Poets Place Construction Updates

The Latest on Poets Place

Seeking to offer luxury, modern apartments within walking distance of Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter and Business District, this is a development that will show major promise as it develops in the coming months. Check back on this page for all of the latest Poets Place construction updates as they happen.

 

Current Progress

  • Site investigations 100% complete
  • Geo-environmental survey undertaken
  • Asbestos survey completed

February 2020

All site investigations and geoenvironmental surveys are now 100% complete.

During the last quarter of preconstruction activity at Poet’s Place, site investigations and geoenvironmental surveys have been successfully undertaken with no contamination or unforeseen items uncovered. An asbestos survey has also been carried out with a formal report to come, but the initial feedback from the surveyor is that no obvious asbestos items were found. The final preparations are in place before starting demolition and construction on site in the next period.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Appointment of Party Wall Surveyor, Building Control, Principle Designer, Principle Contractor, Contract Administrator Fire Consultant, Acoustician, Services Consultant and Structural Engineer.
  • Site investigations and geo-environmental surveys are 100% complete and no contamination issues or unforeseen items were uncovered.
  • An asbestos survey has been undertaken and is now 100% complete, awaiting formal report.
  • Initial Party Wall Notice has been issued and is 100% complete.
  • All contractor proposals have been finalised and agreed.
  • The building warranty is out for tender.
  • The main contract and warranties are being prepared ready for issue.
  • The Information Release Schedule and Responsibility Matrix has been drawn up and issued to the design team in line with design delivery programme requirements.

 

Works Scheduled

  • When asbestos report is received, demolition can be enabled.
  • Soft strip out of existing units and site clearance.
  • Commencement of demolition operations.
  • Procurement of the structural steelwork.
  • Completion of the contract with the main contractor.
  • Design progression as per design deliverables programme.
  • Fire strategy design.
  • Procurement of the structural warranty.

November 2019

Site investigations are well underway at Poets Place.

The initial site perimeter clearance and stopping up order are both 100% complete and a number of other key pre-construction activities have progressed throughout the latest pre-construction period.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Initial site perimeter clearance is now 100% complete.
  • The erection of hoarding is 70% complete.
  • Stopping up order now made 100% complete.
  • Site investigations and geo-environmental surveys are 40% complete.
  • The disconnection of existing services has progressed to 50% completion.
  • Design team meeting was undertaken.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Finalise and agree on contractors’ proposals.
  • Draw up the Release Schedule and Responsibility Matrix to be issued to the design team.
  • Undertake a full ground investigation survey including a uniaxial survey to be carried out and monitored.

August 2019

Pre-construction activities at Poets Place have started.

The commencement of pre-contract appointments with a number of professional teams, including the architect, structural engineers and health and safety has begun. Appointments have also begun with the construction design and management consultants and mechanical and electrical consultants.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • The architect has produced the proposed drawings and plans, coordinated with the structural, mechanical and electrical design requirements.
  • Mechanical and electrical teams have also delivered general arrangement drawings for every essential system to be implemented in the site.
  • The order has been placed with contractors to install the hoardings to the perimeter of the site. The removal of trees and large shrubs will also commence which will require the temporary closure of the highway.
  • Site investigations are then to be carried out over the next two weeks. A topographical survey will also be undertaken.

 

Works Scheduled

  •  Structural works are being planned out, with detailed working drawings created.
  • Photos will be sent upon the commencement of the tree removal and installation of the hoardings to show the progress made at the development.

2020

February

February 2020

All site investigations and geoenvironmental surveys are now 100% complete.

During the last quarter of preconstruction activity at Poet’s Place, site investigations and geoenvironmental surveys have been successfully undertaken with no contamination or unforeseen items uncovered. An asbestos survey has also been carried out with a formal report to come, but the initial feedback from the surveyor is that no obvious asbestos items were found. The final preparations are in place before starting demolition and construction on site in the next period.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Appointment of Party Wall Surveyor, Building Control, Principle Designer, Principle Contractor, Contract Administrator Fire Consultant, Acoustician, Services Consultant and Structural Engineer.
  • Site investigations and geo-environmental surveys are 100% complete and no contamination issues or unforeseen items were uncovered.
  • An asbestos survey has been undertaken and is now 100% complete, awaiting formal report.
  • Initial Party Wall Notice has been issued and is 100% complete.
  • All contractor proposals have been finalised and agreed.
  • The building warranty is out for tender.
  • The main contract and warranties are being prepared ready for issue.
  • The Information Release Schedule and Responsibility Matrix has been drawn up and issued to the design team in line with design delivery programme requirements.

 

Works Scheduled

  • When asbestos report is received, demolition can be enabled.
  • Soft strip out of existing units and site clearance.
  • Commencement of demolition operations.
  • Procurement of the structural steelwork.
  • Completion of the contract with the main contractor.
  • Design progression as per design deliverables programme.
  • Fire strategy design.
  • Procurement of the structural warranty.

2019

November

November 2019

Site investigations are well underway at Poets Place.

The initial site perimeter clearance and stopping up order are both 100% complete and a number of other key pre-construction activities have progressed throughout the latest pre-construction period.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Initial site perimeter clearance is now 100% complete.
  • The erection of hoarding is 70% complete.
  • Stopping up order now made 100% complete.
  • Site investigations and geo-environmental surveys are 40% complete.
  • The disconnection of existing services has progressed to 50% completion.
  • Design team meeting was undertaken.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Finalise and agree on contractors’ proposals.
  • Draw up the Release Schedule and Responsibility Matrix to be issued to the design team.
  • Undertake a full ground investigation survey including a uniaxial survey to be carried out and monitored.
August

August 2019

Pre-construction activities at Poets Place have started.

The commencement of pre-contract appointments with a number of professional teams, including the architect, structural engineers and health and safety has begun. Appointments have also begun with the construction design and management consultants and mechanical and electrical consultants.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • The architect has produced the proposed drawings and plans, coordinated with the structural, mechanical and electrical design requirements.
  • Mechanical and electrical teams have also delivered general arrangement drawings for every essential system to be implemented in the site.
  • The order has been placed with contractors to install the hoardings to the perimeter of the site. The removal of trees and large shrubs will also commence which will require the temporary closure of the highway.
  • Site investigations are then to be carried out over the next two weeks. A topographical survey will also be undertaken.

 

Works Scheduled

  •  Structural works are being planned out, with detailed working drawings created.
  • Photos will be sent upon the commencement of the tree removal and installation of the hoardings to show the progress made at the development.
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Surrounding Area Regeneration

Poet’s Place is conveniently placed in Liverpool alongside some of the most in-demand sectors and growing areas. The £150 million ‘Project Jennifer’ retail space, for example, is just a short walk away from this development, and the city’s universities are also easily accessible for any students living in the property.

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Offering the best possible living standard for young people wanting to move to the city centre, all apartments in the Poets Place development will be fitted with brand-new appliances, modern interior features and bathroom suites, concierge services and even parking and bike storage facilities. It’s not only a prime location that tenants will benefit from in this property development.

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