...laying the foundations for the future

Wimbledon AELTC

Wimbledon AELTC

Contract in Brief

Market sector
Commercial

Scope of works
Substructure

Main contractor
Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd

Engineer
Thornton Tomasetti

Architect
KSS

Duration
18 weeks

Value
£1.5m

Contract start date
January 2016

Contract summary

Installation of concrete pile cap foundations & RC Super-columns to support the steel work for the new roof on court number 1.

Structural alterations to facilitate large diameter piling operations for super column pile caps, works required breaking out the existing slabs, drainage diversions, demolition of existing walls and suspended ceilings. Protection of existing works and surround environment.

Re-instatement of the same finishes with new materials of existing walls, stairs etc. once works completed.

Due to the sensitive location of the site RCE had to ensure that a minimum amount of disruption was caused to the neighbouring properties.