Chapel Wharf construction project by PCE

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.

  • PCEs 995-apartment high rise residential development known as Chapel Wharf
  • Chapel Wharf was completed using PCE’s hybriDfMA HyTower system
  • PCE’s hybriDfMA Living system was used throughout the concept stage
  • The architectural design was developed around a standard PCE kit of parts
  • PCEs systemised approach to delivery also permitted the smart integration of other aspects of the building solution
  • The fit-out programme was able to commence just two levels below PCEs frame construction

PCE’s hybriDfMA Living System project completed

December 15th, 2020|Comments Off on PCE’s hybriDfMA Living System project completed

The benefits an Offsite system brings to an inner city construction project Construction of the 995 apartment high-rise residential development known as Chapel Wharf, located in Manchester was completed using PCE Ltd’s hybriDfMA hyTower®  system. ...read more »

  • PCE at the top of the construction site safety board at Chapel Wharf

Health & Safety success at Chapel Wharf

May 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Health & Safety success at Chapel Wharf

Continuous focus on construction site safety PCE has an exemplary reputation for all aspects of Health & Safety in the construction industry as a major provider of Offsite engineered HybriDfMA structural solutions. This has ...read more »

  • A high quality of construction with a fast onsite construction period of only 90 weeks
  • Precast concrete cross wall construction techniques with precast architectural sandwich panels and balcony units
  • A fast onsite construction period of only 90 weeks and maintaining exemplary standards of Health and Safety
  • PCE's HybriDfMA Living Systems approach enabled construction without any external scaffolding
  • As the towers progressed fit out could commence just 3 floors below
  • This project clearly demonstrates PCE's HybriDfMA Living Systems approach
  • PCE Ltd has worked closely with Main Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine from the start of the tender
  • The last offsite engineered structural precast unit has been successfully erected by PCE

Update 18 – Chapel Wharf topped out!

May 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Update 18 – Chapel Wharf topped out!

Digital expertise combined with offsite construction The last offsite engineered structural precast unit has been successfully erected on the twenty three storey high tower block, one block of four that comprise the Dandara high rise ...read more »

  • PCE receive SHEQ Award at Chapel Wharf project

Chapel Wharf update 17 – PCE’s SHEQ commitments recognised

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 17 – PCE’s SHEQ commitments recognised

Safety Health Environment and Quality award in Manchester Construction of Developer Dandara's 995 build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf is nearing completion, with PCE Ltd’s constant commitment to site safety once again being to ...read more »

  • 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 ...read more »

  • 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

August 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 13 – the top 5 offsite construction advantages

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. ...read more »

  • 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

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 11 – 3,400 offsite engineered precast units in 37 weeks

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 ...read more »

  • 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

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 ...read more »

  • 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

February 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 6 – offsite design and build

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 ...read more »

  • 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

February 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 5 – crosswall construction with precast concrete

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 ...read more »

  • 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

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 3 – offsite precast manufacturing benefits

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, ...read more »

  • 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

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Chapel Wharf update 2 – precast concrete panels arrive onsite

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 ...read more »

  • 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 ...read more »

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