SFS delivers on Dutch courage

In a departure from the more common local habit of using timber, Dutch developers have used SFS steel framing systems from UK-based voestalpine Metsec to provide infill for the varied shapes, sizes and profiles of a major new development in Amsterdam. Rising from the flat landscape of Amsterdam’s Zuidas central business district is Amsterdam Valley, … Read more

SFS sets records in Second City

voestalpine Metsec’s SFS steel framing system has been used extensively in the construction of two major landmark residential tower blocks in the heart of Birmingham. The Bank development features two striking high-rise structures of 22 and 31 storeys, named Left Bank 1 and Left Bank 2, situated within easy reach of the Second City’s major … Read more

Early engagement de-risks design

voestalpine Metsec’s lightweight steel framing system, SFS, is being used in the creation of a new £346m riverside residential development in the Barking and Dagenham area of London, which will eventually provide more than 900 new homes for the capital. Fresh Wharf is being developed by Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, in partnership with … Read more

Queensferry Crossing

Collaboration delivers UK’s most connected bridge The landmark Queensferry Crossing Bridge in Scotland is almost certainly one of the most efficient, high performance bridges ever built, incorporating a complex array of utilities and communications equipment. Constructed alongside the iconic Forth Road Bridge, the Queensferry Crossing replaces that bridge as the main road route north from … Read more

Student accommodation gets starring role at Pebble Mill

Oldbury-based cold roll-forming specialists, Metsec has supplied its market-leading Metframe pre-panelised construction system to create new student accommodation facilities on the site of the former BBC Pebble Mill studios near Birmingham city centre. Designed by local architects, Glancy Nicholls, the £25 million project provides 357 high-specification, self-contained studios for students at local universities. The building … Read more

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