Merchant’s Wharf Construction Updates

The Latest on Merchant’s Wharf

Merchant’s Wharf is the first development in Manchester by Legacie Developments. RWinvest has worked with Legacie on many of its sites throughout Liverpool, which were completed and tenanted in record time. This is an exciting time in the Manchester property market and you can see all of the latest Merchant’s Wharf construction updates here on this page.

Current Progress

  • Upper suspended concrete floor structure is 41% developed
  • 41% development of concrete pour upper suspended floor structure
  • Clear progress made to stair and lift core structure

This month at Merchant’s Wharf, there has been clear development of the concrete frame structure which is now at 42% completion.

Tasks also progressing nicely include the upper suspended concrete floor structure and the concrete pour upper suspended floor structure, both reaching 41% progression during the latest construction period.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • 42% progression on concrete frame structure
  • Upper suspended concrete floor structure is 41% developed
  • 41% development of concrete pour upper suspended floor structure
  • Clear progress made to stair and lift core structure

Works Anticipated

  • Commencement of sub-structure masonry walls
  • Initiation of fire coating steel framework
  • Structural framework forming externals will begin
  • Flat roof structure and covering will commence

During February at Merchant’s Wharf, major progress has taken place in the shape of retaining walls and concrete beam foundations.

Floor slab and steel reinforcement concrete slab are making headway whilst the concrete frame structure has also commenced.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Retaining walls are 70% progressed
  • Concrete beam foundations are underway and 70% progressed
  • Steel reinforcement concrete slab is 35% complete
  • Floor slab construction is also 35% complete
  • The concrete frame structure has commenced and is 8% progressed so far
  • Tower cranes have been erected
  • Block B stair core under construction
  • Pile cropping underway to Block B

At Merchant’s Wharf, piling activity has been the focus for construction over the recent weeks.  

Piling foundations are now complete and groundworks have commenced, consisting of excavation of the pile caps, cropping down piles to formation and pouring concrete to the main and core walls. 

Summary of Works Progressed 

  • Site investigations 100% complete 
  • Site compound and temporary supplies complete 
  • Demolition and site clearance 100% complete 
  • Ground infill and site levelling complete 
  • Retaining walls and concrete beam foundations are 20% progressed so far 
  • Piling foundations are complete 
  • The piling mat working platform is complete 
  • Block B and A groundworks commenced with excavation of the pile caps and associated ground beams, cropping down the piles to formation, testing the piles, installation of reinforcement and pouring of concrete to main and core walls are all underway.  
  • Block B works to core 1 and 2 
  • Block B fabrication and installation of reinforcement cages 
  • Block B pouring of relevant ground beams 
  • Block A works to core 3 
  • NED have commenced the excavation and installation of the HV cables which are required for the main power to the project 

Works Anticipated  

  • Drainage to commence 
  • Service Duct routes to be installed 
  • The 1st of 5 ground floor slabs to be poured 
  • Both tower cranes to be erected 
  • Scaffold gantries to the external footpaths to be installed to allow the superstructure to commence 
  • Columns from the ground to 1st floor  

At Merchant’s Wharf, additional site investigation works have been required to ascertain any further underground obstructions which are now being removed. The piling mat installation is currently underway.

Other works include earthworks to prepare for installation of the piling mat to the full site. Excavated materials have also been crushed and recycled to use within the piling mat.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Additional site investigation works have been required to ascertain any obstructions underground prior to the CFA piling commencing
  • The semi-permanent site accommodation has now been installed and will be position until project completion
  • Further obstructions underwent removal works prior to CFA piling commencing
  • Crushing and recycling excavated materials for use within the piling mat to carry the weight of the piling rig
  • Earthworks to prepare for the installation of the piling mat to the full site
  • Piling mat installation works commenced and currently ongoing

May 2021

In the first construction update for Merchant’s Wharf, we can confirm that site set up is ongoing, with stage 2 site investigation works complete and site demolition commenced.

