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Naylor and the Olympic Legacy Part 5

Naylor and the Olympic Legacy Part 5

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

The Athletes Village There were a number of contractors building blocks for the Athletes accommodation, but amongst the Brickwork Contractors using Naylor Concrete Lintels were Lee Marley Brickwork Contractors of Reading.
Watertight Concrete Basement For Luxury Wembley Development

Watertight Concrete Basement For Luxury Wembley Development

Triton Systems

Two 20 storey buildings, one a hotel and the other a luxury residential and commercial apartment block, have been constructed near Wembley Stadium. Triton Systems was appointed by the main contractor, Donban Construction, to supply a watertight concrete system for the large underground car park which will serve both buildings.
Bespoke, concrete benches for famous art gallery

Bespoke, concrete benches for famous art gallery

Furnitubes International Ltd

The construction of a dedicated garden space, located on a former flat grassed area between a 19th-century red-brick mill and the 21st-century art gallery, is the latest development at The Hepworth Wakefield. Landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith designed the unusual garden benches - large scale concrete blocks with inset timber seating pads. At over 4m long, and weighing 2200kg each, the benches were at the very limit of a single piece concrete moulding and required the set-up of a dedicated new mould specifically for the 4 benches. The garden provides step-free access for use to enjoy this inspiring setting.
Concrete seating for award winning regeneration project

Concrete seating for award winning regeneration project

Furnitubes International Ltd

The £174M Myatts Field North regeneration scheme in Lambeth, London. The development comprises 808 new build homes, the modernisation and refurbishment of 172 existing homes and a new state-of-the-art community centre. as well as new landscaped park, new streets, green spaces and allotments. Furnitubes supplied concrete cubes and linear blocks from the Blyth range. The chosen colour was our standard light grey, in an acid etch finish, designed to complement the material palette used in the surrounding buildings and other hard landscape features.
Concrete Kitchen Worktops

Concrete Kitchen Worktops

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

On this fast turnaround project we worked closely with Clarke Penman Architecture to manufacture and install polished concrete kitchen worktops and splash-backs.Concrete worktops are extremely strong and durable and designed to withstand busy family use. These were cast to the client’s individual and unique specifications using our BTX Ultra High Performance Concrete mix with a hydrophobic agent to limit moisture absorption. The worktops were cut to fit various kitchen appliances and then treated and sealed to make them stain proof.Spanning over 6 metres, separate large BTX concrete panels were carefully assembled on site and fitted with brass sink and taps by our experienced team. The finished effect is a modern, industrial look that complements client’s design style and blends perfectly with the raw plastered walls and concrete floors, which together create a truly unique and highly functional kitchen.
Concrete Lamp Shades

Concrete Lamp Shades

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Manufacture and installation of 10 bespoke concrete pendant light fittings for newly refurbished London gym and changing rooms. Materials used: Hand-cast concrete sphere shaped lamp shades with hand applied metallic internal finish and stainless steel fittings. We were asked to manufacture 10 bespoke extra large sphere-shaped concrete pendant lamps with hand applied metallic internal finish and stainless steel fittings. Product Spec: Size: diameter 47cm, shade height 28cm, maximum suspension height 120cm Weight 6.25kg Finish/ Colour: Rough finish – GREY Cable / cord : Herringbone brown linen Ceiling rose : Concrete GREY Colour temperature: 3000k LED WARM WHITE
Concrete Reception Desks

Concrete Reception Desks

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Design and manufacture of 2 reception desks and browser in GRC cast and sprayed concrete with brass finishes for ROMO GROUP. Materials used: Hand cast and sprayed GRFC concrete in Silk Mist finished with brass detailing. For Romo’s flagship store in London’s Chelsea Design Centre, the Living Concrete team were faced with the challenge of converting complicated geometrical designs into two precast reception desks and a browser. The single casts were made offsite, with each being over four meters long. They were treated and sealed to make them stain proof.
Entrance Concrete Cladding

Entrance Concrete Cladding

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Manufacture and installation of bespoke 3D GRC cladding panels in Tempest Grey colour and Silk finish Client: Morgan Lovell Materials used: Panels were produced using BTX GRC high performance concrete in 3 meter length and only 20mm thickness. Bespoke 3D BTX GRC high performance concrete cladding panels were installed by Living Concrete to the famous 10 Old Bailey entrance. The panels were 3 meters in length each but only 20mm thick. Panels were double fixed to a steel frame and sealed in a Silk finish.
Concrete Outdoor Furniture

