Negotiations direct with Mace Construction and MEP team – order placed through PAD Contracts.
Each unit was individually made to fit existing openings in a 40-year-old concrete core which was being retained. The openings mirrored the existing hexagonal cores meaning the units varied tremendously in shape and size.
The scheme compromised 125 RiserSafe units; the smallest being 0.7 x 0.8m, largest 1.7 x 6.2m in size. These units were manufactured in full at the factory and then disassembled into palletised flat pack form.
Pallets were delivered to site and distributed to install point. Where the flat pack RiserSafe® components were assembled by subcontractor, bolting or hanging the RS frame sections to the walls in manageable sizes (pre-arranged). The joist hangers and relocation beams where positioned and the floor plates with the relevant service holes and lids were placed and “tek” screwed into place.
This approach formed the service riser opening and provided protection in one action. Once the RiserSafe® unit was complete, subcontractors located the tower scaffold on top of the floor plate and fitted the RiserSafe® unit for the next level.
|Main Contractor||Mace Group|
|Type of Development||Refurbishment & new build|
|Structure||Existing concrete core & new steel frame|