Case Study For :- HOLYWELL BUILDING, Loughborough University
Job Description: New Entrance Hall
Client: Bonam & Berry Ltd. ARCHITECTURAL GLAZING SYSTEMS
Existing Building: Single Brick Work Shop, based on the Loughborough Campus
Health & Safety: CDM
Case Study:- Structural Building works to New Glazed Entrance.
Works Carried Out:- Work priced when entrance was at design stage. Once design and price was agreed a meeting was set up to agree a start date for the works to start and completion date. A programme, Health & Safety Method & Risk Assessment was submitted and agreed with all parties.
The critical elements to this contract was, the floor slab had to be cast to 0 tolerance because the glazed panels sat in a channel directly off the slab and also housed the 4 number 107mm diameter columns which fixed the height of the glazed panels and above that the roof design, soffit & gutter detail.
Works carried by D.L.Rhodes & Son Ltd;
Excavate & Construct Floor Slab: – Dpm, Insulation form shutter and cast 250mm of C30 concrete.
Steel Columns: – 107mm diameter primed & glossed fixed to a set position to fix lugs to glazed panel.
Roof Construction: – 225mm treated timbers fix as per layout drawing, with timber fillets and 18mm ply deck.
Silver foiled Insulation. 3 Layer brown felt system as approved.
Ceiling:- 12mm Tapered edge plaster board, joints taped filled and sanded down. Light fitted to centre of ceiling. Ceiling received 2 coats of white mat paint.
Tiling:- Slate 330mm x 330mm slate black tile, with a 3mm joint and finished in a grey flexible floor grout.
Ground Works:- Take up existing paved ramp and cart away, form new ramp with landing to top & bottom of ramp in brindle brick pavers included a 100mm up stand to the outer edge in solid blue bricks.
Conclusion :- Work completed within the agreed programme and signed by Facilities Management at Loughborough University.