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Oranmore adds another National to their Portfolio of Clients.

Oranmore has successfully secured another National House Builder to their portfolio of clients with Persimmon Homes plc Picket Twenty Site, Andover. The project consists of 5 apartment blocks with 2500m2 of 200mm Precast Hollowcore Floors and 32 units of Stairs supply and erect. The project is due to start in February and concludes in July 2016.

Persimmon selected Oranmore for their overall package to deliver on time and to budget.


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Oranmore Go’s from Strength to Strength

London based developer Heronslea has again appointed Oranmore Precast to supply 1,800m2 of 200mm Precast Hollow Core Floors & 6 Units of Stairs, with 12 Precast Balconies for their latest Development in High Street, Bushey. This project was for 12 two bedroom apartments with underground parking.

This is fresh off the back of the development of Windmill Place, Bushey. It again proves that successful partnerships are imperative for future growth. Oranmore are looking forward to working with Heronslea on such an exclusive project.

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Oranmore Secures Redrow Homes “New Priory Gate Development”

Oranmore Secures Redrow Homes “New Priory Gate Development”

The Essex based firm has nominated Oranmore to deliver 8580m2 of 200mm Hollowcore Floors and 97 units of stairs for the their New Priory Gate Development in Ware, Hertfordshire. The scheme is to develop 107 units over 6 storeys.

Redrow Homes selected Oranmore Precast Ltd due to their ability to work to the high standards required to be a member of their supply chain.

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500mm Hollowcore Complete at Stafford MSCP

Oranmore have completed the delivery of 1400sq.m of 500mm hollowcore on a Multi Storey Car Park in Stafford. Our client PCE where looking for a high quality finish to compliment there precast vertical elements of their construction.

The maximum span was 16.500m which was transported using trombone trailers, with up to 9 deliveries required per day.

There is a total of 2200m2 of 200mm hollowcore required for the ramps which are been sequenced with the remainder of the construction.


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Oranmore’s Transport Supply Chain Increases

Oranmore are happy to announce that their transport supply chain has expanded their fleet.

With construction sites becoming more challenging to access we have concentrated on how to over come the costs of transhipping. We have worked with our supply chain over the last number of years and they have all shown commitment to Oranmore Precast and invested in expanding their fleet to suit our requirements.

Due to this access to urban trailers and rigid lorries, which has doubled in recent weeks,  we can now guarantee delivery at any stage of the week due to the addition of these special trailers.

We would like to thank our supply chain for their commitment to expand their business in line with Oranmore’s key clients demands.

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Oranmore selected to supply precast on Ely Primary School

Oranmore have secured the Isle of Ely Primary School, Cambridge with Kier Construction.  There is a total area of 3350m2 of 150mm precast hollowcore flooring and precast stairs which are to be erected in sequence with the steel frame.

The school is been built by Cambridge County Council and is part of a residential development which is to happen at a later stage. The school is to hold up to 630 pupils when complete and is designed in such away that it forms a sheltered courtyard.

Kier Construction have selected Oranmore Precast due to the ever increasing working relationship and professionalism and quality Oranmore have shown on past projects.

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400mm hollowcore flooring for Saffron Walden

We are delighted to announce that Oranmore Precast have been appointed to design, manufacture and supply the hollowcore flooring for the new Waitrose multi-storey car park. The project is a expansion of the existing store for Waitrose. The main contractor on the project is RG Carters who have nominated Concast to co-ordinate the precast elements of the build.

The precast floor types on this project are the following:

  • 2270m2 of 400mm Deep Prestressed Hollowcore Flooring
  • 943m2 of 320mm Deep Prestressed Hollowcore Flooring
  • 455m2 of 250mm Deep Prestressed Hollowcore Flooring
  • 395m2 of 200mm Deep Prestressed Hollowcore Flooring
  • 510m2 of 150mm Deep Prestressed Hollowcore Flooring

The project is due to commence Mid April over a six week build programme and Oranmore precast have consultant with own of their haulage firms to co-ordinate the challenge of using trombone vehicles to transport the 400mm Deep Hollowcore Units which are spanning up to 15.500m.

Secured Hollowcore at Kier’s New Cambridge HQ

Oranmore Precast Ltd have been selected to supply, deliver and erect the hollowcore flooring and stairs for Kier Construction’s new HQ in Waterbeach, Cambridge. The project comprises of 2000m2 of 200mm deep hollowcore and precast stairs which is due to begin on site in April 2015.

Oranmore are delighted to have been selected to supply such a high profile project for Kiers in the East Anglian area and it is a clear indication that the professionalism we have shown on past projects with Kiers has paid dividends.

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Oranmore secure Harrow School Framework with Keepmoat

Oranmore Precast have done their homework and secured seven schools with Keepmoat. The primary school expansion in Harrow, which is expected to be completed by September 2015 has several logistic challenges along with an intense programme.

Oranmore showed their professionalism on the 1st phase of this scheme at the beginning of the year whilst working on occupied school sites. Oranmore’s Hollowcore production capacity and dedicated design team has enabled them to commit to a very tight programme for all schools.

Harrow has a population of over 240,000 people which has created an increasing demand on school places in Harrow. The primary school expansion programme is designed to create sufficient permanent additional school places to meet the needs of Harrow’s residents.

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Manufacturing our new 500mm Hollowcore range

Not many people in the construction industry realise that hollowcore units come in bigger sizes than 250mm. Here at Oranmore we are UK leading specialist in the manufacturing of large depths from 320mm, 400mm and now the latest additions of 450mm and 500mm Hollowcore slab. These large spans allow our customers to achieve clear spans in excess of 16.5 meters, allowing for significant savings.

Typically used in car parks and commercial buildings with exposed soffits.  Oranmore precast guarantee to delivery these units to a high quality and undertake the logistic challenge of transporting units of this nature with ease.