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Concast provide Precast for ESBI substations, in Dublin

ESB International (ESBI) is a growing international energy company and one of Europe's leading engineering consultancies. As part of ESBI’s Dublin North Fringe infrastructural works, two new substation structures have been installed at  Belcamp in County Dublin. The two substations have been clad with Concasts insulated precast panels which are fabricated off site in a range of textured colours.

New Precast Multi-Storey Car Park for Network Rail

The newly opened Precast Multi-Storey Car Park (MSCP) at Network Rail’s Rochester Riverside Station will provide 340 car spaces over 6 levels. The MSCP is ideal for visitors, shoppers and commuters using the newly redeveloped Rochester Riverside Station which only opened last December 2015. The new MSCP will undoubtedly make Rochester one of the most attractive commuter stations in Kent.

Major distribution centre at Magna Park, Milton Keynes

IDI Gazeley is one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks with 59 million square feet of premier assets under their management worldwide.  They appointed McLaren Construction to develop the impressive 17,000 sq/m distribution facility at Magna Park. Concast have provided the precast concrete structures for this development, at the project located East of Milton Keynes. The scheme is a managed access with excellent access and provides great flexibility for users. 

Concast supplying precast to the £50m Stockley flyover for Network Rail

The new flyover at Stockley in Hillingdon, allows Crossrail services to operate to and from Heathrow. The flyover was built at the very busy Heathrow Airport Junction area, which services trains to and from Heathrow as well as along the Great Western Main Line (GWML). A new single track viaduct for all trains from Heathrow towards London was built, ensuring that trains will be able to join the branch to Heathrow without delay - or being delayed by - fast trains to the west.

Bourne on high praise for Concast at SKY Corporations HQ MSCP

Concast have completed 2 substantial 7 storey access cores for SKY Corporations new Head Quarter’s Multi-Storey Car Park (MSCP) at Osterley, London. The cores form part of a large MSCP which is being constructed in steel by Concast’s client Bourne Parking.

Concast are proud to be part of New World Record

Main contractor McLaren have completed a new 87,000 sq.m. National Distribution Centre for IDI Gazeley at Magna Park Milton Keynes. Destined to be occupied by Waitrose, the building represents one of the largest distribution centres ever built in the UK, completed by McLaren in a World Record 32 week programme.

Buckingham Construction & Concast at DP World London Gateway

Opened 2013, DP World London Gateway is the UK's first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe's largest logistics park. Owned and operated by DP World, London Gateway is situated on the north bank of the River Thames, providing deep-sea shipping access to the greater London area.

McLaren & Concast are quids-in at Poundland Harlow

Our friends at McLaren’s were instructed as the principal contractor for a new £15.2 million flagship distribution centre for the retailer Poundland at Harlow Essex. The project included the construction of a new 3,000 sq.m. distribution centre for the high profile retail chain. 

Concast C4 Precast warehouse frame

Concast have completed the supply and erection of a 2,300 sq.m. 10 bay warehouse for MDY Construction at Stadium Business Park, Dublin 11. The occupier of the warehouse Chemco (Ireland) Ltd are a chemical supplier who specified a Precast solution due to its inherent fire rating, long life, low maintenance, robust, dust and ledge free properties. Concast Precast products provided included; 11no. 29m. C4 beams; gable, internal and parapet columns; along with steel gutters and purlins.

Willmott Dixon Precast MSCP for Darlington City Council

Willmott Dixon have commenced ground works on Darlington City Council’s new Multi-Storey Car Park at Beaumont Street. The MSCP will provide 650 parking spaces servicing an expected influx of vehicles visiting the adjoining proposed Feethams Leisure Complex. Concast are providing a full Precast frame and flooring solution for this substantial Town Centre development. Willmott Dixon were so impressed with Concast’s Sunderland RVI Hospital Precast frame that they wanted one too!

Balfour Beatty & Concast Flying High at Dublin Airport

Concast will be providing all Precast elements for a hybrid Precast and Steel extension of the existing Multi-Storey Car Park at Terminal 2 Dublin International Airport. The extension will add an additional 4 floors to the existing Precast 2 storey 1300 space car park (pictured). Balfour Beatty have been awarded this prestigious design and build project which will incorporate a new station for the proposed Metro North Light Rail.

VolkerStevin Extend UK’s Largest Container Port with Concast

Concast’s successful relationship with VolkerStevin is being further strengthened by this instruction to provide Precast for the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres.

Carillion & Concast Deliver Phase 1 Crossrail Stockley Flyover Heathrow

Carillion have taken possession of the First Phase of Concast’s Precast elements for the Crossrail Stokley Flyover project at Heathrow Airport. The new flyover will allow trains to join the Heathrow branch without delaying fast trains to the west.

Vinci’s Sunderland Hospital MSCP opens and now everyone wants one!

The new Multi-Storey Car Park has opened at Sunderland RVI Hospital adjoining the Niall Quinn Children’s Centre.

