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Flood Precast Wide Slab Flooring Solves Design Problem at Northwick Park Hospital

Wide Slab Flooring Solves Design Problem at Northwick Park Hospital

Flood Precast helped to ensure that a vital hospital construction project was able to meet its targets with their trademark wide slab flooring product Flood Wideslab. A badly-needed new Accident and Emergency department The A&E department at Northwick Park Hospital in Brent, London was outdated and much too small – it was described as ‘overwhelmed’.…

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Flood Precast Stairs at Watford Football Club's New East Stand

Flood Precast Stairs at Watford Football Club’s New East Stand

Flood Precast products are playing a key role in the new East Stand at Watford Football Club. The new stand includes approximately 1500 linear metres of Flood Precast terrace units and associated steps, Hollowcore Flooring, and a stair core. Precast Stairs – safety and fast installation Flood Precast concrete stairs provide the fire resistance which…

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BIM at Birmingham New Street Station Car Park

Flood Precast uses BIM in successful project coordination at Birmingham New Street Station Car Park. The redevelopment of the Station is a major project involving many contractors. By using Building Information Modelling, Flood Precast are able to work seamlessly with the steel constructors on the multi-storey car park, ensuring safety, efficiency, and adherence to schedule.…

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BIM at Bede Campus, City of Sunderland College

BIM at Bede Campus, City of Sunderland College

Building Information Modelling is playing a key role in Flood Precast’s work on new buildings at the City of Sunderland College’s Bede Campus. The project involves the replacement of existing buildings by a new visual and performing arts complex, and a sports centre. Seamless Planning BIM enables Flood Precast to work seamlessly with other members…

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Building Information Modelling; Flood Precast is fully embracing this New Construction Technology

BIM – Flood Precast fully embracing this New Construction Technology

Flood Precast has been striving to quickly adopt BIM, the computerised design, data sharing, and management process which is revolutionising the construction industry. A Key Role in UK and Ireland It is certain that Building Information Modelling will increasingly come to dominate the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. The Dublin Institute of…

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Flood Precast Concrete Flooring at Horizon School, Hackney

Flood Precast feature in RIBA for Horizon School Hackney

A school for children with special educational needs, which uses Flood Precast products, has been the subject of a very positive feature in the RIBA Journal, the magazine of the Royal Institute of British Architects. A Brand New School for Children with Special Needs The Garden School in Hackney is an entirely new building on…

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Thermal Mass

Thermal Mass and Wideslab at New Academy Building

Nene Park Academy, in Oundle Road, Orton Longueville, opened its new building in September 2013. The 15m, 1,100 pupil academy extends over 6,564 square metres and includes fully equipped IT and digital media studios.   The new build used 5600 sq m of Flood Wideslab and 4 bespoke precast stair cores, which were designed specifically…

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Flood's Wide Slab Flooring Stops Bullets for the Northumbria Police Authority

Wide Slab Flooring Stops Bullets for the Northumbria Police Authority

Because of its high density, and its sound-absorbing qualities, Flood Wideslab, our trademark wideslab flooring, was the ideal material to contain the risks posed by live ammunition at Northumbria Police Authority’s new Firearms Training Facility at Follingsby Park, Gateshead. The recently-completed new building contains firing ranges and driver training accommodation, together with office space for…

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Thermal Mass

Thermal Mass for Energy Efficiency in Shelfield Community Academy building

Flood precast products have proved to be an ideal match for high-tech educational facilities in a newly-finished project near Birmingham. The Shelfield Community Academy building in Pelsall, West Midlands, which was officially opened by His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex in October, used approximately 8000 square metres of Flood Wideslab and 10 precast stair…

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Precast Concrete Stairs

Flood Precast Concrete Stairs for Safety and Security at the Northampton Criminal Justice Centre

Flood Precast provided all the precast concrete stairs for the acclaimed new Northampton Criminal Justice Centre, and also a bespoke design of secure cell ceiling slabs. Northamptonshire Police Authority urgently needed to replace both its office space and its out-dated and cramped holding cell accommodation, and the new building at Pavilion Drive, Brackmills provides 40…

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