Project Profile: Northwest Cambridge University

Date of completion
August 2016
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Scope of works


The project was carried out over three phases and separated into two individual lots:

  • Enabling works and groundworks across 12 acres of land

  • 14 RC frames, two large basements totalling 34,000m²

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Project key points


  • All temporary works designs undertaken and controlled by the Toureen Group; ranging from sheet piling to a depth of six meters to installing falsework to heights in excess of six meters

  • Workforce in excess of 130 operatives

  • Combination of standard RC structures and post tensioned reinforcement

  • GGBS Soffit slabs

  • In excess of 12000m² of RC decking in use during construction

  • Concrete pours in excess of 250m²