Concrete Outdoor Furniture

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

On this fast turnaround project we worked closely with Apteriors; Interior Design and Furniture Specialists and McLaren Construction to manufacture and supply outdoor concrete furniture for new multipurpose recreation and study area for New Regent’s College in London. Living Concrete supplied 4 large Let’s Dine Concrete Tables and 12 concrete cube seats with oak cladding which were assembled on site and finished with a specialist sealant. Product Spec: Let’s Dine Table Size: height 70cm x length 200cm x width 100cm Finish/ Colour: Mist Hand-cast GRC concrete Indoor and outdoor use
Concrete Stairs at Pennybank

Concrete Stairs at Pennybank

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project:  Refurbishment and restoration of 6 flights of concrete stairs and landings at Pennybank Chambers, London     Client: Emrys Architects, DDC LTDMaterials used:  MicroConcrete coating in Grey colour and Satin finishThe Living Concrete team were commissioned by Emrys to refurbish and restore an old concrete staircase. This was followed by hand application of Microconcrete coating with Anti-slip agent around the cast iron step threads which were cast in brass finish.  MicroConcrete coating is especially suitable to this type of artisan restoration and it is ideal for tougher environments such as stairs, shop and office floors, bars, hotels and exteriors with no need for joins or breaks. It can be applied over existing materials which reduces the time needed for application and maintenance.
Outdoor Concrete Kitchen

Outdoor Concrete Kitchen

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

The Living Concrete team are highly experienced at working with leading designers to create bespoke furniture for beautiful spaces. That’s why Charlotte Crosland came to us to discuss the design, manufacture and installation of this stunning outdoor kitchen and entertainment space, housed in a purpose built oak building at her client’s Great Missenden home.We cast a number of items including work surfaces, kitchen cupboards with shelving and drawers, fridge enclosure, BBQ, cast in sink with copper fittings and seatWe used a unique eco concrete mix with a hydrophobic agent to limit moisture absorption and the smooth Silk Mist finish was treated and sealed with Satin Stain protection to make it damage proof. Our high-performance concrete doesn’t corrode or degrade, making it a long-lasting, practical choice that will keep its good looks. It’s fireproof too – a major advantage inside the home, but equally so in an outdoor oak-built structure such as this.
Graven Hill self-build ICF houses with concrete upper floors

Graven Hill self-build ICF houses with concrete upper floors

CDI Innovative Construction Materials Ltd

Built on a self-build development site at Graven Hill in Bicester, where every property is different, this house utilises a number of different design styles and is constructed from an ICF system called Durisol Blocks. The first floor is constructed using the Lewis Deck and includes sound separation, underfloor heating and wet-rooms. It is common for the 1st floor to see a liquid screed installed over the deck, however for this project the client just ordered a little additional of the concrete being poured down the walls to complete the floors.
Concrete Worktops, Office Canteen

Concrete Worktops, Office Canteen

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Manufacture and installation of concrete worktops at the office canteenClient: Everybody’s Music ManagementMaterials used:  Bespoke BTX GRC 2500 x 65 x 30 mm precast and hand polished concrete worktops in Silk Mist finish.Three large concrete panels; each 2500 mm long and 650 mm wide with side returns; were installed by the Living Concrete team in the communal office space at Everybody’s Music Management offices in North London.The worktops were cast to the client’s individual and unique specifications using our BTX Ultra High Performance Concrete mix with a hydrophobic agent to limit moisture absorption. The worktops were cut to fit various kitchen appliances and then treated and sealed to make them stain proof. Concrete worktops are extremely strong and durable and designed to withstand high level of use.
Floating Steps & Concrete Tiles

Floating Steps & Concrete Tiles

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Cast GRC concrete bespoke floating steps and concrete tiles for private residence in CobhamMaterials used: GRC concrete with hydrophobic agent and stain proof finishThe Living Concrete team were commissioned to design and create 180 square metres of large format exterior concrete tiles to surround the pool area, patio and paths of an exclusive private residence in Cobham.Working closely with the client, we drew up plans which also involved a cascade of floating steps to create seamless access on what was quite a difficult tiered site. Having assessed all the practical and logistical issues, we worked out a tight schedule of measuring, landscaping, pre-cast and on-site casting and, finally, staged installation of all the elementsas well as laying the pool area and surrounds, we undertook on-site casting of fair-faced concrete garden walls in our Storm-coloured plain Rough finish.This project had many challenges in its design and execution and covered a large external area on different levels incorporating very heavy concrete elements – creating this stunning feature.
MicroConcrete Installation, HKR Hoxton, London

