Day one on site as first columns go up
Construction of a new hotel at the Old Trafford Cricket ground has begun, with an impressive start – 12 precast column have been installed on the first day.
The columns have all been erected without the need to prop.
PCE Ltd have been appointed by Galliford Try Construction to design and build a structural hybrid frame for a seven storey hotel for Hilton Garden Inns at the Emirates Old Trafford ground in Manchester, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club.
The hotel will have two structural precast cores which are the first to be designed and detailed by PCE and manufactured from a new adjustable core mould that PCE have invested in as part of the expansion of the companies offering in providing precast structural cores to the wider construction market.