Continue reading => Community Hydro Scheme in North West Wales

Top Award for Caernarfon Care Home

Bryn Seiont Newydd has been named as the best care home in the UK.

Opened last November on the outskirts of Caernarfon, Bryn Seiont Newydd took the top prize in the main category at the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2016.

Datrys was employed by Carroll Builders & Contractors of Ruthin as part of a design and build contract to undertake the full structural and civil engineering aspects of Phase 1 of the care home. Continue reading => Top Award for Caernarfon Care Home

Datrys Recruits 4 New Staff Members

Datrys continues its aim to grow and strengthen its capabilities with the arrival of four new members of staff.

Jonathan Allen is a Graduate Civil Engineer from Swansea University. He will be based in our Caernarfon headquarters and will reinforce the current team of engineers.

Our new technicans are Sandra Pousadas and Levente Incze who completed their engineering degrees in the Instituto Politecnico de Setubal, Portugal and the Technical University Cluj-Napoca, Romania respectively.

Sandra will be based in our Mold office, with Levente in Caernarfon. Continue reading => Datrys Recruits 4 New Staff Members

Major Creamery Project

Datrys has been appointed as Civil and Structural Engineers for a multi-million pound investment plan announced by South Caernarfon Creameries.

The project will extend the cheese production facilities of South Caernarfon Creameries and will entail the conversion of part of the present Cheese Store into a Production Area.

A high care area will be created and meet stringent food safety standards. A 10m high fire wall will also be constructed and Datrys has designed the barrier in such a way as to minimise additional fire protection to the existing structure. Continue reading => Major Creamery Project

Extra Care Unit in Porthmadog

The new £7-£8m Extra Care Unit in Porthmadog – designed by architects Ainsley Gommon of Hawarden, with Datrys as Civil and Structural Engineers – has been submitted for planning approval on behalf of Grwp Cynefin.

As the Porthmadog area is well-known for its difficult ground conditions and susceptibility to flooding, Datrys has prepared a Flood Consequence Assessment for the site and identified the level to which the building must be raised. Continue reading => Extra Care Unit in Porthmadog

Datrys Recruits Two New Engineers

Datrys is pleased to welcome two new members of staff to our team in Caernarfon: George Voulgarelis and Niel Williams.

George is a structural engineer, specialising in such things as care facilities, residential, commercial and industrial projects. Niel is a civil engineer and he specialises in geotechnical investigations, Flood Consequence Assessments, and the design or roads and drainage.

The arrival of these new members of staff will enable Datrys to increase the number and size of the projects we undertake.


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