Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building project commences

University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill campus

Value: £54.3M

Client: University of Warwick

Structural and Civil Engineer: Peter Brett Associates 

Architect: Hawkins Brown

PM: Turner and Townsend

Cost Consultant: Mace 


PCE has been instructed by Willmott Dixon Construction Limited to provide the structural frame of the new £54M state of the art five storey research building for the University of Warwick, located on the Gibbet Hill campus.


The development will bring together up to 300 biomedical researchers from across the School of Life Sciences and Warwick Medical School to fight human diseases. PCE is the preferred specialist for the project providing the client with a System build Frame Solution using their proven HybriDfMA approach, delivering a time efficient and safe construction method with a multi skilled site team and offsite engineered products. The Hybrid Frame will be built with a mixture of precast concrete components including columns, beams, solid walls, Hollowcore Flooring, Delta Beams and stairs and landings, including structural concrete topping. The digitally engineered and Offsite manufactured structural frame will feature areas of high quality exposed precast concrete which will be visible from inside the building.

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