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Kingston University update 11 – construction of the colonnade underway

Offsite fabricated hybrid solution for the concrete frame Kingston University appointed RIBA award winning Grafton Architects for their new landmark teaching building for their Penrhyn Road campus in Kingston Upon Thames. The six storey building will be the [...]

Kingston University update 11 – construction of the colonnade underway 2018-07-13T15:58:12+00:00

Dakota Hotel 10 – level 4 brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels installed

Level 5 flooring units added and level 6 walls underway More architectural brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels for the Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester have been delivered to site and erected as part of the building façade. PCE Ltd has [...]

Dakota Hotel 10 – level 4 brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels installed 2018-07-13T11:29:34+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 10 – a 21 tonne 10.21m wide precast unit arrives on site

Delivered on a "just in time" basis Clear blue skies over Manchester witnessed the installation of the heaviest internal precast concrete wall unit to date at Dandara’s Chapel Wharf project in Manchester.  PCE Ltd are the specialist design [...]

Chapel Wharf update 10 – a 21 tonne 10.21m wide precast unit arrives on site 2018-07-13T16:35:36+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 8 – 2,900 offsite precast units in 34 weeks

How offsite manufacture keeps onsite construction moving The on site construction of Chapel Wharf, a residential project in Salford, Manchester for developer Dandara, is making considerable and rapid progress. PCE Ltd has been engaged as the specialist design and build [...]

Chapel Wharf update 8 – 2,900 offsite precast units in 34 weeks 2018-07-13T16:34:45+00:00

“Winner of winners” recognition for PCE’s offsite engineered laboratory project

Offsite engineered concrete construction methods successfully address "significant" site challenges PCE Ltd was recently acclaimed as recipients of the Offsite Construction Awards Winner of winners award - beating over 200 other "pioneering projects" and "innovative products", according to a recent report [...]

“Winner of winners” recognition for PCE’s offsite engineered laboratory project 2018-04-30T14:02:07+00:00

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day

Mayor, students and members of the community see benefits of offsite Hybrid construction The Mayor of Kingston borough, Councillor Julie Pickering, paid her second visit to the site of Kingston University's new "flagship education building", just 10 months after [...]

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day 2018-04-05T10:48:39+00:00

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6

6 double tees remaining to complete phase one The last of 315 pre-cast beams that make up the frame element has now been erected at Level 6 of the new Kingston University London Town House in London. 6 double tees remain, [...]

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6 2018-07-13T16:00:25+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 7 – first sandwich panels craned into place

Remaining level 2 units installed PCE Ltd has now added the last remaining level 2 units and is in the process of installing triple and single cores the at new Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester. The first of the [...]

Dakota Hotel update 7 – first sandwich panels craned into place 2018-07-13T11:27:06+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 6 – level 1 walls and Delta Beams installed

Bathroom pods lifted into hotel rooms in Manchester PCE Ltd has now installed and grouted all the level one walls on the new Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester. Bathroom pods are being moved into position now that the level [...]

Dakota Hotel update 6 – level 1 walls and Delta Beams installed 2018-07-13T11:26:29+00:00

Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure

Hybrid construction approach highlighted The cantilever support structure above the main entrance to the new Kingston University London Town House has been completed, with PCE Ltd's Hybrid construction approach enabling an effective solution to what otherwise would have presented a considerable [...]

Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure 2018-07-13T15:56:53+00:00