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Dakota Hotel Farnborough 2008
  • The Dakota Hotel FarnboroughWorking with Imperial Roofing on the construction of a high specification luxury hotel in Farnborough
  • Interpreting and adapting the complicated design specifications to work with the materials
  • Strong communication and close working relationship with other contractors and main contractors.

Main contractor: ISG

Client: Tag Farnborough Enterprise Ltd
Architect: Hamiltons
Technical detail: Structural decking, Keybemo roofing system, 220 deep halters, aluminium Bemo top sheet. Elefant grating, aluminium feature Bullnose.

Work has begun on-site on a new 176 room hotel for TAG Farnborough Enterprises Ltd which will regenerate the former RAF Officers Mess site in Farnborough.
The project is being developed with Dakota Hotels whose acclaimed stylish and friendly brand aims to deliver a unique hotel whose functions will compliment the needs of a vibrant and growing community.

The hotel’s fluid form set within a landscape that acts as a buffer to the Farnborough Road will harmonise with its surrounding.
Keyclad Bethlam Hospital Croydon 2007
  • New High Security hospital in Bethlam Croydon
  • Responsible for 20 subcontractors and all activities on site
  • Attending weekly progress and health and safety meetings
  • Maintaining budgets, ordering materials and adapting on site designs

Main Contractor: Interserve
Client: NHS
Technical Details: Keyclad recently completed a distinctive 8000 sq/m High Security Hospital built using colour coded keybemo roof sheet with a built up roof comprising of internal liner sheet, vapour control layer and keybemo bars fully insulated with 180mm rockwool. Aluminium colour coded fasia and soffit.
Keyclad Chatham Maritime Dickens World 2006
  • Dicken's World ChathamConstruction of Charles Dickens World and Cinema including areas for shops and restaurants
  • Monitored and inspected all work from start to completion
  • Accountable for all activities of all subcontractors
  • Strong communication with main contractor to ensure smooth running of project
  • Interpretation of complicated interfaces between different construction materials to satisfy the design specifications
  • Construction material keybemo aluminium sheeting composite cladding aluminium profiled sheeting single ply hot welded gutters

Main Contractor: Maclaren
Client: Chatham Maritime J4 Construction Ltd
Architect: Kemp Muir Weallens
Structural Engineer: Michael Bradbrook Consulting
Technical details: McLaren Construction has recently completed a distinctive 150,000 sq ft leisure complex at The Old Historic Docks, Chatham, Kent for Chatham Maritime J4 Construction. The exciting £13.0m project was delivered in 44 weeks and comprised of a 70,000 sq ft 3 storey main building that housed the Dickens World experience which featured a Dickensian Shopping Mall together with a multitude of attractions and rides, including a mix of themed restaurants and bars.
Keyclad Oval Cricket Ground 2005
  • The Oval Cricket GroundConstruction of New stadium with executive boxes and large roof covered seating area
  • Complicated roof design with demanding construction issues
  • Adapted complicated design specifications and interfaces to successfully complete the project
  • Managed large team of subcontractors

Main contractor: Bowmer Kirkland
Client: Surrey County Cricket Club
Technical details: Aluminium profile wall sheeting, Keybemo standing seam aluminium top sheet, fibre glass roof lights and aluminium feature bullnose.

The £23 million project in Kennington, South London for Surrey County Cricket Club involved the demolition of the existing stands at the Vauxhall End and replacement with a Stand over 4 levels and a main curved roof, including open air terraces and a living screen running around the façade of the Stand, resulting in an increase in ground capacity from 18,500 to 23,000.

The Project was programmed into two construction phases. Phase 1 consisted of: demolition of the existing stands, installing piles, concrete sub-structure, erecting steelwork frame and erecting lower seating decks. This phase was completed on time to allow a temporary handover for a limited season of international cricket matches during the Summer of 2004. Phase 2 consisted of: completing the superstructure, M&E services, fitting out and external works.

The Project was handed over during June 2005 on time and budget.
Praters Croydon Centrale Shopping Centre 2004
  • Croydon Centrale18 month project building a new shopping centre with car parking for 2000 cars
  • Monitored and inspected all work from start to completion
  • Controlling quality of installation
  • Working closely with engineering team
  • First aider on site
  • Construction material aluminium rails to support cgl composite cladding panel and flashings

Main Contractor: Interserve
Client: House of Fraser
Technical detail: 15,000sq.m. of CGL Systems aluminium rainscreen, 3,000sq.m. of louvres and plant screens, 1,500sq.m. of Sarnafil single ply roofing system, 'Stick system' curtain walling to Mecca Bingo entrance.
Having previously worked closely with CGL Systems, Prater partnered with them on this major town centre development to provide an engineered rainscreen solution which included integrated louvres, glazed entrances and windows. Further packages including a Sarnafil single ply roof together with louvred plant screens were added to the scope of works to compliment a truly
aesthetically pleasing facade solution.
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