One Baltic Square Construction Updates

The Latest on One Baltic Square

Here are all of the One Baltic Square construction updates. A luxury new build situated at the centre of one of Liverpool’s most exciting investment areas going forward, it’s a development worth paying attention to going forward.

Current Progress

  • SFS Installation to Block A Complete
  • Roof Construction Complete
  • Partitioning Works to Blocks A – D

SFS installation has completed to Block A One Baltic Square. Works across all other blocks are progressing well.

Roof construction is complete and internal drainage installation is near completion. Pre-cast concrete stair installation has commenced to Block B, the retaining wall is progressing to Block E and Blocks A, B, C and D continue internal partitioning works.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • SFS installation to Block A complete
  • Completion of foundations to Blocks A, B and with E to progress
  • Continuation of the blockwork to the lift shaft and core in Blocks A and D
  • Containment for electrical works continues
  • Internal drainage installation near complete
  • Progression of the retaining wall to Block E
  • Window installation to Block D complete
  • Lightning protection works continuing
  • Roof construction is complete
  • Parapet works nearing completion
  • Continuation of first fix mechanical and electrical works
  • Blocks A – D internal partitioning continuing
  • Block B steelwork underway
  • Block B pre-cast concrete stair installation commenced

Works Anticipated

  • Continuation of foundations to remaining blocks
  • Progression of first fix mechanical and electrical works
  • Progression of internal stud work partitions
  • Completion of retaining wall to Block E
  • Complete blockwork to lift shafts
  • Complete steelwork erection to Block B

June 2021

Several works have commenced at One Baltic Square including foundations to Block A, B and E, the retaining wall to Block E and parapet steelwork. 

Other works progressed over the period include SFS installation, first fix mechanical and electrical, roof construction, window installation and boarding. A full programme of works has been scheduled for the coming weeks.  

 

Summary of Works Progressed 

  • SFS installation is nearing completion in Block A 
  • Commencement of foundations to Blocks A, B and E 
  • Blockwork to the lift shaft and core in Blocks A and D 
  • Pad foundations and column bases are being installed 
  • Containment for electrical work continues  
  • Internal drainage and ventilation installation is nearly complete  
  • Window installation to Block D  
  • Boarding to Block C ongoing 
  • Roof construction continuing  
  • Continuation of first fix mechanical and electrical works 
  • Parapet steelwork has commenced 
  • Block E’s retaining wall has commenced 
  • Material delivered for internal partitioning for Blocks A to D 

 

Works Anticipated  

  • Progression of first fix mechanical and electrical  
  • Continue foundation works to remaining blocks 
  • Complete weatherboarding 
  • Commence internal stud wall partitions 
  • Continue the retaining wall to Block E 
  • Complete blockwork to the lift shafts 
  • Complete window installation to Block A 

March 2021

Many tasks have completed including the installation of slabs to Block D, slab installations for mechanical and electrical installations and the substructure brickwork.

Window installation, lightning protection and internal drainage are just some of the activities commenced during the last few weeks. Roof construction is one of the next tasks to commence next month.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • The steel frame structure installation to Blocks D and A nearing completion
  • Weatherboard installation is ongoing and 80% complete to Block D
  • Substructure brickwork is complete
  • Preparation works to allow for the installation of the retaining wall are complete, and the retaining wall reinforcement and formwork is being installed
  • The removal of arisings from site from excavations is complete
  • Installation of slabs to Block D are complete
  • Blockwork has continued to the lift shaft and core
  • Slab installations for mechanical and electrical installations are complete and first fix mechanical, plumbing and electrical installations have now commenced
  • Service penetrations through slabs are complete
  • Containment for electrical works has commenced and is progressing nicely
  • Windows have arrived on site and installation has commenced
  • Lightning protection works have commenced
  • Internal drainage installation has also commenced

Works Scheduled

  • Lay foundations and pads to Blocks B and C
  • Continuation of the installation of retaining walls
  • Roof construction to be commenced as well as internal partitioning head and base track
  • Continue first fix mechanical and electrical installations
  • Completion of lightning protection and completion of blockwork to the lift shaft and core of Blocks A and D

January 2021

2021 is off to a great start at One Baltic Square with activity progressing across all blocks.