MicroConcrete Installation, HKR Hoxton, London

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Large scale MicroConcrete installation to the reception walls at HKR Hoxton apartment block in London.Client: Tolent ConstructionMaterials used:  Grey colour MicroConcrete coating was hand trowelled in layers to a final thickness between 2 and 3mm and wax polished to achieve a satin finish.This was a large scale renovation project by Tolent Construction of a brand new residential building located on Hackney Road. The MicroConcrete Grey coating was hand applied to the walls in reception area of approx. 160m2.MicroConcrete is a great alternative to traditional polished concrete, and at a minimal thickness and weight it produces a seamless, continuous finish. Like MicroCement it can be applied to interior and exterior surfaces, without the need for joins. It can also be applied over existing surfaces. MicroConcrete is a smoother finish and is more slip-resistant than MicroCement.
K2 Space Concrete Reception Desk

K2 Space Concrete Reception Desk

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Bespoke concrete-cladded reception desk for a workspace in South London. Client: K2 SPACE / Glenstone Materials: Large BTX Concrete 3D panels (overlays) in Mist colour and Smooth finish. The panels were cladded over a hard wood carcass. To create an impressive raw industrial look, we used special large format BTX concrete precast 3D panels that were made to K2 Space’s specific design and carefully assembled and finished by our team on site. The results speak for themselves in this stylish modern office space where this stunning 6m long and 1.2 m tall reception desk takes centre stage.
One in the chamber for concrete specialist as turbine project reaches completion

One in the chamber for concrete specialist as turbine project reaches completion

Whites Concrete

Whites Concrete has supplied a pre-cast concrete chamber for an 11-tonne Archimedean screw turbine installed on the banks of the River Esk in Whitby, North Yorkshire by national engineering and construction company JN Bentley. The Whites Concrete chamber has been constructed using robust Groundwall L-shaped units, to house the 2.9m diameter screw turbine. The latter will operate with up to 4 cumec with a rated capacity of 51.6KW as it generates electricity for Esk Energy (Yorkshire). Esk Energy secured funding towards the cost of the project through a community share issue.
Concrete Cladding, Metro Station in Warsaw

Concrete Cladding, Metro Station in Warsaw

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Supply and installation of 7000 m2  of internal and external GRC cladding panels using hidden fixings system at three newly build metro stations.Location:  Warsaw, PolandClient: Astaldi S.p.A.Materials used:  PLAIN, ENGRAVED and GAP GRC large format concrete panels with ‘Helping Hand’ invisible aluminium bracket system. Panels were in Rough Mist and Anthracite finish.
Concrete Wall Cladding - Basement Media Room

Concrete Wall Cladding - Basement Media Room

LIVING CONCRETE LTD

Project: Manufacture and installation of bespoke concrete cladding in a high-tech media room. The design comprised of floating 3D concrete seat wrapped around the fire place and individually sized concrete panels for chimney breast, wall, floor and ceiling. All panels were fitted using mechanical and chemical fixings.Client: Tigg & Coll Architects  Materials used: Large format Plain and GAP GRC panels in Rough Mist finish and sealed with hydrophobic agent and clear sealant.On this challenging project we worked closely with Tigg & Coll Architects to manufacture and supply bespoke concrete cladding for new multipurpose media room.The large format bespoke Plain and GAP concrete panels were cast to the client’s individual and unique specifications using our BTX Ultra High Performance Concrete mix with a hydrophobic agent to limit moisture absorption. The panels were cut to fit around the fireplace, floor, walls and ceiling and then treated and sealed to make them stain proof.The finished effect is a modern, industrial look that complements client’s design style and creates a truly unique and highly relaxing space.
Lake District stream unstraightened in concrete project

Lake District stream unstraightened in concrete project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Pre-cast concrete panels were used in an unusual project to carry out the ‘re- meandering' of a historically straightened section of Swindale Beck in the Lake District. Whites Concrete supplied its precast Rockwall and Groundwall panels so that Coffey Construction could quickly and efficiently form a new Coanda screen, fish pass walls and a Crump Weir to Swindale Beck, which is an upstream sub-catchment of Cumbria’s River Eden.
Naylor Concrete supplies Hi-Spec Concrete Lintels to Lend Lease £70m Northumbria Hospital Project

Naylor Concrete supplies Hi-Spec Concrete Lintels to Lend Lease £70m Northumbria Hospital Project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Lend Lease bagged the £70m contract to build an emergency care hospital in East Cramlington. The hospital will be the first in the county to have specialists working around the clock to ensure seriously ill or injured patients get treatment quicker. Alongside the major A&E department, the hospital includes a short-stay paediatric facility and consultant-led maternity unit. Its innovative design includes wards arranged around a central nurses' station, to enable staff to keep a closer eye on patients. Naylor Concrete supplied Hi-Spec R8 and R6 concrete lintels to Specialist Brickwork Contractor P James throughout the construction.
Lake District stream unstraightened in concrete project

