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Kingston University Town House updates

PCE Ltd are adopting an offsite structure approach for the new Kingston University Town House building project which is now underway in Kingston upon Thames near London.

  • The architectural colonnade structure at Kingston University Town House
  • PCE worked to develop an offsite fabricated hybrid solution for the concrete frame
  • The use of offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building
  • Construction of the hybrid structural frame using two tower cranes
  • The use of offsite manufacture leads to a faster on site build
  • Precast concrete units are accurately detailed to achieve the desired minimisation of joint details

Kingston University update 12 – external escape stair assembly

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Kingston University update 12 – external escape stair assembly

... and how temporary propping collars are being successfully utilised Rapid progress is being made with the  architectural colonnade structure on the site of the Kingston University Town House project near London. PCE Ltd worked with Willmott [...]

  • Offsite fabricated hybrid construction by PCE Ltd
  • Precast concrete components on PCEs Town House project in London
  • Offsite engineered precast constrion by PCE in London
  • Insulation at Kingston University Town House
  • PCE has worked with main contractor Willmott Dixon on this London based project
  • PCE is working on a Design, Manufacture and Construct basis

Kingston University update 11 – construction of the colonnade underway

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Kingston University update 11 – construction of the colonnade underway

Offsite fabricated hybrid solution for the concrete frame Kingston University appointed RIBA award winning Grafton Architects for their new landmark teaching building for their Penrhyn Road campus in Kingston Upon Thames. The six storey building [...]

  • Precast unit quantities include 275 columns 318 beams 50 solid walls and 52 stair lift core boxes
  • Offsite prefabricated precast concrete units erected by PCE Ltd
  • Offsite fabricated hybrid solution for the concrete frame
  • The use of offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6

March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6

6 double tees remaining to complete phase one The last of 315 pre-cast beams that make up the frame element has now been erected at Level 6 of the new Kingston University London Town House in London. 6 [...]

  • PCEs solution to a structural challenge solved with hybrid techniques
  • PCE completing of the cantilever support structure at the Townhouse
  • Partially suspending the 22 tonne wall from the Level 4 slab above
  • PCEs hybrid construction approach at Kingston University Townhouse
  • PCE are supporting the wall until the permanent structural solution is achieved
  • Construction of the hybrid structural frame using two tower cranes

Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure

February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure

Hybrid construction approach highlighted The cantilever support structure above the main entrance to the new Kingston University London Town House has been completed, with PCE Ltd's Hybrid construction approach enabling an effective solution to what otherwise would have [...]

  • The majority of the suspended flooring is formed from 229 Double Tees
  • PCE Ltd worked on the offsite fabricated hybrid solution for the concrete frame
  • PCEs use of their Slingsafe system help improve site safety
  • The use of offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building
  • Following the appointment of Wilmott Dixon by Kingston University PCE received a contract worth over £8 million
  • Construction of the hybrid structural frame using two tower cranes

Kingston University update 8 – collaborative approach delivers Health, Safety and environmental benefits

February 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Kingston University update 8 – collaborative approach delivers Health, Safety and environmental benefits

Willmott Dixon and PCE's determined commitment to site safety and community consideration Recent inspections on the site of the new Kingston University London Town House project have demonstrated the benefits of the collaborative approach adopted by Willmott [...]

  • PCEs hybrid construction techniques at Kingston University
  • Concept drawing of Kingston University London Town House auditorium
  • Construction of Kingston University London Town House auditorium
  • Offsite produced precast concrete by PCE Ltd in London

Kingston University update 7 – concept becoming reality

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University update 7 – concept becoming reality

Auditorium construction nearing completion An interesting comparison can now be made between the concept drawing and latest photographs of the auditorium of the new Kingston University London Town House project. The use of offsite manufacture is [...]

  • First of the steel atrium stairs to be erected by PCE at Kingston University
  • PCE Ltd erecting vertical elements on level 2 and beams on level 3
  • Kingston University - steel stairs being installed
  • Kingston Univeristy Town House offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building
  • Hybrid construction tecniques employed by PCE at Kingston University

Kingston University update 6 – level 2 vertical precast units and first steel atrium stairs installed

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University update 6 – level 2 vertical precast units and first steel atrium stairs installed

Hybrid construction techniques demonstrated Level 2 offsite manufactured precast concrete elements and the first auditorium steel staircase have recently been erected at the new Kingston University Town House project near London. The images above show how [...]

  • PCE Ltd worked with Willmott Dixon at the tender phrase for Town House project
  • Precast concrete elements for auditorium by PCE Ltd
  • Kingston University Town House auditorium precast concrete
  • Kingston University Town House auditorium construction by PCE Ltd
  • Kingston University Town House
  • Use of offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building
  • Offsite manufactured precast concrete by PCE

Kingston University update 5 – precast concrete elements in auditorium

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University update 5 – precast concrete elements in auditorium

Advantages and efficiencies resulting from offsite construction The auditorium of the new Kingston University Town House project near London is taking shape, as offsite manufactured precast concrete components are erected in what will be the facility's [...]

  • Kingston University Town House precast hybrid construction
  • Offsite manufactured prescast concrete by PCE Ltd at Kingston University
  • Precast concrete auditorium at Kingston University

Kingston University update 4 – Hybrid construction focus

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University update 4 – Hybrid construction focus

PCE's Hybrid offsite design and build method is a system for all seasons The aerial image shows an overview of the new Kingston University Town House project near London as Autumn sets in across the [...]

  • Hybrid structural frame using two PCE Ltd tower cranes
  • Architectural finished concrete by PCE Ltd
  • Suspended flooring is formed from 224 Double Tees
  • Offsite manufacture leads to an enhanced quality of the completed building

Kingston University Town House update 3 – 229 Double Tee units

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University Town House update 3 – 229 Double Tee units

13 metre 18 tonne precast concrete units A total of 229 Double Tee units are being installed at the new Kingston University Town House project near London. The majority of the suspended concrete flooring is [...]

  • Offsite constructed precast columns and beams in Kinston upon Thames
  • Precast beams and columns at Kingston University Town House
  • Over 300 precast concrete beams and columns
  • Aerial view of precast concrete beams and columns

Kingston University Town House update 2 – first precast concrete elements erected

October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University Town House update 2 – first precast concrete elements erected

Offsite produced components arrive at Penrhyn Road campus The first of 300 precast concrete beams and columns have now arrived on site at the new Kingston University Town House project near London. Following the appointment [...]

  • Offsite fabricated hybrid solution for Kingston University
  • Kingston University Town House concept by Grafton Architects
  • Offsite manufacture will accelerate the building process
  • Kingston University Town House concept

Kingston University Town House project underway

October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Kingston University Town House project underway

Offsite structure approach for PCE and Willmott Dixon PCE Ltd are adopting an offsite structure approach for the new Kingston University Town House building project which is now underway in Kingston upon Thames near London. [...]

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