Murraywood Construction worked with ISG Construction to develop a new Exhibition Centre Facility and Pullman Hotel Development, worth £65m.
The Scope of Works is broken down into the following sections:
- Phase 1 – Enabling Works: These works consisted of forming a new road with associated drainage / kerbing / paving.All major services (gas / water / HV / LV / BT / Virgin) were also diverted within this package of works. This phase was required so another road could be closed allowing main building works to then progress. Works completed December 2013. Note surfacing works undertaken by Huyton Asphalt.
- Phase 2 – Hotel/Exhibition Centre and Service Yard
- 160ml 4ml high perimeter service yard wall – reinforced concrete bases and columns infilled with blockwork.
- 6,000m² of external paving comprising of many bespoke features.
- 9,000m² service yard. Valued engineered on site from concrete yard to a Hardicrete surfacing. This is grouted tarmac. Tarmac surfacing undertaken by Huyton Asphalt with Grouting by Hardicrete.
- Reinforced concrete foundation bases. These were cast onto concrete piles. Base size varies up to 350m3. Total concrete in excess of 5,000m³.
- Ground floor slab – 13,000m² – 8,100m² powerfloated finish to main halls with balance office and service areas. Note the main hall had 1,000ml of floor channelling installed for exhibition usage.
- Underground service tunnel – The main hall has a service tunnel sized 3ml in width by 3ml in height and approx. 150ml in length. This was a reinforced concrete structure and undertaken by Offafix.
- Drainage – up to 5ml in depth and sizes to 600mm diameter. Due to constraints on site some tunnelling works were required for main site foul outfall. This was undertaken by HB Tunnelling.
- Job Value £7.5 million.