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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Spalling and damaged concrete.   The Solution   Main contractor Manders called on the specialist experience of Charterbuild when failure of fixings created a potential problem with switchgear on EDF Energy's HT distribution network. Rusting bolts had...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Missing sections of cornice detail and balustrade.   The Solution   Charterbuild prepared templates from the existing elements of the building and commissioned a specially made polystyrene mould which was fixed to shuttering on site. To provide...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Extensive cracking within external brickwork due to expansion (rusting) of internal steel frame.   The Solution   This jet engine test facility had suffered severe cracking, previously repaired by the application of large angled steel plates externally....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Large temporary structure requiring holding down.   The Solution   Refurbishment of Wembley Arena required the erection of a large temporary marquee to house the stage and seating. Built on the car park adjacent Wembley Stadium, the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   The new air structure required to be held down to ensure stability.   The Solution   Despite difficult ground conditions and complex access, Charterbuild were engaged to construct a 31 metre long reinforced strip foundation in conjunction...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Potential damage to brickwork during window replacement.   The Solution   As part of a window replacement package, Charterbuild were engaged to install masonry reinforcement to create lintels within the external brickwork where none existed. Previous window...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Rotation of extension due to settlement.   The Solution   As a result of a shallow foundation being placed within a layer of fill, this single storey extension had settled and rotated away from the main house....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Spalling concrete to balconies.   The Solution   Inadequate cover and subsequent rusting of reinforcement had led to spalling concrete. In addition, the client wished to replace the aged balustrading with new. After stripping the existing asphalt...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Temporary earth retention required.   The Solution   Slipform contractor PC Harrington required a quick and cost effective solution to the problem of retaining the side of an excavation adjacent an existing building. A particular requirement was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][rcblock id="2501"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Problem   Subsidence affecting slab and walls.   Duration 14 weeks[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40px"][vc_single_image image="2597" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...