offsite construction

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Kingston University update 12 – the first colonnade terrace unit and the HybriDfma advantage

Why the 16.3 tonne precast concrete unit was cast upside down PCE Ltd has commenced erection of the terrace units that form part of the colonnade at the Kingston University Town House project, for which they are the [...]

Kingston University update 12 – the first colonnade terrace unit and the HybriDfma advantage 2018-06-25T09:08:54+00:00

Dakota Hotel 10 – level 4 brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels installed

Level 5 flooring units added and level 6 walls underway More architectural brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels for the Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester have been delivered to site and erected as part of the building façade. PCE Ltd has [...]

Dakota Hotel 10 – level 4 brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels installed 2018-07-13T11:29:34+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 9 – how all this can be achieved with only 38 on site staff

The benefits of leaving behind the "traditional" construction approach A total of only thirty eight employees from PCE Ltd, comprising of highly skilled site operatives and technical and site management, are located on site currently at Chapel Wharf, Salford. [...]

Chapel Wharf update 9 – how all this can be achieved with only 38 on site staff 2018-07-13T16:35:11+00:00

“Winner of winners” recognition for PCE’s offsite engineered laboratory project

Offsite engineered concrete construction methods successfully address "significant" site challenges PCE Ltd was recently acclaimed as recipients of the Offsite Construction Awards Winner of winners award - beating over 200 other "pioneering projects" and "innovative products", according to a recent report [...]

“Winner of winners” recognition for PCE’s offsite engineered laboratory project 2018-04-30T14:02:07+00:00

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day

Mayor, students and members of the community see benefits of offsite Hybrid construction The Mayor of Kingston borough, Councillor Julie Pickering, paid her second visit to the site of Kingston University's new "flagship education building", just 10 months after [...]

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day 2018-04-05T10:48:39+00:00

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 double tees remain, [...]

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6 2018-07-13T16:00:25+00:00

Benefits of precast concrete clearly demonstrated at Kingston project

Offsite manufacture benefits outweigh the fact that there is very little repetition One of the main benefits of offsite precast construction is obtained when a building frame has a limited number of variations throughout the component elements - [...]

Benefits of precast concrete clearly demonstrated at Kingston project 2018-03-13T10:11:20+00:00

PCE awards for offsite hybrid construction project in UK

Best practice in offsite construction The annual Offsite Construction Awards, "are a platform to showcase innovation, celebrate best practice and recognise overall expertise in offsite construction." The prestigious ‘Winner of Winners’ Award (being received by PCE's managing director Nickie [...]

PCE awards for offsite hybrid construction project in UK 2018-03-12T11:05:20+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 6 – offsite design and build

Collaborative approach with Sir Robert McAlpine PCE Ltd's collaborative approach with Main Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine will result in the four precast concrete structures, costing approximately £24 million, being erected on site over a 22 month programme. Dandara's 995 build to [...]

Chapel Wharf update 6 – offsite design and build 2018-07-13T16:33:18+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 4 – 4.4m wide precast flooring unit arrives on site

Offsite engineered hybrid structure in Manchester A 4.4 metre wide, 180mm thick precast offsite produced solid RC flooring unit has just been delivered and installed at the new Dakota Hotel in the north of England.  PCE Ltd have [...]

Dakota Hotel update 4 – 4.4m wide precast flooring unit arrives on site 2018-07-13T11:25:06+00:00