Our alternative foundation design for Perth Concert Hall employed mass fill concrete to prevent uplift and lightweight fill to reduce bearing on the weak ground.
At the Kings Place office development in London, access to site was restricted so we used the adjacent canal for material deliveries and to remove waste.
Our in-house Design Group carried out the complex structural design and the temporary works for Alnwick Garden’s massive treehouse.
Building within the 02 ruled out the use of conventional lifting methods so we built the 4,500 tonne O2 Arena roof on the ground and jacked it into position.
Sustainability was built into every aspect of New Street Square in London from design and procurement to the construction operation itself.
At the Emirates Arena the 93m span roof trusses were built on the ground in sections and then lifted into the air to be connected.
The combined lift operation we devised to install the roof trusses at the National BMX Centre represented the most cost-effective use of plant.
Our Design Group’s deep basement expertise optimised excavation and basement construction works at the American Express development in Brighton.
On the M74 project 200m viaduct sections were push launched over the West Coast Main Line under an alternative solution which avoided building close to the tracks.
We share with our clients the benefits of our expertise in
construction, design, management, planning, procurement and
Since the founding of the company 140 years ago we have
pioneered the use of innovative construction techniques. It is an
approach that is still integral to the way we work today.
One of our main strengths is the ability to manage large and
complex multi-discipline projects. Whatever the scale of the
contract our collaborative approach and willingness to engage at
the earliest opportunity with clients and their design teams allows
us to add value and quality.
Clients not only benefit from our technical capability and
experience at developing cost-effective, sustainable solutions but
also from the skills and knowledge of our established supply
This expertise ensures better value for money for our clients,
allows us to optimise construction techniques and provides security
of cost and programme.