Week 6

Report date - 13th February 2009
Works commenced on site on Monday 5th January.

Progress

All materials have been delivered for the 1st lift brickwork. Bricklayers commenced building the superstructure brickworks on Wednesday 11th February and works are proceeding well.

Delays actual / anticipated.

The start of superstructure brickworks has been delayed by 1 week due to heavy snow falls on Monday 2nd Feb and Thursday 4th Feb along with lying snow and heavy frost in between.

Health, Safety & Environmental.

Site accommodation is provided comprising of a site office / combined meeting room stacked on top of a combined canteen / toilet block with mains services connected. All statutory Notices are displayed

Works continue to progress in line with the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan which will be updated as and when required.

Deliveries to site will be controlled with delivery instructions issued to all suppliers containing the site postcode, were possible all deliveries will be on rigid vehicles with a moffit forklift truck, larger deliveries will use the main road within the University grounds. A haulage road has been provided to the rear off the build area to allow access for material deliveries.

Waste segregation will be carried out mainly off site due to the compact nature of the area in which the Project is being constructed in, however all wastage from blocks are being put into Hippo bags and will be collected at the end of the project and recycled by Tarmac.

NHBC 

The NHBC are carrying out Building Control and Warranty Inspections. The Inspector will be visiting Site regularly as per their key Stage Inspections requirements.  Visits to Date = 3.

Project team on site

Staff and labour over the last 2 weeks has comprised of:
Build Manager – 1
Bricklayers – 2

Products and Services installed this week

Tarmac Hemelite Blocks (Code 4 home)
Outer leaf bricks (Code 4 home)
Party Wall blocks (Tarmac Hemelite)
Tarmac Durox Blocks (Code 6 home)

Photos from Week 6 of Build



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