Client - Brise Soleil Specialist

Main Contractor - Volker Fitzpatrick, circa £400m principle contractor

Location - Stafford

Material - 900m2 of Bronze Anodized bespoke external facade cladding, to two separate buildings


Assignment Details

  • To closely manage the installation package from initial design stages to completion and handover
  • Negotiate and engage site installation company
  • Review and agree on site installation, lifting and access process
  • Format, issue and manage all Health and Safety project documentation
  • Monitor and report on site installation budget

Project Challenges

  • We initially managed aesthetic and colour samples for approval to act as control samples
  • The project was sited in Stafford town centre, which presented issues with timed delivery and offloading
  • The expanded Aluminum Cladding panels were on an extended procurement time period which required early completion of design
  • We worked closely with suppliers and monitor their manufacturing processes to ensure the material arrived on site by the agreed programme dates
  • We designed delivery schedules to ensure the correct number of panels were loaded and distributed per elevation and per building
  • We developed the on site Method Statement to maximize efficiency and speed of installation with strict safety controls at all times
  • We orchestrated on site crane distribution to specific building elevations
  • This was a tight and very busy site with over 250 other Sub Contractors working on site at any one time, but we successfully managed all on site activities and engaged in regular face to face liaison with the Main Contractor

Project Results

  • Despite significant design changes part way through the contract the works were completed within the agreed programme period
  • The installation package was delivered under budget
  • Good client to client relations were developed ensuring on going future profitable projects for our client
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