Case studies

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

Civil and infrastructure case studies

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BAA East Terminal works - night time bridge
Bourne Off-Site Solutions has recently completed another complex night time steel erection for the preenabling works for the new Heathrow East Terminal, further demonstrating the exceptional capabilities of their Airport Installations team.
 
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.
 
SmartLIFE project confirms benefits of steel
The genesis of the SmartLIFE was a demonstration project in which benefits of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in housing were assessed on site. The project was a mixture of private tenure and social housing, constituting 106 2-storey units of tw
 

Housing and residential case studies

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Wolverhampton University student accommodation - world's tallest modular building takes shape
The Vision Modular structures building systems is extended up to 25 storeys. The urban residential project emphasises the benefits of offsite manufacture.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

Public sector case studies

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Steel-framed church centre
Requirements for a multi-purpose church centre in All Saints Oxhey, south of Watford, were fulfiled through use of a steel-framed construction.
 
St Mary's Treatment Centre, Portsmouth
The contract awarded to Yorkon by AMEC was for a rainscreen-clad modular building, developed and operated by Mercury Health in partnership with Portsmouth City Teaching Primary Care Trust.
 
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
 

Retail and commercial case studies

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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.
 
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.
 
Precast reconstituted stone cladding
A more economical solution of using reconstituted stone rather than Portland stone was used on this project.
 

Sustainability case studies

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