Over the past 12 months these specialists have delivered outstanding results on some of the highest-profile sites in the UK.
Bourne Structural Specialists 2016
Bourne Construction Engineering
Bourne’s strong year is reflected in a string of outstanding projects in a variety of different sectors, including a 1,800-tonne transfer deck at 199 Westminster Bridge; building steel members to support a glulam intersecting roof for Sky UK in Brentford; a 2,500-tonne secondary steelwork package for the upgrade of Ferrybridge power station in Yorkshire; and the construction of steelwork at Leeds’ new EfW plant.
The firm is on track to top turnover of £62m in 2015, having won work in high-profile locations like Leicester Square, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Parliament Square.
Metek Structural Specialists 2016
Established in 2000 by offsite manufacturing proponent Alan Rogan, Metek UK has quietly grown to achieve a turnover of over £10m last year. This light steel frame structural specialist was an early adopter of BIM and has developed a fully Level 2-compliant process.
A project highlight was the delivery of the ‘Stay City’ hotel project in York with Bowmer & Kirkland, a novel multi-storey building with a semi-circular plan, located next to the famous Barbican Theatre.
Carey Rathbone Square Structural Specialists 2016
PJ Carey (Contractors)
Carey’s structural division has achieved significant growth while lowering its AFR to 0.11 and reducing RIDDORs by 66 per cent from 12 to four.
The firm delivered a number of prestigious and complicated buildings within the UK over the last year, including the completion Kingsgate House, Rathbone Square, and Lots Road Power Station, all with complex substructures. Its recently established design team also continues to go from strength to strength, contributing to project successes across the business.
Precast Structural Specialists 2016
Precast Concrete Structures
Precast Concrete Structures works in a number of sectors including hotels, residential student accommodation, care homes, education, prisons and sports stadia.
It worked with Skanska to deliver the precast concrete frame at a new prison in Grampian for the Scottish Prison Service, finishing ahead of programme.
The team achieved similar results at HMP Bure with Wates Construction, and has now moved onto work with Lendlease on HMP Wrexham – a sure sign of the firm’s expertise and pedigree in this specialist market.
Taziker Structural Specialists 2016
Taziker Industrial has grown rapidly in the past couple of years and is investing further in order to develop the organisation.
Last year saw the completion of a flagship four-year project: the restoration of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic Royal Albert Bridge between Plymouth and Devon.
The firm’s bridge experience saw it awarded phase four of the Tay Rail Bridge refurbishment in Scotland, back by the firm’s USP of providing all structural refurbishment services under one roof: scaffolding, preparation and painting, steelwork repairs, and minor civils.