Walkabout News – Integral successfully manage site challenges

We have now been working on this project for 4 months Despite the challenges of COVID-19, and other site challenges we have been able to successfully manage the installation programme, to date 75 % of the project is now installed and glazed The bespoke feature fin and ventilation grill profile to the head of the north and south curtain walling frames is due on site at the end of February, which will complete the frames to these elevations The 6 ...read more »

Integral step in to help out at Meadowside Manchester

We have recently been asked to add some strength to the management team for this prestigious Unitised project in Manchester. Our client’s asked for our assistance to manage some project related matters which had not been able to be progressed due to loss of personal Utilizing past working relationships Integral stepped in and have successfully helped to complete the CWCT impact test at UL International in Telford (formerly Wintech). View the i...read more »

Dorset Hotel London gets a new extension

Integral have recently been engaged by a new UK based client to Project Manage the delivery of the façade package to the new build extension of the Dorset Hotel in Shepherds Bush W12. Our client is a UK based Unitised curtain walling contractor although this particular project consists of silicone sealed grid stick curtain walling glazed with sealed unit consisting of toughened and laminated solar control acoustic sealed units. In addition, the...read more »

Deansgate Manchester reaches practical completion

We are delighted that this project is now completed, with the Main Contractor achieving practical completion in June of 2020. It has been a long and at times difficult journey, but the final building is a stunning and unique example of how the use of unusual materials in a unitised frame approach can work. This is probably one of the most striking facades we have delivered to date. Clink on this link to see what the Main Contractor has to say ab...read more »

Oxford University Biochemistry Phase 2 – Challenging times through the Coronavirus pandemic

Congratulations to Laing O`Rourke`s site management team for the way they have kept everyone safe which has allowed the project to progress safely during the COVID19 pandemic. There have been challenging delays with the procurement of materials, we experienced some suppliers closing their doors for a number of weeks, stopping deliveries to site altogether. The installation teams work force has had to be reduced to ensure safe social distancing c...read more »

Deansgate Manchester nears completion

The demise of the main contractor and 4 weeks away from site plus the Coronavirus pandemic has meant an inevitable delay to the end date for this project. However, the new main contractor has worked diligently to keep the project on track. Extra works have been added taking the package value over £10m. Big thanks to our client's site management team for their endurance to keep the standards high in challenging circumstances. We believe this is ...read more »

Oxford University Biochemistry Phase 2

Integral Management have been providing project management services to deliver the external façade package at the above new build project. Laing O’Rourke have been working on the Oxford University campus for several years delivering a number of design award winning buildings for the University over this period.   The façade is an extension to phase 1 and therefore needed to match phase 1 in as many aspects as possible. This presented...read more »

Deansgate Manchester

125 Deansgate has been a very challenging project for both Integral Management and our client. The main façade package was completed in August 2019. However due to a number of unforeseen circumstances the programme for the main construction works has been extended to April 2020. We have been on site completing various elements and extra works on and off in over the last months. We are now in the final throws of managing the last elements of...read more »

Integral New Project in Manchester

With a change of geographical location, Integral have been asked to provide project management services to this striking building in the heart of Manchester's commercial district. Manchester has an incredible ongoing regeneration programme. Some 60 tower cranes can presently be seen at any one time on the Manchester skyline. The facade package totally encloses the perimeter of the building from ground floor level to level 11, equating to ...read more »

Slough School Project Update

Of the three new build school schemes within the original package, one is nearing completion. Due to the variety of external cladding materials we have been reliant upon other sub-contractors completing their packages before the curtain walling screens within these phases can be finally completed. The last phase of the two remaining schools are planned for completion in September 2017. We will post more photos of the complete elevations nearer th...read more »