Bespoke Precast Concrete Case Studies

Bespoke Precast Concrete Case Studies

Our bespoke precast concrete projects team was established to offer a comprehensive service from design through to finish, providing a wide range of solutions for many different precast projects.

Every construction project is different, which is why we established our bespoke concrete division back in 2009. Working directly with the client, or in partnership with other companies, we specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of precast concrete units, which are custom made to your specification.

With a dedicated design team and mould manufacturing facilities on-site, we are able to produce a wide range of precast concrete components that are completely bespoke to your construction project.

We can mass produce concrete units for any construction project or produce individual one-off components for smaller jobs.

Examples of bespoke precast components we have created include: precast concrete slabs for multi-storey car park, wall panels for sea defence schemes, concrete stairs and seating for civil regeneration projects, concrete units and copings for the rail industry and plinths for charity trails.

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Network Rail – Brixton Road Railway Arches

The Brixton Road rail arches carry the Atlantic (ATL) and Catford lines (CAT) between Denmark Hill and Brixton Stations. Annual Network Rail inspections of arch 276 identified the ATL end of the structure as being under strength and a temporary speed restriction was introduced. The Network Rail remedial works were scheduled for Autumn/Winter 2020 and Dyer and Butler were appointed Principal Contractor to undertake the works.

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Hartlepool Headland Concrete Sea Defence Walls

Hartlepool Headland : Concrete Sea Defence Walls

Poundfield supplied over 4,000 reinforced concrete panels, copings and handrails in a £2m order from from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. The concrete panels were used on the Hartlepool Headland sea defence project.

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Lime Wood Free School

Lime Wood Free School : Precast Exterior Ring Beams

Lime Wood Free School is due to open its doors in 2022 when it will provide state-of-the-art education facilities for 630 children. Poundfield Precast manufactured 83 exterior ring beams for both the ground and first floor on both the internal and exterior faces of the school. In total over 400 tonnes of concrete was used to produce the precast units.

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Exposed Aggregate Front Fascias

Bam Nuttall : 84 Exposed Aggregate Front Fascias as part of Flood Defence Scheme

Our work with Bam Nuttall on their flood defence scheme at Radcliffe near Manchester saw us manufacture 84 exposed aggregate front fascias. Most of the units weighed 2.45 tonnes including some bespoke intermediate steps that were also designed and supplied by Poundfield.

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Precast concrete slipway at Shoreham Adur

Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme : 112 concrete slipway planks and 64 capping beams

As part of the £31 million, Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, we manufactured and delivered 64 capping beams and 112 slipway planks to the home of the Shoreham Sailing Club. The planks required an exposed aggregate finish on the surface along with drainage channels.

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Completed Poundfield Precast sea defence wall at Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay Coastal Regeneration : 2,000 Bespoke Concrete Sea Defence Wall Panels

Our bespoke products team was commissioned to deliver 2,000 bespoke sea defence wall panels to support the rebuilding of the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay, as part of North Tyneside Council’s £36m Seafront Master Plan.

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Rail Platforms

Network Rail : Bespoke Concrete Railway Station Platform Extensions

Our bespoke concrete division produced 65 cross beams, each of which was mounted onto footings constructed alongside the rail tracks. Onto these a Block and Beam flooring system was then laid – this consisted of a total of nearly 1,000 beams – cut to various lengths of up to 4 metres.

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Charity Art Trails

Charity Art Trails : Elmer’s Big Parade, Snail Trails and Grizzly Bears

We have supplied concrete plinths for charity art projects in towns in various parts of the country, including for Pigs Gone Wild, Elmer’s Big Parade and Snailspace Brighton trail.

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Roker Pier Refurbishment - Installation

Roker Pier : Bespoke Building & Construction

For over a hundred years, Roker Pier & Lighthouse has protected the entrance into the city of Sunderland’s harbour. As part of the Pier’s refurbishment, we were selected by Hall Construction Services Ltd to supply specially manufactured pieces for a new building at the entrance to the tunnel that provides safe access under the Pier to the lighthouse for visitors during bad weather.

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solar panel concrete

Travis Perkins : 275 Reinforced Concrete Blocks for Large Solar Panels

Our bespoke division manufactured a set of 275 reinforced concrete blocks to support an array of large solar panels for one of our regular customers, Travis Perkins.

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