Shepperton Studios, Surrey, UK

Expansion of the existing Shepperton Studios site, including construction of new stages, workshops, offices, backlots, and other ancillary uses.

Shepperton Studios is a major British film studio with an unrivalled range of production facilities, services, and skills available on a single site, earning their place on the global stage. Shepperton Studios Ltd are looking to expand their offering by constructing 14 new state-of-the-art sound stages and 3 standalone workshops, as well as combined office and workshop production buildings. Faulkner Brown are the Lead Designer on the project, and Civic Engineers, our client, are responsible for providing the civil and structural engineering design for the expansion.

Image Credits: Civic Engineers

Plan A’s Key Responsibilities

  • Our primary role was to take leadership of coordinating the different workstreams within the Civic project teams and be the consistent point of contact for the wider design and client teams, across the different building typologies on the site.
  • We produced an overall design stage programme and plotted out the information exchanges for Civic, as well as putting in place an IRS schedule with fixed dates for detailed information, which has been key.
  • Monthly progress reporting and fortnightly dashboard reporting.
  • Collated progress updates from the various workstreams and presented a comprehensive overview to the Client and Project Managers, Gardiner & Theobald.
  • Project: Shepperton Studios, Surrey, UK

  • Sector: Culture

  • Architect: Faulkner Brown Architects

  • Client: Pinewood Group

  • Structural Engineering: Civic Engineers

  • Mechanical Engineering : Cundall

  • Size: 94,475 sqm

  • Plan A Appointed: RIBA Stage 3 - 4b

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