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Precast Concrete Stairs provided for new welsh speaking primary school

Flood Precast provided Precast Concrete Stairs for this project. Morgan Sindall is the main contractor, this building will provide 2,500 sqm of floor space, in a two storey primary school and nursery building. The £7.8 million school is being built on Lewis Road. Funded by Cardiff Council and the Welsh Government through the city’s £164 million 21st Century Schools programme, the new school will accommodate up to 420 pupils, across two classes per year, from reception class to year 6, and provide 80 part-time nursery places.

Flood Precast offers a range of stair flights to suit every requirement. All our stair and landing units are designed in-house, manufactured, delivered and installed to the highest standards. Precast stairs can be placed along with concrete flooring giving immediate safe access to upper floors quickly and efficiently. All precast stair and landing units are designed in accordance with relevant codes BS and Euro codes

Suitability:
Because concrete stairs provide a safe means of escape in event of the fire and can be installed instantly, they are used in every development type where there is a requirement for access and egress.

Benefits:

  • Quick to install
  • High fire resistance.
  • High-quality finish. Class B finish available upon request
  • Minimal site labour
  • Savings in construction time
  • Can Accommodate Progressive Collapse Requirements 
  • Installation is not affected by adverse weather conditions
  • Using Flood Precast standard steel moulds can produce cost-effective precast stairs. 
  • Fixings for handrails can be accommodated.
  • Anti-slip strips can be accommodated.

Project: Hamadryad Primary School, Cardiff.

Contractor: Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd

Engineer: Bingham Hall Partnership

Architect: Stride Treglown

Products: Stairs

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David Chatfield

David Chatfield

David has 30 years experience in the precast concrete industry, returning back into the fold with Flood Precast after 7 years away with ACP Concrete Ltd. Seeing how Flood Precast has moved forward in that time, with innovation and product ranges and quality at the forefront, both in product and customer service David is delighted to be returning.
David Chatfield