Newman University College, Birmingham

Picture1The Brief

Section 1: The design and build of a new entrance building including a three storey library space, general teaching spaces, office spaces, science and prep labs, atrium, café/servery space, cap park, hard and soft landscaping, and new attenuation tank (below existing car park).

Section 2: The design and build of alterations to existing science block including reconfiguration works, change of use of existing spaces and science labs, office and teaching spaces.

Section 3: Design and build of the refurbishment works to the arts block and existing library, including reconfiguration and minor extension works, change of use of existing spaces, science labs, office and teaching spaces and new directorate suite of offices.

Section 4: Design and build of improvements to existing circulation routes including reconfiguration of existing corridors and new finishes.

Concrete Frame

The main building featured extensive fair faced concrete structure, internally and externally, to a bespoke specification. Our specialist piling team carried out works to provide a solid base for the new building before the installation of the exposed concrete frame. We constructed 262 continuous flight augered bearing piles, 350mm and 400mm diameter, to a maximum depth of 18.1 metres.