Significant groundworks and removals have taken place on top of reduced level dig, under slab sleeper walls, lift shaft works, steel frame structure, drainage and more. The car park has also been filled up to the formation level.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Groundwork has progressed significantly in recent weeks at One Baltic Square and the land has been cleared for Blocks B and C. Wagons are currently removing surplus soil from the site with approximately 100 loads removed thus far.
  • Blocks B, C and E received the reduced level dig in preparation for column foundation bases and bolt boxes.
  • Block D under slab sleeper walls have been completed, including the lift shaft up to finished floor level. Backfill has been carried out and drainage is also being installed in preparation for the slab installation. The steel frame structure has also made great progress in Block D.
  • In Block A, sleeper walls have been built and the fill level is complete which allowed for drainage works to commence. They are currently still underway with the slab installation to follow. Lift shaft works also underway.
  • Block E is up to formation level and compacted.
  • Materials have been ordered from the contractor for slab works including insulation, mesh and damp proof membrane.
  • The site car park has been filled up to formation level.

Works Scheduled

  • Cavity fill concrete will be ordered by the end of this week for cavities including the retaining gable wall to Block D.
  • Window drawings will be approved shortly.
  • Blocks D and A drains and slab estimated to be completed this month.

November 2020

At One Baltic Square, progress has been made to all five blocks.

Work includes the installation of blockwork footings to Blocks A and D, groundworks for Blocks B and C and reduced level dig to Block E. Other activities include fire protection, soil removal, metal decking and various packages and access finalisation for SFS, partitions, windows and mast climbers.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • All foundations and steel work to Blocks A and D complete
  • Scaffolding edge protection including full independent scaffolding along Grafton Street complete
  • Blockwork footings installed to the full perimeter of Blocks A and D
  • Metal decking installation complete on Blocks A and D
  • Floor slabs including roof level complete in Block D
  • Upper Ground floor slab complete to Block A
  • Intumescent painting to Block D has commenced with contractors working bottom up and on level 2
  • SFS and partitions package finalised
  • Groundworks re-commenced with muck shift to Blocks B and C underway
  • 2,500 cube of spoil removed
  • North Cheshire Windows appointed and deposit paid for first batch of windows to be delivered to site
  • Mast climber access finalised
  • Reduced level dig to Block E complete

Works Scheduled

  • Envelope works to proceed (brick work and masonry support system)
  • Completion of intumescent painting
  • SFS and partitions to commence
  • Commence window installation
  • Block A floor slab installations to complete
  • Completion of Block A fire protection
  • Block D slab enabling works commencement with drainage, lift pit slab, tanking, insulation and slab to follow
  • 3,500 cube more of soil to be removed to enable foundations for Blocks B and C
  • Mast climber installation for Blocks A and D along with hoist

August 2020

Since the reopening of the site, activity has been booming at One Baltic Square with steel work complete to Blocks A and D.

As well as construction works underway, a number of meetings have been undertaken and machinery sourced to enable further progress. There is now a significant schedule of works in place for the coming weeks.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Blocks A and D steel work is complete.
  • All RFS metal deck loaded out by Evadx to Blocks A and D.
  • Raised Floor Solutions completed stud welding of the metal deck on three floors to Block D.
  • Machinery sourced such as a cherry picker to enable handrails and telehandler with extendable forks to allow upper level access.
  • Brick work retaining core works carried out on Block D.
  • Various meetings with subcontractors held and scheduled.

Works Scheduled

  • Target scaffolding to carry out handrails to Block D to assist raised floor and scaffolding around the lift shaft and riser.
  • Load out reinforcement mesh for RFS on seven levels including the roof of Block D.
  • Complete loading of the mesh to level six and the roof of level five.
  • RFS to complete remaining floors and roof to Block D.
  • Further 300-350 load outs of materials away from site.
  • Columns to Block A to be grouted and complete.
  • Brick work retaining core works can then be carried out to Block A.
  • Roof to be sealed in line with RFS completion programme.
  • Install temporary electricity supply.
  • Mast climber procurement for access followed by SFS and weather defence board to Block D to achieve water tightness.
  • Block A scaffolding and floor installation.

July 2020

Workers are back on site, materials have been delivered and construction is back underway at One Baltic Square.

