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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.