Chapel Wharf, Manchester

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Chapel Wharf updates

PCE Ltd are in residence at Dandara’s Chapel Wharf project in Manchester. The 4.2 acre site adjacent to the Lowry Hotel and between the River Irwell and Chapel Street in Salford, Manchester is currently being built by Main Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine.

  • 995 Build to Rent apartment scheme being built by Sir Robert McAlpine
  • PCEs Offsite Engineered predominately precast concrete crosswall structural approach
  • All the blocks are being constructed full height including the Offsite pre-glazed external architectural envelope
  • PCE's pre-glazed external architectural envelope in Manchester

Chapel Wharf update 14 – first two towers structurally topped out

October 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 14 – first two towers structurally topped out

The precast concrete crosswall structural approach The first two apartment blocks have been structurally completed within the agreed construction programme as a result of PCE’s Offsite Engineered predominately precast concrete crosswall structural approach used on [...]

  • PCE Ltd are building at Dandara's Chapel Wharf project in Manchester
  • PCEs method of Offsite manufacture requires a reduced on-site workforce
  • PCEs collaborative approach will result in the four precast concrete structures

Chapel Wharf update 13 – the top 5 offsite construction advantages

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Crosswall construction with precast concrete Construction work by PCE Ltd is progressing at an impressive pace on the site of developer Dandara's nine hundred and ninety five build-to-rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf in Salford. [...]

  • On site construction progress of the Chapel Wharf Salford, Manchester
  • PCE Ltd is the specialist Design and Build Contractor
  • Block D external sandwich unit being erected
  • Block C erecting external sandwich units to level 5
  • Blocks A and B will be complete in 2 more levels
  • External architectural precast concrete cladding panels

Chapel Wharf update 12 – external sandwich panels and pre-stressed floor units

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Lower roof levels on two blocks now complete PCE Ltd has been employed as the specialist design and build contractor for the four tower blocks of the Chapel Wharf residential project, which is located in [...]

  • Precast concrete offsite engineered component at Chapel Wharf in Manchester
  • PCE Ltd is the specialist design and build contractor for the four tower blocks
  • PCE is constructing level 12 at Block A in Manchester
  • After 37 weeks on site PCE had erected over 3400 units
  • The high standards of construction being achieved by PCE are evident
  • Offsite construction methods at Chapel Wharf in Salford

Chapel Wharf update 11 – 3,400 offsite engineered precast units in 37 weeks

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33% of the precast concrete units installed for residential construction project PCE’s offsite Hybrid engineered approach to construction (HybriDfma) requires a reduced on-site workforce, provides enhanced Health and Safety, and ensures speed of construction and a [...]

  • Precast unit concrete 10.21m in length
  • A 21 tonne precast concrete units being craned into position
  • On site construction progress of the Chapel Wharf Manchester residential project
  • PCE Ltd specialist Design and Build Contractor appointed by Sir Robert McAlpine
  • PCE installing offsite engineered precast concrete units

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

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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 [...]

  • A total of only 38 PCE employees are required on site
  • The highly trained staff include 2 Graduate Engineers from Nottingham Trent University

Chapel Wharf update 9 – how all this can be achieved with only 38 on site staff

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The benefits of leaving behind the "traditional" construction approach A total of only thirty eight employees from PCE Ltd, comprising of highly skilled site operatives and technical and site management, are located on site currently [...]

  • After 34 weeks on site PCE had erected over 2,900 units
  • High standards of construction being achieved by PCE
  • On site construction progress of Chapel Wharf Salford
  • Four tower blocks up to 23 storeys tall being built by PCE

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

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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 [...]

  • PCEs Chapel Wharf Team that has won the monthly Health & Safety Award

Chapel Wharf update 7 – PCE team scoops monthly safety award

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Top of the safety league at Manchester construction project PCE Ltd's Team has won the monthly Chapel Wharf  project Health & Safety Award for April 2018 - being the top of the league table with 61 [...]

  • PCEs method of Offsite manufacture requires a reduced on site workforce
  • PCE Ltd in residence at Dandaras Chapel Wharf project in Manchester
  • Offsite construction produces the benefit of a reduction in the schemes carbon footprint
  • PCE Ltd worked with Sir Robert McAlpine during the tender period to develop an Offsite design and build solution
  • Offsite manufacture ensures speed of construction and a high quality build
  • Each block will be built in crosswall construction with precast concrete being used

Chapel Wharf update 6 – offsite design and build

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Collaborative approach with Sir Robert McAlpine PCE Ltd's collaborative approach with Main Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine will result in the four precast concrete structures, costing approximately £24 million, being erected on site over a 22 month programme. Dandara's [...]

  • PCEs method of Offsite manufacture requires a reduced on-site workforce
  • The scheme has been designed by Architect Axis Mason and WSP are the client’s consulting engineers
  • PCEs method of Offsite manufacture requires a reduced on-site workforce
  • Developer Dandara's 995 Build to Rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf

Chapel Wharf update 5 – crosswall construction with precast concrete

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Offsite manufacturing benefits evident in Manchester PCE Ltd's work is continuing apace at Dandara's build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf in Salford, Manchester, where the benefits of offsite manufacture are becoming evermore apparent. The [...]

  • PCE constructing four precast concrete structures
  • PCEs Offsite design and build solution for the four high rise apartment blocks
  • Developer Dandara's 995 Build to Rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf
  • The scheme has been designed by Architect Axis Mason and WSP are the clients consulting engineers
  • Precast concrete is being used for the crosswalls, cores, balconies, solid floor slabs, stairs and landings

Chapel Wharf update 4 – level 7 construction underway

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New levels on blocks A and B PCE Ltd are now underway with the construction of level 7 of Block A and level 6 of Block B at Dandara's build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel [...]

  • Offsite construction improves project quality
  • Offsite construction improves project quality
  • PCEs offsite manufacturing benefits
  • Greater speed of construction with offsite methods
  • Offsite construction by PCE results in reduced onsite workforce
  • Improved Health and Safety results from offsite construction

Chapel Wharf update 3 – offsite precast manufacturing benefits

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Significant carbon footprint reduction resulting Developer Dandara's 995 build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf, a 4.2 acre site adjacent to the Lowry Hotel and between the River Irwell and Chapel Street in Salford, [...]

  • Precast concrete construction in Manchester
  • Crosswall construction for Manchester project by PCE Ltd
  • The Chapel Wharf development will consist of four high rise apartment blocks
  • Precast concrete unit being lowered into position
  • Offsite focussed development will feature precast structures by PCE Ltd

Chapel Wharf update 2 – precast concrete panels arrive onsite

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Crosswall construction for Manchester project The Chapel Wharf development will consist of four high rise apartment blocks that comprise the development, ranging from 13 to 23 storeys in height. The scheme has been designed by Architect [...]

  • Build to Rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf
  • PCE are to begin work at Chapel Wharf in Manchester
  • PCE will be erecting 4 precast concrete structures
  • PCEs 22 month construction programme begins in Manchester

Chapel Wharf project underway in Manchester

September 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf project underway in Manchester

Offsite focussed development will feature precast structures Developer Dandara's 995 Build to Rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf, a 4.2 acre site adjacent to the Lowry Hotel and between the River Irwell and Chapel Street [...]

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