CEF Durham updates

PCE Ltd were onsite at the electrical wholesaler’s new Data, IT and Marketing centre in Durham, providing a Hybrid structural solution to meet the demands of the design brief developed by Newcastle based FaulknerBrowns Architects to develop a “technologically cutting edge building”.

  • An innovative 2 storey offsite engineered Hybrid concrete structure constructed in Durham
  • PCEs HybriDfMA construction method at CEF in Durham
  • FaulknerBrowns chose structural concrete as the principal construction material including for the roof structure
  • The PCE GT Flooring Solution was utilised at the CEF building in Durham

How the “kit of parts” offsite engineering approach provides structural solutions for smaller buildings

April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on How the “kit of parts” offsite engineering approach provides structural solutions for smaller buildings

Advantages of HybriDfMA construction for smaller sized buildings is beyond doubt A recent article in Concrete Magazine featured an innovative two storey off-site engineered hybrid concrete structure constructed in Durham provides a new data, IT and marketing [...]

  • The lift and stair cores are constructed with PCE’s Prefastcore system
  • GT Flooring Unit have enhanced thermal resistivity
  • Over 290 precast concrete and steel beam components
  • GT Floor Unit design includes embedded pipework in the soffit
  • PCEs GT floor units are used in long span multi-storey car park construction

CEF Durham update 3 – GT flooring units provide structural frame solution

February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on CEF Durham update 3 – GT flooring units provide structural frame solution

Programme savings and reduced floor thicknesses result The lift and stair cores are of CEF's new data, IT and marketing centre in Durham are being constructed with PCE Ltd’s Prefastcore system, which provides a safe, fast and dimensionally [...]

  • The Delta Beam acts compositely
  • PCE Peri handrail system
  • CEF Durham update – advanced precast hybrid project
  • Construction site safety commitment demonstrated by PCE
  • Delta Beam with the PCE Peri handrail system

CEF Durham update 2 – construction site safety commitment demonstrated

December 6th, 2016|Comments Off on CEF Durham update 2 – construction site safety commitment demonstrated

"No need to improvise" with site safety considerations Construction of CEF's new data, IT and marketing centre in Durham is well underway - with PCE Ltd's constant commitment to site safety once again being to the fore. [...]

  • CEF Durham update - advanced precast hybrid project underway
  • Main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine won the tender
  • Offsite manufactured components delivered just in time
  • Main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine won the tender

CEF Durham update – advanced precast hybrid project underway

December 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on CEF Durham update – advanced precast hybrid project underway

Offsite manufactured components delivered "just in time" Construction of electrical wholesaler CEF's new data, IT and marketing centre in Durham, UK has begun. The PCE Ltd Hybrid structural solution will meet the demands of the design brief [...]

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