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Capella, Cambridge

Capella, Cambridge updates

The building is being designed to provide world class scientific and research facilities with a stringent requirement to minimize vibrational effects when it is occupied and in use due to the very sensitive scientific equipment that will be installed.

Capella update 16 – small site footprint doesn’t delay completion

Hybrid precast construction benefits for Kier The Capella Laboratory in Cambridge is on the verge of completion. Main contractors the Kier […]
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Capella update 15 – integration of precast façade

Complex services strategy pays dividends The Capella Laboratory in Cambridge is being constructed by PCE Ltd using two cranes on a confined […]
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Capella update 14 – 120m2 external pre glazed cladding per day per crane

10 metre high panels being installed onto hybrid frame The benefits of hybrid construction are being showcased on site in Cambridge as the […]
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Capella update 13 – final precast concrete columns installed

External glazed panels to follow next The last precast column has been erected on site at Capella, Cambridge, with the […]
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Capella update 12 – 5th floor construction

Capella in Cambridge showcasing precast concrete advantages The finished building has an uncompromising requirement to minimise vibrational effects when it is […]
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Precast concrete construction – this is what can be achieved in 105 days!

The benefits of PCE’s offsite hybrid construction techniques demonstrated The Capella Laboratory in Cambridge, being constructed by PCE Ltd in conjunction […]
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Capella update 10 – overcoming the problems of a small site footprint

Construction with 2 cranes on a confined site progressing well Construction of the Capella Laboratory in Cambridge is progressing rapidly […]
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Capella update 9 – 126m3 concrete poured on ground floor topping

Ground floor slab structural topping The first floor pour of the ground floor structural topping has been completed – with […]
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