Category: News

Planned works / Breaking of slab

 

Further to our previous post in relation to the planned works to break out the obstructions under the concrete slab today and tomorrow, we are able to inform you that this phase of works were completed at 1405pm today. Therefore we shall not be needing to break out any further areas either for the remainder…

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Planned works / Update

 

As you are aware we have continued working on the Edward Street Quarter scheme over the past 7 weeks, albeit at a much reduced capacity in order to align with the Safe Operating procedures laid out by the Government. This week has also seen the original restrictions and guidelines partially lifted. During this period, we…

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Programme update: drilling works

 

We apologise for the delay in drilling works, which have overrun by a couple of weeks than originally planned. The drilling work has been to remove further obstructions from the ground that had not been identified previously and as such, mean they have to be removed to allow column bases to be installed which are…

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COVID-19 update – Construction work

 

The health, safety and wellbeing of our customers, colleagues, supply chain partners and the wider public is our top priority. Our focus is on the safe continuity of business during this period and we will continue to review our solutions as the situation evolves. We are having regular conversations with our customer, First Base, and…

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COVID-19 Update

 

First Base and the Edward Street Quarter team take the coronavirus threat very seriously and would like to offer our support to the local community during this difficult time. Following Government advice, we have taken the tough decision to postpone all community events including next week’s public meeting due to take place on Tuesday 24th…

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McLaren opens the door to employment for Brighton youth

 

McLaren Construction, the key delivery partner for First Base’s Edward Street Quarter development, is set to host a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) event on Tuesday 25 February for those considering a career in the construction industry. The event, due to take place from 12pm at St Peter’s Church in Brighton, is held in partnership…

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Demolition Update

 

Our Demolition contractors have been working hard to keep their work on track over the past few weeks. However, as of the 24th of February, the drilling work will unfortunately continue for a further 2 weeks. This is mainly due to the adverse weather we’ve experienced, as well as finding more extremely tough concrete to…

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Late Finish last Night

 

Last night we completed the erection of our second crane on site. Unfortunately, due to extremely strong winds, this process was delayed. Work continued on site until 18.30 last night rather than 18.00. Our decision to work later was due to safety and insurance reasons. The anti climb guard on the crane would not close…

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Community Day Postponed

 

Unfortunately we will be postponing Saturday’s planned community event, due to severe weather warnings. We have not taken this decision lightly and have liaised with a number of local people, including the council, before confirming. We will be back in touch with a new date, but in the meantime please could you let anybody else…

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