FK Lowry have completed Piling Works for a new Health & Wellbeing Building for the University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. Main Contractor, BAM Construction were awarded a £54m contract to build a new health campus for the University of Huddersfield.
BAM will be delivering a new 10,000 sq ft health innovation campus, to be built on the grounds of a former leisure centre at Southgate. The first phase of the build in Southgate will provide a new location for the university’s health and wellbeing academy and will see the campus kitted out with classrooms, labs and other specialist learning facilities. This includes a mock-up operating theatre and a mock community flat designed to practice visiting patients at home.
FK Lowry were sub-contracted to install 205 No. 600mm & 900mm dia. Large Diameter Rotary Bored Piles utilising two of their Soilmec SR-95 Piling Rigs over an 8 week programme.
FK Lowry’s Business Development Manager Mark McKeown explains:
We’re delighted to be back working for BAM as part of their Key Supply Chain in the UK. It follows on from successfully delivered projects for BAM at Edinburgh Airport and three separate projects on the prestigious Thames Tideway Tunnel Scheme in London with a total value of £6.2M.Mark McKeown, Business Development Manager
FK Lowry continue to work throughout the UK and Ireland delivering bespoke piling & foundation solutions to Tier 1 Clients across all sectors.