Client: JF Finnegan
Value: £2.5 million
Duration: 38 weeks
The 110 bedroom Mercure Hotel, built within the centre of Edinburgh. Cidon were appointed for the structural basement, transfer deck, pre-cast structure, and core areas constructing a waterproof and warranted structure ready for the fit-out contractor.
The package included the design and build of the permanent and complex works for a double level basement to provide a grade three waterproof environment, transfer structure and finished concrete solid wall precast structure. For example, the design and construction of deep basements included complex temporary works within a city centre location, various waterproofing techniques and accelerated techniques for precast concrete installation.
Key elements which were instrumental in this award, included construction basements within a city centre location and casting against adjacent structures, constructing in-situ concrete foundations, basements and transfer slabs; in-house expertise on installing pre-cast concrete frames integrated with bathroom pods and fast track construction techniques to deliver to a demanding programme.
- High Performance insulated and acoustic glazing
- Modular Bathroom pods
- Sarnafil Roof Membrane