Concrete Columns

Precast Concrete Columns provided for Portmarnock Viewing Platform

Flood Precast designed, manufactured and supplied precast concrete beams, columns and wideslab concrete flooring slabs for the new viewing platform at Portmarnock beach as part as redevelopment and refurbishment of the historical viewing area. Reinforced Precast Columns provided for this provided we’re rectangular. Columns designed and manufactured for the project specifications and which incorporate concrete beams and the wideslab slabs as part of the walkway.

 BENEFITS of using Flood Precast Concrete Columns

  • A Precast Column can be erected 5 times faster than an in situ columns.
  • Ability to achieve a high quality and uniform finish.
  • Unaffected by site weather conditions.
  • Reduction in labour requirement on site.
  • Eliminates the need for small concrete loads and evening pours which are a feature with in-situ columns.
  • When using high strength concrete, a reduction in reinforcement steel can be achieved.
  • The erection of Columns is a silent process which can take place at any time day or night. There are generally time restrictions on noisy site activities such as the pouring and vibrating of an in-situ column.
  • There is a substantial Health & Safety dividend when using Precast Concrete Columns.


Project: Portmarnock Beach View Platform

Contractor:   SB Civil Engineers Limited

Engineer:  Kavanagh Mansfield

Products: Columns, Beams and Wideslab Flooring

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Ronan Leavy

Ronan has more than 20 years experience in the Construction Industry.Since joining Flood Precast in 2003, he has developed strong working relationships with new and existing customers, both in the UK and Ireland. Ronan graduated from Dundalk Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Construction Studies.

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Ronan Leavy