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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

“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

Dakota Hotel update 6 – level 1 walls and Delta Beams installed

Bathroom pods lifted into hotel rooms in Manchester PCE Ltd has now installed and grouted all the level one walls on the new Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester. Bathroom pods are being moved into position now that the level [...]

Dakota Hotel update 6 – level 1 walls and Delta Beams installed 2018-07-13T11:26:29+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 5 – crosswall construction with precast concrete

Offsite manufacturing benefits evident in Manchester PCE Ltd's work is continuing apace at Dandara's build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf in Salford, Manchester, where the benefits of offsite manufacture are becoming evermore apparent. The development, which ranges [...]

Chapel Wharf update 5 – crosswall construction with precast concrete 2018-07-13T16:32:58+00:00

Chapel Wharf update 4 – level 7 construction underway

New levels on blocks A and B PCE Ltd are now underway with the construction of level 7 of Block A and level 6 of Block B at Dandara's build to rent apartment scheme at Chapel Wharf in Salford, [...]

Chapel Wharf update 4 – level 7 construction underway 2018-07-13T16:31:18+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 2 – offsite produced brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels

Sandwich panels will help reduced carbon footprint Sample brick faced sandwich panels are shown above, prior to clean down and window fitting at the precast factory. The client will be viewing the units for approval, when the remaining units [...]

Dakota Hotel update 2 – offsite produced brick faced precast concrete sandwich panels 2018-07-13T11:22:13+00:00

Why the correct choice of precast concrete component manufacturers was critical for BHR

Concrete Magazine demonstrates effective precast and in-situ concrete combination A major redevelopment of the Broadmoor Hospital site (BHR) for the West London Mental Health NHS Trust enabled Kier Major Projects and specialist contractors PCE Ltd to provide, in partnership, economic build solutions for the ward [...]

Why the correct choice of precast concrete component manufacturers was critical for BHR 2018-04-04T15:07:05+00:00