Client - Brise Soleil Specialist

Main Contractor - Buckingham Group, £175m principle contractor

Location - Northampton

Material - External Brise Soleil extruded Aluminum Aerofoil and dummy hand rail system


Assignment Details

  • To closely manage the installation package from pre-let meeting to completion and handover
  • Negotiate and engage site installation company
  • Review and agree on site installation process
  • Format and issue all Health and Safety project documentation
  • Review and procure site storage and access equipment
  • Monitor and report on site installation budget

Project Challenges

  • Organization of a site survey to understand the accuracy of the steel frame and worked with our client’s design department so that the materials were designed accurately to ensure an aesthetically pleasing fit to the steel frame
  • The variations in the external steel frame dimensions presented a challenge for the manufacturing process
  • We worked closely with the suppliers to ensure the materials were packed and delivered to site per bay, to enable the site operation to be undertaken quickly and efficiently
  • We met with specialist suppliers and procured the external MEWPs access to ensure safe access to the installation area along the 150m long front elevation
  • Site storage facilities and access costs were monitored weekly and plant was removed from site at the first opportunity to maximize cost efficiencies

Project Results

  • The careful upfront planning resulted in the on site installation process being relatively trouble free
  • Completed on Budget
  • The on site installation process was completed in a timescale 20% less than the original programme period
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