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.


A six storey fully HybriDfMA offsite engineered structure

Kingston University Town House Scale A six storey offsite engineered HybriDfMA structure with approximately 10,000m² total floor area incorporating over 2,150 offsite manufactured structural components with high quality architectural finishes. Flexibility Minimum disturbance to the public and students working close to the site was [...]


Advanced Offsite engineered Hybrid structure in Durham

CEF's Data, IT and Marketing office centre Scale 2 storey open plan office structure with clear span suspended first floor area of just under 3,000m². Flexibility Thermally Active Building System incorporated into the soffit of the PCE GT flooring units. Quality PCE’s “kit [...]


Paradise redevelopment project, Birmingham

Paradise, Birmingham City Centre Scale Over 2500 precast concrete and structural steel components used to form the two-storey Hybrid structure. Flexibility Hybrid design solution enabled flat obstruction free soffits reducing M&E costs and programme. Quality Offsite quality-controlled manufacture ensured the fit of [...]


University of Lincoln student accommodation

Student accommodation at the University of Lincoln Scale 2,700 precast components forming three blocks of student accommodation, up to 11 storeys high. Flexibility Tight site boundaries and a single lane access road required thorough logistic planning and coordination to meet programme and allowance for other [...]


Royal Holloway University of London

Electronic Engineering Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Scale A three storey fully HybriDfma offsite engineered structure incorporating over 5000m² of precast floor and roofing units. Flexibility The tight site location required PCE to be flexible with their build strategy, using a three-phase programme [...]


HybriDfma secured successful project

North Wales Police Eastern Command, Wrexham Scale Three storey PCE HybriDfma engineered offsite structure to form the headquarters offices and the  thirty two cell custodial suite, incorporating holding cells and other ancillary rooms. Flexibility Using in house BIM design enabled accuracy of components, layouts and [...]


PCE’s rapid response enabled timely student accommodation completion

Birmingham East Side Locks Scale Three hundred tonnes of precast units erected per day comprising of precast concrete crosswalls, solid floor units and load bearing architectural sandwich façade panels and other units up to 17 storeys in height. Flexibility PCE mobilised a  thirty five [...]


Custody Suite for Lancashire Constabulary

Blackpool Police headquarters Scale A 42 cell custodial suite with ancillary rooms and grey concrete façade around the perimeter. Flexibility Utilisation of BIM design to achieve the complex radial layout of the custody suite ensured that all individual precast units and units connections were [...]


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. [...]


Precast hybrid car park construction in Stafford

Precast hybrid car park construction, Stafford Scale 14 split level MSCP with a suspended floor area of 27,700m² Accommodating 1,032 car park spaces. Flexibility 133 portal units comprising 2 columns and one beam, cast as one unit to reduce the erection period PCE GT [...]


525 bedroom state-of-the-art student accommodation

Student accommodation, Southampton Scale Erection of nearly 3,000 precast elements to form 525 student bedrooms. Flexibility Precast units programmed, delivered and erected in a ‘just in time’ basis, minimising site congestion. Quality Closely controlled accuracy of installation and high-quality finishing of all [...]


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 [...]


Structural cores for Basingstoke Police Centre

Basingstoke Police Centre Scale 36 cell custody suite using 237 pre cast units and 16 architectural sandwich panels. Flexibility Integration of PreFastCore solution for stair cores in the office. Design, manufacture and construction of feature stairs at the front of the office. Integration of [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


GT long span flooring for Morrisons car park

Morrisons supermarket car park, Birmingham Scale 330 car parking spaces 500 precast concrete units 6,500m² of suspended floors 214 GT floor units 80 columns 55 edge beams 90 wall units 60+ stairs, landings and other units Flexibility Innovative design solution developed to meet clients [...]