The internal soft strip demolition has already been completed, with the main demolition commenced and due to take around 6 weeks the complete. This includes the removal of the roof.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Site set up is ongoing, including welfare and site perimeter fencing
  • Stage 2 site investigation works are complete
  • Proof digging and trial trenches completed
  • Site demolition has commenced including internal soft strip and main demolition
  • Internal soft strip completed
  • Removal of the roof commenced
  • Surveyor has been appointed for the party wall and discussions are ongoing between all parties

Works Scheduled

  • Progression of the full demolition which will complete after approximately 6 weeks

2022

This month at Merchant’s Wharf, there has been clear development of the concrete frame structure which is now at 42% completion.

Tasks also progressing nicely include the upper suspended concrete floor structure and the concrete pour upper suspended floor structure, both reaching 41% progression during the latest construction period.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • 42% progression on concrete frame structure
  • Upper suspended concrete floor structure is 41% developed
  • 41% development of concrete pour upper suspended floor structure
  • Clear progress made to stair and lift core structure

Works Anticipated

  • Commencement of sub-structure masonry walls
  • Initiation of fire coating steel framework
  • Structural framework forming externals will begin
  • Flat roof structure and covering will commence

During February at Merchant’s Wharf, major progress has taken place in the shape of retaining walls and concrete beam foundations.

Floor slab and steel reinforcement concrete slab are making headway whilst the concrete frame structure has also commenced.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Retaining walls are 70% progressed
  • Concrete beam foundations are underway and 70% progressed
  • Steel reinforcement concrete slab is 35% complete
  • Floor slab construction is also 35% complete
  • The concrete frame structure has commenced and is 8% progressed so far
  • Tower cranes have been erected
  • Block B stair core under construction
  • Pile cropping underway to Block B

2021

At Merchant’s Wharf, piling activity has been the focus for construction over the recent weeks.  

Piling foundations are now complete and groundworks have commenced, consisting of excavation of the pile caps, cropping down piles to formation and pouring concrete to the main and core walls. 

Summary of Works Progressed 

  • Site investigations 100% complete 
  • Site compound and temporary supplies complete 
  • Demolition and site clearance 100% complete 
  • Ground infill and site levelling complete 
  • Retaining walls and concrete beam foundations are 20% progressed so far 
  • Piling foundations are complete 
  • The piling mat working platform is complete 
  • Block B and A groundworks commenced with excavation of the pile caps and associated ground beams, cropping down the piles to formation, testing the piles, installation of reinforcement and pouring of concrete to main and core walls are all underway.  
  • Block B works to core 1 and 2 
  • Block B fabrication and installation of reinforcement cages 
  • Block B pouring of relevant ground beams 
  • Block A works to core 3 
  • NED have commenced the excavation and installation of the HV cables which are required for the main power to the project 

Works Anticipated  

  • Drainage to commence 
  • Service Duct routes to be installed 
  • The 1st of 5 ground floor slabs to be poured 
  • Both tower cranes to be erected 
  • Scaffold gantries to the external footpaths to be installed to allow the superstructure to commence 
  • Columns from the ground to 1st floor  

At Merchant’s Wharf, additional site investigation works have been required to ascertain any further underground obstructions which are now being removed. The piling mat installation is currently underway.

Other works include earthworks to prepare for installation of the piling mat to the full site. Excavated materials have also been crushed and recycled to use within the piling mat.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Additional site investigation works have been required to ascertain any obstructions underground prior to the CFA piling commencing
  • The semi-permanent site accommodation has now been installed and will be position until project completion
  • Further obstructions underwent removal works prior to CFA piling commencing
  • Crushing and recycling excavated materials for use within the piling mat to carry the weight of the piling rig
  • Earthworks to prepare for the installation of the piling mat to the full site
  • Piling mat installation works commenced and currently ongoing

May 2021

In the first construction update for Merchant’s Wharf, we can confirm that site set up is ongoing, with stage 2 site investigation works complete and site demolition commenced.

The internal soft strip demolition has already been completed, with the main demolition commenced and due to take around 6 weeks the complete. This includes the removal of the roof.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Site set up is ongoing, including welfare and site perimeter fencing
  • Stage 2 site investigation works are complete
  • Proof digging and trial trenches completed
  • Site demolition has commenced including internal soft strip and main demolition
  • Internal soft strip completed
  • Removal of the roof commenced
  • Surveyor has been appointed for the party wall and discussions are ongoing between all parties

Works Scheduled

  • Progression of the full demolition which will complete after approximately 6 weeks

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