Lake District stream unstraightened in concrete project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Pre-cast concrete panels were used in an unusual project to carry out the ‘re- meandering' of a historically straightened section of Swindale Beck in the Lake District. Whites Concrete supplied its precast Rockwall and Groundwall panels so that Coffey Construction could quickly and efficiently form a new Coanda screen, fish pass walls and a Crump Weir to Swindale Beck, which is an upstream sub-catchment of Cumbria’s River Eden.
Whites Concrete panels for cemetery wall structure in Wigan

Whites Concrete panels for cemetery wall structure in Wigan

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Precast concrete Groundwall panels, designed and manufactured by Whites Concrete with a special rock face finish to blend in with existing surroundings, have replaced an integral part of a cemetery wall structure in Wigan. The 2.35m high (1m wide) concrete panels, which were formed with a bespoke liner, were installed on time and within budget by Parklands Services, a leading construction provider in the North West. Shaun Edwards, Managing Director of Parklands Services, commented: “We were very impressed with the turnaround, quality and detail of the precast panels from Whites Concrete".
Lidl Rathfarnham | SMET Bauprotec Render spec | NRS group

Lidl Rathfarnham | SMET Bauprotec Render spec | NRS group

SMET Building Products Ltd

Smet Supported Partner, NRS Group machine applied the LIDL External Render System onto Poroton blocks externally using as Base Coat: Bauprotec 850 M - Lightweight Lime Cement Render, and as Key Coat: Change of substrate concrete/steel pillar/Poroton block or mass concrete and insulated plinths: Bauprotec RHS Multi-Purpose Render.The internal Render System specification onto Poroton blockwork consists of a base of Coat: Bauprotec 850 M, Lightweight Lime Cement Render, sponge floated in warehouse areas and skim finished in sales areas. Key Coat: Change of substrate concrete/steel pillar/Poroton block: Bauprotec RHS is used.SMET is committed to delivering consistently superior quality, German-made Render Systems to Lidl Plastering and rendering/plastering contractors across the UK and ROI.If you'd like to speak to us about your Lidl job - contact SMET on.All LIDL spec SMET Render System products are available directly from Smet Building Products Ltd, which ensures the contractor has a superior level of technical backup in the machine application of the LIDL specification.
External seating solutions required at New Police HQ

External seating solutions required at New Police HQ

Furnitubes International Ltd

The new Northamptonshire Police HQ development required various external seating at the front entrance to accommodate staff and visitors. Furnitubes' Mesa concrete blocks were ideal - whilst providing seating provision, the heavy duty blocks also act as a security barrier to the main entrance. Eight Zenith seats were supplied in a satin polish finish with WPC slats, as well as the addition of Contor Wall-Top seating platforms to the walls that surround the building.
One in the chamber for concrete specialist as turbine project reaches completion

One in the chamber for concrete specialist as turbine project reaches completion

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Whites Concrete has supplied a pre-cast concrete chamber for an 11-tonne Archimedean screw turbine installed on the banks of the River Esk in Whitby, North Yorkshire by national engineering and construction company JN Bentley. The Whites Concrete chamber has been constructed using robust Groundwall L-shaped units, to house the 2.9m diameter screw turbine. The latter will operate with up to 4 cumec with a rated capacity of 51.6KW as it generates electricity for Esk Energy (Yorkshire). Esk Energy secured funding towards the cost of the project through a community share issue.
Naylor Concrete supplies the Trinity Walk Wakefield project

Naylor Concrete supplies the Trinity Walk Wakefield project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Naylor Concrete Ltd supplied Hi-Spec, Fire Spec and Fairfaced Lintels to the 500,000 sq ft Trinity Walk project in Wakefield. Trinity Walk shopping centre opened its doors in Wakefield in May 2011. Wakefield Council described it as “the most important City Centre development for more than 20 years” Trinity Walk is a partially enclosed shopping centre with 63 stores and 1000 parking spaces. The centre contains some major anchor stores including a Sainsburys, Debenhams, Next and Asda Living.
Royal College of Pathologists

