Highbury College Tower
Portsmouth

A1 NON-COMBUSTIBLE

  • Client: Highbury College
  • Programme: 2 years in procurement, 10 weeks onsite from LOI to firesafe, completion expected 40 weeks
  • Contract Value: £4.03m
  • Scope of Work: Building is a concrete frame 10 storeys high, first 5 floors classrooms with 5 floors above providing single room dormitories (50 in total). Existing building incorporates a “gull-wing roof” which needs to be removed exposing the original flat roof. Building is currently clad in a secret fix aluminium cassette system incorporating rubber gaskets. Intention to simplify design, remove curved facade and the gullwing roof structure,provide new flat roof coverings and install perimeter Louvre system at roof parapet level to conceal plant rooms.

PROJECT SUMMARY

Downtakings

  • Remove Alucobond ACM Panels / Remove Substructure / Remove Fibreglass Insulation & fire breaks 5000m2
  • Remove Windows /Remove Curtain Wall sections
  • Remove Roof cladding (lightweight steel frame supporting kalzip panels)
  • VHF Ariel on roof needs removal / reinstatement

Reinstatements

  • Concrete Repairs + Coatings
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Fit A2 or better Aluminium Secret Fix Cassette on new substructure/ insulation / FB
  • New Windows / Curtain Wall

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