After a temporary break in work due to the Coronavirus pandemic, One Baltic Square looks amazing will the steel frame structure progress clearly visible in the latest drone photos. View the latest drone footage video here.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Preparations were made for the return of subcontractors to ensure all government guidelines are adhered to on site, including social distancing and increased hygiene requirements.
  • Staff have now successfully returned to the site and construction has recommenced.
  • Materials have been delivered including a large steel delivery, allowing for the continuation of steelworks.
  • The steel frame structure continues to be erected.
  • Progress to the superstructure has been made.
  • The installation of a steel lift for the frame in Block A is underway.
  • Flooring subcontractors return has been instructed and flooring continues to those blocks where the steel frame erection has completed.

January 2020

The progress looks amazing at One Baltic Square as the steel frame structure goes up against Liverpool’s blue skies. 

The steel frame structure installation is going well with multiple blocks in the development with steel erected to the top floors. Stairs have also been installed.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Significant progress to the steel frame structure has been made across multiple blocks in One Baltic Square.
  • The steelwork for the stairs has been installed up to the top floors in some blocks.
  • More steel is arriving on site to enable further progress to the steel frame structure across the entire development.

Works Scheduled

  • Continue to build steel frames across all blocks.

October 2019

Works at One Baltic Square in Liverpool have been progressing well, with groundworks to Blocks A and D now complete.

Other groundworks are underway for the rest of the site, with upcoming plans including the steel frame construction in Block D.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Demolition of Phase 2 is now complete, and the site has been 100% cleared of all surplus materials.
  • The groundworks to Blocks A and D are complete.
  • Concrete has been poured and steel footings have been installed to form part of the substructure.
  • Blocks have been installed in the ground ready for the steel frame construction.
  • Installation has begun for the steel on Block A, while excavations have continued to Block E.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Steel is on-site and ready for construction on Block D.

July 2019

So far at One Baltic Square, demolition is well underway and due to complete shortly.

The site is currently being cleared of any surplus materials and once this is complete, excavation works can begin.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Demolition to Phase 2 is approximately 85% complete.
  • Continued removal of surplus material.
  • Site clearance is ongoing.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Completion of demolition and completion of site clearance.
  • Foundations to blocks A and D to commence w/c 8th July.
  • Reduced level excavation for the underground car park will commence immediately following the completion of site clearance.

April 2019

Work has begun at Liverpool’s One Baltic Square development, and the hoarding has now been constructed around the entire site.

The asbestos removal phase will take approximately 7-8 weeks depending on access and clean air certificate issued. After demolition is complete, other works will proceed in order to prepare the site for future construction activities.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Hoarding has been constructed around the entire site.
  • Loose materials have been gathered and removed.
  • After the completion of scrap yard waste removal, the asbestos which has been identified on site has commenced to phase 2 of removal with soft strip complete.
  • The removal of demolition material from phase 1 has progressed.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Upon completion of demolition this week, the site strip will commence in preparation for the piling to Blocks A & D.

2021

SFS installation has completed to Block A One Baltic Square. Works across all other blocks are progressing well.

Roof construction is complete and internal drainage installation is near completion. Pre-cast concrete stair installation has commenced to Block B, the retaining wall is progressing to Block E and Blocks A, B, C and D continue internal partitioning works.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • SFS installation to Block A complete
  • Completion of foundations to Blocks A, B and with E to progress
  • Continuation of the blockwork to the lift shaft and core in Blocks A and D
  • Containment for electrical works continues
  • Internal drainage installation near complete
  • Progression of the retaining wall to Block E
  • Window installation to Block D complete
  • Lightning protection works continuing
  • Roof construction is complete
  • Parapet works nearing completion
  • Continuation of first fix mechanical and electrical works
  • Blocks A – D internal partitioning continuing
  • Block B steelwork underway
  • Block B pre-cast concrete stair installation commenced

Works Anticipated

  • Continuation of foundations to remaining blocks
  • Progression of first fix mechanical and electrical works
  • Progression of internal stud work partitions
  • Completion of retaining wall to Block E
  • Complete blockwork to lift shafts
  • Complete steelwork erection to Block B

June 2021

Several works have commenced at One Baltic Square including foundations to Block A, B and E, the retaining wall to Block E and parapet steelwork. 

Other works progressed over the period include SFS installation, first fix mechanical and electrical, roof construction, window installation and boarding. A full programme of works has been scheduled for the coming weeks.  

