New two storey maternity unit. The contract was a PFI project.
Civil and structural design including all external areas and underground drainage. The structural form was a steel frame on reinforced concrete pad foundations. The natural ground was improved using vibro techniques. The floors were insitu concrete composite floors.
3D modelling of the building frame, floors and walls was required to ensure compliant floor responses factor.
BENEFITS TO CLIENT:
Once completed the new facility provided a much needed modern maternity facility, reducing pressure on the existing hospitals in the area.