Durham University student accommodation updates

PCE has been awarded a contract worth over £18 million for delivering the structures for five four storey blocks which will comprise offsite manufactured precast concrete ground beams, internal wall panels, flooring units, stairs and landings, structural steelwork and with precast insulated architectural finished sandwich panels forming the facades. 

  • Mount Oswald student accommodation units before offsite engineered arch is installed
  • PCE's offsite engineered precast arch is 3.31 metres wide weighing 2.23 tonnes
  • PCE's Durham University student accommodation units after offsite engineered arch is installed
  • PCE's images from the Mount Oswald project showing the arch and walkway at design stage
  • PCE's HybriDfMA onsite installation of off-site engineered precast units

Durham University update 5 – architectural archways take shape

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Durham University update 5 – architectural archways take shape

Offsite engineered architectural archway units The PCE HybriDfMA structural solution for the Mount Oswald Student Accommodation project at Durham University with main contractor Interserve Construction includes two pedestrian access covered archways on two of the buildings. [...]

  • PCE’s system build approach at Mount Oswald
  • The innovative ‘fast track’ ground beam solution
  • PCE erecting from top of pile level with fast track ground beams
  • PCE’s HybriDfMA student living system is constructed above the ground floor
  • Delivering 1000 new student accommodation bedrooms by summer 2020
  • Sandwich panel provides a mock Georgian facade
  • Sandwich panels with modern contemporary finishes on the other side of the campus
  • Mount Oswald Student Accommodation, Durham University

Durham University update 4 – ‘fast track’ ground beam solution as construction begins

March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Durham University update 4 – ‘fast track’ ground beam solution as construction begins

PCE’s HybriDfMA student living system PCE Ltd’s HybriDfMA systems build solution for the Mount Oswald project at Durham University is beginning to take shape both offsite and onsite. The scheme which is being delivered with [...]

  • Part of the PCE HybriDfMA approach
  • PCE has provided a key benefit for the client by the use of fully integrated architectural precast units
  • PCEs proven structural system HybriDfMA philosophies
  • PCEs units are manufactured in a controlled offsite factory environment

Durham University update 3 – the HybriDfMA design focus

December 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Durham University update 3 – the HybriDfMA design focus

An amalgamation of element interfaces with high repeatability The initial design processes for all of the structural components of the five new Durham University Mount Oswald four storey student accommodation blocks has been driven to achieve an [...]

  • PCEs offsite build system approach will deliver all of the cluster accommodation
  • PCEs flexible delivery model has meant that a holistic system build strategy could be adopted
  • The use of fully integrated architectural precast units to form the buildings façades

Durham University update 2 – the offsite construction approach that secured the contract

December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Durham University update 2 – the offsite construction approach that secured the contract

An insight into the offsite build system approach and digital design The reason PCE secured the project The Mount Oswald Student Accommodation project at, Durham University has been secured through PCE Ltd's ability to offer Interserve a [...]

  • Mount Oswald Student Accommodation Durham University

PCE’s HybriDfma solution for Durham University underway

August 21st, 2018|Comments Off on PCE’s HybriDfma solution for Durham University underway

Design and procurement of the offsite manufactured components has started Interserve Construction Ltd has appointed PCE Ltd to provide structural solutions on a design and build basis using an offsite manufactured crosswall construction and architectural [...]

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