Royal College of Pathologists

Cordek Ltd

The Royal College of Pathologists have relocated their London Headquarters to the rapidly changing area of Aldgate, on the Eastern fringes of the city. The new seven storey structure replaces an existing office block, providing a flexible and environmentally efficient building to house their growing needs. The building design includes major conference facilities, meeting rooms, offices, a multi-function auditorium, exhibition space, restaurant facilities and accommodation. Cordek were asked by the specialist concrete frame contractor Oliver Connell & Son to devise a formwork system to allow the construction of ribbed concrete floors.
Naylor Concrete supplies Sun Lane Leisure Centre project

Naylor Concrete supplies Sun Lane Leisure Centre project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Naylor Concrete supplied Hi-Spec, Fire Spec and Stainless Steel L-Strip Lintels to the Sun Lane Leisure project in Wakefield. Sun Lane Leisure is an inspirational venue for the district built on the site of the old Sun Lane Baths and will allow Wakefield district residents to swim, get fit and stay active in a purpose built and modern facility that includes: • Six lane 25m pool with adjustable depth • 13m x 7m studio pool with adjustable depth • 100 station fitness suite • Multi-use activity studio • Health suite with steam room and sauna • 130 capacity spectator viewing area
Naylor Concrete supplied The Hepworth Gallery Project

Naylor Concrete supplied The Hepworth Gallery Project

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Naylor supplied Hi-Spec and Fairfaced Lintels to the Hepworth Wakefield which has a gross floor area of 5,232m2 and 1600m2 of gallery space. The Hepworth Wakefield is the only gallery to open outside London in over 50 years. The Hepworth Wakefield houses a collection of sculptures by local born artist Barbara Hepworth alongside the works of other prominent artists. Wakefield Council began project development in 2003 with a RIBA international architecture competition that led to the selection of David Chipperfield as architect. Design development started in 2004 and construction began 3 years later.
CS_Pro-BW Plus_Knolly's House

CS_Pro-BW Plus_Knolly's House

Proteus Waterproofing

Knolly’s House, a residential block of flats in London, required refurbishment works to the internal communal walkways and concrete stairwells as the existing waterproofing had reached the end of its serviceable life. The waterproofing needed to be fast cure as the communal balconies were the only access to the flats. Therefore, Proteus Waterproofing specified Pro-BW® Plus system.
Selby College, North Yorkshire

Selby College, North Yorkshire

AG

Quick and easy dry-build Anchor Diamond blocks were used to form 300Lm of low-height landscape retaining walls and interesting seating areas for cross-shaped cuttings through a large grassy mound. The mound creates a striking landscape feature and focal point in front of the college and was formed using the large surplus of spoil generated during the demolition works. Over 3,000SQM of Boulevard paving was also selected to give a clean crisp contemporary feel to the hard landscaping areas with the associated cost benefits of concrete blocks and the production quality consistency needed for the phased construction.
Cornwall House - External Stone Overcladding

Cornwall House - External Stone Overcladding

Cristofoli International Ltd

As part of a refurbishment programme, this project featured the changing of an office block into residential dwellings. The existing structure could not support the weight of traditional blockwork so a lightweight steel structure featuring our lightweight stone was an excellent answer. This solution kept the overall facade design within acceptable weight limits. A bush hammered finish was chosen to achieve a fresh, durable result in keeping with the existing concrete facade.
Lewis Deck in an ICF Build.

Lewis Deck in an ICF Build.

CDI Innovative Construction Materials Ltd

The building was constructed using ICF blocks that are to have a rendered finish. Internally the ground floor is a concrete slab and the upper floor has timber posi-joists with the Lewis Deck and resilient strips laid above. 16mm underfloor heating pipes are then clipped into our new clip rail system with a free flowing screed then poured on top, 50mm thick. This then gives 20mm cover to the heating pipes, maximising the efficiency of the whole system.
Contemporary furniture for refurbished London urban park

Contemporary furniture for refurbished London urban park

Furnitubes International Ltd

Enfield Town Park is a 9.5-hectare green open space in the heart of the Enfield Town, north London. Following a series of consultations with the public and park user groups, works were undertaken in to restore the lake, reinstate public access to it, repair the leaks, and add wildlife friendly features to the area. Furnitubes supplied two types of products to the scheme – concrete Blyth cube seating blocks and Parallel table and bench sets.
Bespoke Development - Royston, Hertfordshire

Bespoke Development - Royston, Hertfordshire

BPD Building Product Design Ltd

The design of the house specified an airtight and thermal efficient solution to meet Building Regulations. The brief for DGTS was to provide a highly insulated (U-Values for walls/0.11 and floors/0.13) envelope to the main steel frame structure and concrete beam and block floors to both ground and first floor level. The dwelling floor area was approx 700m² broken up into twelve rooms including a wet room, gym, media room and library.

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