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Case studies

This section comprises case studies from Buildoffsite that provide a useful insight into a range of construction projects.

Civil and infrastructure case studies

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Pipe modules for a commercial office building
This project achieved savings in cost of manufacture, construction installation; time on site; and process costs. The offsite models were considered "significantly better" in level of quality than traditional ones.
 
BAA Pier 6 connector construction
The taxi way was closed for only 10 days during this project while the pier was put into place.
 
New Sports Hall, Winton School, London
 

Housing and residential case studies

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Urban street-scape created by light steel framing
 
Accommodation - Crowne Plaza, London Docklands
One of the UK's most modern business hotels, the Crowne Plaza London Docklands is a four star superior hotel consisting of 210 bedrooms and featuring contemporary styling to appeal to a cross section of visitors in London. Buchan Concrete Solutions
 
Modular stair towers for Pinewood Studios
 

Community and social case studies

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Recycled and refurbished modular building - nursery, London Docklands
The use of pre-owned modular buildings generated 10 per cent of the carbon emissions and used less than 10 per cent of the energy during construction.
 
New Student Accommodation, University of Southampton
The design aims to reflect the stimulating learning environment of the University and its progressive culture. A variety of contemporary materials were used for the external façades, including terracotta tiles, timber and metal cladding.
 
Education - Ravensbury Community Primary School
The project involved the amalgamation of the junior and infant schools onto a single site to provide facilities flexible enough to ensure the correct delivery of education over the next 50 years.
 

Public sector case studies

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St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey
The two construction projects totalled £5m and are part of a £13m reconfiguration programme which involves the relocation of emergency and medical services to St Peter's Hospital and elective surgery to Ashford Hospital including the cr
 
Precast concrete components
The precast concrete units used for the Garden Quadrangle, St Johns College, Oxford, have different surface textures to emphasise different elements of the structure and to simulate some of the surface finishes found in traditional stone-built classi
 
Health - Mental Health Unit, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry
The mental health unit with a footprint of 8700 m2 was constructed alongside an existing entrance to the hospital. Our teams worked closely with Skanska to develop a solution that offered the best combination of off-site manufacture and speed of asse
 

Retail and commercial case studies

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Pipe modules for a commercial office building
This project achieved savings in cost of manufacture, construction installation; time on site; and process costs. The offsite models were considered "significantly better" in level of quality than traditional ones.
 
Recycled and refurbished modular building - nursery, London Docklands
The use of pre-owned modular buildings generated 10 per cent of the carbon emissions and used less than 10 per cent of the energy during construction.
 
Accommodation - Holiday Inn, Glasgow City Centre
Recently benefiting from a £2m investment and winning the Scottish Business Hotel of the Year award, the four star Holiday Inn Glasgow City Centre occupies a pivotal position in the heart of Glasgow's Theatreland.
 

Sustainability case studies

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