...laying the foundations for the future

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, London

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, London

Contract in Brief

Market sector
Commercial

Scope of works
Substructure, Superstructure & Hard landscaping

Main contractor
Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd

Engineer
Fluid

Architect
Jonathan Clark

Duration
52 weeks

Value
£3.7m

Contract start date
October 2015

Contract summary

Construction of an 8 storey RC frame office block.

The works consisted of excavation, Temporary works, drainage, concrete, formwork, reinforcement and installation of Grade 3 waterproofing system.

Sub-structure drainage to basement location.

Installation of reinforced concrete cores to stair wells and lifts. Installation of concrete up-stands and plant bases to superstructure floors and roof.

Realtime were also awarded the hard landscaping works which consisted of permeable block paving to the perimeter of the building.