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CASE STUDY : STRIP OUT & GROUNDWORKS WITH COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

Project

Internal demolition, strip out & groundworks at major maufacturing facility

Location

Former Car Parts Factory, Coventry

Services

Strip out / Internal demolition / Groundworks

Duration

12 weeks

Main Contractor

Seddon

Value of Project

£500k+

Umberslade Site Manager

Gabe Pettitt, Senior Site Manager

COVID-19 Precautions
  • ​Social-distancing maintained where possible, workforce divided into small teams 

  • Handwashing facilities around site, canteen seating reconfigured, one-way walkways

  • Lift & hoist control surfaces cleaned regularly

  • Vehicle interiors cleaned regularly & avoidance of public transport where possible

  • Advisory signage, tool-box talks

Work Carried Out
  • Demolish internal warehouse walls and remove ceiling linings

  • Demolish pre-fabricated structures

  • Removal of damaged cladding panels

  • Dismantle mezzanine floors

  • Remove loading doors, access ladders and high-level plant gantries.

  • Remove roof-mounted process extraction systems, air scrubbing systems, pipework and other HVAC

  • Removal & renewal of damaged / displaced kerbs, edgings, and paving

  • Strip out canteen, kitchen, stores and WC’s

  • Concrete cutting/breaking out, localised removal & reinstatement of concrete yard surfaces

  • Infill of existing machine press pits through both mass fill and reinforced concrete slabs cast onto a multi-deck system

  • Safe removal & disposal of surplus materials

Groundworks: Concrete pour for Seddon

Time-lapse Video: Concrete pour to create reinforced slabs - part of the infill of existing pits

PUNCTUAL

Stephen Pallett, Contracts Manager

Umberslade are always punctual, polite to the client and our staff and their work is clean & tidy. Overall they do a great job in demanding situations.

 

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