Winvic & Waitrose go Dotcom

Concast have successfully completed the supply and erection of approximately 400 linear metres retaining wall up to 4m in height along with dock levellers, stairs and lift cores for main contractor Winvic. The 80,000 sq.ft. warehouse on 6 acres at Coulsdon London will be know as the Dotcom Fulfilment Centre (DFC) as it will cater solely for shopping ordered through Waitrose’s website.

Concast Monkey Business at Fota Wildlife Park

Concast have just recently completed a spectacular 88 metre long sky walkway at the new Fota Wildlife Asia Experience. The new Asia Experience which will add an extra 40% to the size of the existing wildlife park at Fota Island. Our Erection Team even got some help from the on-site local inhabitants!

Concast members of Achilles Rail scheme

Feb 2014. Concast are registered members of the Achilles Link-up Rail Community and are approved suppliers to the UK Rail sector. The key products Concast provide to the UK rail sector include precast concrete structures, concrete frames, retaining walls, sea defence, walkways etc.

Food giant Danone expand their Irish production facility

Danone, the French multinational food manufacturer, is investing over €20m in its main Irish manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for its products across the European market. Concast have designed, manufactured and are currently installing all access cores to allow the project meet a very tight construction programme.

Concast complete Phase 1 and start Phase 2 of ASDA chilled RDC Bristol

McLaren are nearing completion of a £44m chilled distribution centre in Avonmouth, Bristol for ASDA. The facility, to be constructed in 2 Phases totaling approximately 60,000 sq.m., is intended to support their South West stores by transporting three millions cases of chilled goods per week. On completion, Avonmouth will be one of Asda’s most energy efficient chilled distribution centres.

Concast are driving force at A43 Corby link road

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, are progressing the construction of a £24 million contract with Northamptonshire County Council to build the new A43 Corby Link Road. The scheme will involve the construction of approximately 6.5km of dual carriageway and three new bridge structures.

Peel Ports appoints Bam / Van Oord jv for Liverpool 2 container terminal

BAM Nuttall and Van Oord joint venture have been awarded a £75 million contract by Peel Ports as part of its £300 million in-river terminal project Liverpool 2.

Concast win major project with Volkerstevin’s £150m reconstruction of Southampton’s Containor Port

VolkerStevin are reconstructing berths 201 and 202 to form a new quay in preparation for the arrival of the next generation of ultra-large container carriers at the Port of Southampton.

Copland’s Dock Orkney Islands nears completion

BAM Nuttall are nearing completion of the new pier which has a deck area of approximately 2,900 sq.m. and an approach of approximately 95m long by 8m wide. Concast provided approximately 5,000T of precast elements, transported on two separate chartered boats.

Mace & University of Edinburgh join forces to complete 315 student beds

Deaconess House is the redevelopment of the former NHS Lothian office headquarters into a 315 bed student accommodation scheme situated in the heart of the University of Edinburgh city centre campus.

Mclaren timelapse video of Concast at Asda Rdc Rochdale

This major RDC project is now complete and operational. McLaren Construction have posted a timelapse video showing Concast erecting a line of 15 freezer dock pods and 28 standard insulated dock levellers for the chilled area.

Volker Fitzpatrick’s biggest ever contract £150M

VolkerFitzpatrick are contracted by Siemens to design, build and commission two new train maintenance depots at Hornsey in north London and Three Bridges near Crawley in West Sussex.

Concast provide rising elements at Dundee University

Work on the £12.5 million Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research (CTIR) building at the University of Dundee continues on schedule for completion by early 2014. 

Multi-Storey car park is first stage in redevelopment by Huntingdon District Council

Concast have designed, manufactured and are currenlty erecting a new Precast Multi- storey Car Park (MSCP) Solution for Huntingdon District Council, under the instruction of main contractor Graham Construction.

New Asda Distribution Centre, Kingsway Business Park

Construction is at an advanced stage for a new state-of-the-art distribution centre for Asda at Kingsway Business Park, Rochdale.

University of Dundee, the Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research

This structure will consist of four storeys of laboratories and associated office space and is located on the campus of the University of Dundee. The internal structure of this building is precast Concrete

Shoreham Harbour Footbridge

This is the replacement of Shoreham Harbour Footbirdge, and will incorportate a large number of precast concrete pier heads and pivot units, which will be incorporated into the structure. These units weigh between 10 and 30 Tonnes.

Precast Frame Wins Innovation Award 2013

NUI-Maynooth John Paul II was awarded the Innovation Award designed by Punch Consulting, Precast Frame by Concast and Main Contractor PJ Walls.

Concast Fully Certified for CE Marking

As from 1st July 2013 new EU Regulations will mean almost all Construction products used on UK and Irish sites will need to conform to the Construction Productions Regulation (CPR).

Ballyroan Library wins Best Public Building at the RIAI

The RIAI today announced that Ballyroan Library designed by Box Architecture and built by MDY Construction, is Ireland’s best public building in the 2013 Irish Architecture Awards.