Portfolio 2018-07-18T11:10:55+00:00

Recently completed Hybrid Construction projects by PCE

PCE Ltd is the market leader in the design and build of Hybrid offsite engineered structures principally using precast concrete, insitu concrete, and structural steelwork.

It has extensive experience within many construction sectors including custodial, commercial, residential and infrastructure and has an innovative approach to construction methods with the emphasis on efficiency and value engineering.


Structural hybrid frame for seven storey hotel at test cricket ground

Hilton Gardens Inn Hotel at the Emirates Old Trafford Scale Seven storey 150 bedroom hotel, part of the Hilton Gardens Hotel brand: the structural frame and balconies formed from just over 500 components manufactured offsite plus 230m³ of ready-mixed concrete Flexibility PCE’s HybriDfma approach [...]


Offsite hybrid construction solution for multi-storey laboratory building in Cambridge

Capella Laboratory, Cambridge Scale 4,135 precast concrete components, 400 Deltabeams, 4,035m³ of reinforced structural concrete and 250 structural steel units. Flexibility PCE’s Hybrid floor plate design enabled flat soffits thus simplifying M&E services fit out whilst enabling flexibility in partitioning and use of floor [...]


6,150 precast concrete units for BHR development

BHR development, Berkshire Scale Over 6,150 precast components forming 3 hospital ward blocks and main entrance building. Flexibility The PCE Hybrid structural approach enables the correct choice of structural material to optimise the construction of the building and its use when completed. [...]


Car park and retail design and build by PCE at Lexicon

The Lexicon, Bracknell Scale Over 3,500 Offsite manufacture components providing a 5 level multi storey structure for 1,036 car parking spaces and retail areas. Flexibility Suspended car park decks fall in two directions enabled by stepped bearings in wall and beam corbels. [...]


470 architecturally finished precast components at St Peter’s Square

Two St. Peter’s Square Scale 470 x precast architectural units each weighing up to 9.6 tonnes and up to 24M² in area for a single unit. Flexibility Variation in shape, size and location accommodated by PCE’s expertise in erection of such units. Quality Maintenance [...]


Structural core system for world class academic research organisations

Babraham Research Campus  Structural core system for world class academic research organisations Situated in Cambridgeshire, additional campus buildings continued to be developed and this gave PCE Ltd the opportunity to once again demonstrate the effectiveness of their volumetric box structural core systems for multi-storey framed buildings. [...]


525 bedroom state-of-the-art student accommodation

Student accommodation, Southampton 525 bedroom state-of-the-art student accommodation PCE Ltd were responsible for the erection of a new precast concrete structure that provides five hundred and twenty five bedrooms in state-of-the-art student accommodation in Portswood Road, Southampton. Sladen Estates and Peveril Securites joined forces to develop the [...]


BIM and off site construction a winner for VW dealership

Award winning VW dealership, Brentford Scale 15468m² of suspended floor are forming a four storey structure Showroom, service, stores and showroom 300m² of multi storey car parking. Flexibility PCE GT long span precast concrete floor units used for car park decks Hollowcore flooring units used [...]


Motorway closure minimised during bridge repairs

Chievely Bridge , West Berkshire Scale Four concrete encased steel replacement beams. Flexibility Using two cranes and lift crews gave following trade contractors greater flexibility in completing their works. Quality Complex pre-planning and lift plan requirements. Programme Successful project completion [...]


Precast tunnel for watercourse diversion in Wales

Precast tunnel watercourse diversion, Wales Scale 230m long watercourse diversion tunnel A total of 165 precast units weighing up to 20 tonnes. Flexibility Construction programme safely maintained during difficult weather conditions. Quality Detailed erection planning and scheduling combined with excellent on site [...]


Precast lift shaft provides rapid and cost-effective solution for college

Precast lift boxes, Hartlepool Scale 3 number 5 storey and 2 number 4 storey lift shafts constructed using only 48 precast components including lift shaft bases and top covers. Flexibility Mouldage allows flexibility in cross section dimensions whilst maintaining tolerances. Fast erection to full [...]


1,100 precast concrete units for car park in Sheffield

Charles Street Q Park, Manchester Multi storey car park constructed in midst of multi development site PCE Ltd constructed this high specification multi-storey precast hybrid car park incorporating an unusual “ramp free” design in the centre of the city amid multiple development sites. Charles Street Q [...]


High thermal performance of precast concrete

Reepham College, Norwich Scale Creation of large open space learning areas and classrooms with large areas of natural lighting. Flexibility Hybrid construction using precast and partial steel frame provided support for long spans required and by using Deltabeams downstands were minimised. Quality [...]


Precast hotel construction – more than 1,000 elements for Hilton Hotel

Hilton Hotel, Liverpool Award winning project overcomes confined space construction challenges PCE Ltd constructed the entire façade of the £40 million Hilton hotel in high quality architectural precast panels while overcoming challenges relating to access issues and site engineering demands. The hotel is situated at the heart of the [...]


Hybrid precast accommodation for university

Student accommodation, Bristol 1,950 individual ensuite rooms for UWE Construction of precast accommodation blocks in just 40 weeks for the University of the West of England. The new facilities are housed in 24 blocks arranged in four courtyards – 19 at seven storeys and five at six storeys. Key benefits [...]


13,000 precast concrete elements for Featherstone 2

Featherstone 2, Wolverhampton Innovative design features showcased in 12 precast concrete buildings PCE Ltd was appointed by Kier Build as precast design & build specialist for the new Category B prison built on a brownfield site adjacent to the existing HMP Featherstone. The design features many [...]