Latest Case Studies
Metsec Delivers Largest Purlins Project for Nakilat Infrastructure Development
Qatari-owned marine company Nakilat provides the critical transportation link in the State of Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply chain, oversees the activities of the country’s shipyard and provides services to vessels in Qatari waters
Metsec Provides Load Bearing Solution For New School
Palmerston School, based in Liverpool, provides education to 11-19 year olds with profound learning difficulties. Palmerston identified a need for a new school building as staff and pupils were hampered by the lack of outdoor space and modern learning facilities. The former Aigburth High secondary school site was selected on which to construct its new £7m facility.
CATS College Uses Metframe to Complete Project Ahead of Tight Schedule
With the continued success of CATS College and its growing number of students, the Canterbury campus identified the need to expand its accommodation facilities as well as its social and catering spaces.
A new student accommodation block was commissioned to offer 87 en-suite rooms, a café, common room and flexible social areas for the students. The project had a tight timeline to ensure a handover date to coincide with the academic year, and needed to be completed within just 14 weeks, so speed of build was paramount.
Metsec Accommodates Off-site Solution for Bournemouth Students
Arts University Bournemouth has more than 3,000 students and is growing each year. Identifying a need for additional student accommodation in the area, ASN Capital who act as both residential and commercial developers and landlords, had a plot on Bath Road in Bournemouth where it had planning permission to build a halls of residence. Delivering the project as the main contractor, ASN Capital wanted to maximise project efficiencies by sourcing the fewest packages possible.
Metsec Delivers Framing Solution for Thetford Riverside Redevelopment
voestalpine Metsec plc has provided its Metframe pre-panelised steel-framing product for a new Travelodge hotel on the Thetford Riverside Development in Norfolk. The use of modern methods of construction allowed efficiency savings to be made and ensured the initial build phase of the project was completed within budget and to tight deadlines.
Collaborative Approach Delivers UK’s Most Connected Bridge
The landmark Queensferry Crossing Bridge in Scotland promises to be one of the most efficient, high performance bridges ever built. Designed to incorporate a complex array of utilities and communications equipment, a partnership between cable management specialist voestalpine Metsec plc, leading M&E fixings supplier in Scotland MEF and lead M&E contractor SES Engineering Services, part of Wates, has been critical in ensuring the delivery of the systems that will support the 2.7km road bridge and ensure its safe and efficient running for decades to come.
Metsec Provides Framing Solution for New Unite Development
When the industry leading, and FTSE 250, student accommodation provider Unite announced plans for its latest development in Coventry, the curved, complex shape of the building – as well as the restrictions of a confined location, meant that the project would require a bespoke solution.