 

Summary of Works Progressed 

  • SFS installation is nearing completion in Block A 
  • Commencement of foundations to Blocks A, B and E 
  • Blockwork to the lift shaft and core in Blocks A and D 
  • Pad foundations and column bases are being installed 
  • Containment for electrical work continues  
  • Internal drainage and ventilation installation is nearly complete  
  • Window installation to Block D  
  • Boarding to Block C ongoing 
  • Roof construction continuing  
  • Continuation of first fix mechanical and electrical works 
  • Parapet steelwork has commenced 
  • Block E’s retaining wall has commenced 
  • Material delivered for internal partitioning for Blocks A to D 

 

Works Anticipated  

  • Progression of first fix mechanical and electrical  
  • Continue foundation works to remaining blocks 
  • Complete weatherboarding 
  • Commence internal stud wall partitions 
  • Continue the retaining wall to Block E 
  • Complete blockwork to the lift shafts 
  • Complete window installation to Block A 

March 2021

Many tasks have completed including the installation of slabs to Block D, slab installations for mechanical and electrical installations and the substructure brickwork.

Window installation, lightning protection and internal drainage are just some of the activities commenced during the last few weeks. Roof construction is one of the next tasks to commence next month.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • The steel frame structure installation to Blocks D and A nearing completion
  • Weatherboard installation is ongoing and 80% complete to Block D
  • Substructure brickwork is complete
  • Preparation works to allow for the installation of the retaining wall are complete, and the retaining wall reinforcement and formwork is being installed
  • The removal of arisings from site from excavations is complete
  • Installation of slabs to Block D are complete
  • Blockwork has continued to the lift shaft and core
  • Slab installations for mechanical and electrical installations are complete and first fix mechanical, plumbing and electrical installations have now commenced
  • Service penetrations through slabs are complete
  • Containment for electrical works has commenced and is progressing nicely
  • Windows have arrived on site and installation has commenced
  • Lightning protection works have commenced
  • Internal drainage installation has also commenced

Works Scheduled

  • Lay foundations and pads to Blocks B and C
  • Continuation of the installation of retaining walls
  • Roof construction to be commenced as well as internal partitioning head and base track
  • Continue first fix mechanical and electrical installations
  • Completion of lightning protection and completion of blockwork to the lift shaft and core of Blocks A and D

January 2021

2021 is off to a great start at One Baltic Square with activity progressing across all blocks.

Significant groundworks and removals have taken place on top of reduced level dig, under slab sleeper walls, lift shaft works, steel frame structure, drainage and more. The car park has also been filled up to the formation level.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Groundwork has progressed significantly in recent weeks at One Baltic Square and the land has been cleared for Blocks B and C. Wagons are currently removing surplus soil from the site with approximately 100 loads removed thus far.
  • Blocks B, C and E received the reduced level dig in preparation for column foundation bases and bolt boxes.
  • Block D under slab sleeper walls have been completed, including the lift shaft up to finished floor level. Backfill has been carried out and drainage is also being installed in preparation for the slab installation. The steel frame structure has also made great progress in Block D.
  • In Block A, sleeper walls have been built and the fill level is complete which allowed for drainage works to commence. They are currently still underway with the slab installation to follow. Lift shaft works also underway.
  • Block E is up to formation level and compacted.
  • Materials have been ordered from the contractor for slab works including insulation, mesh and damp proof membrane.
  • The site car park has been filled up to formation level.

Works Scheduled

  • Cavity fill concrete will be ordered by the end of this week for cavities including the retaining gable wall to Block D.
  • Window drawings will be approved shortly.
  • Blocks D and A drains and slab estimated to be completed this month.

2020

November 2020

At One Baltic Square, progress has been made to all five blocks.

Work includes the installation of blockwork footings to Blocks A and D, groundworks for Blocks B and C and reduced level dig to Block E. Other activities include fire protection, soil removal, metal decking and various packages and access finalisation for SFS, partitions, windows and mast climbers.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • All foundations and steel work to Blocks A and D complete
  • Scaffolding edge protection including full independent scaffolding along Grafton Street complete
  • Blockwork footings installed to the full perimeter of Blocks A and D
  • Metal decking installation complete on Blocks A and D
  • Floor slabs including roof level complete in Block D
  • Upper Ground floor slab complete to Block A
  • Intumescent painting to Block D has commenced with contractors working bottom up and on level 2
  • SFS and partitions package finalised
  • Groundworks re-commenced with muck shift to Blocks B and C underway
  • 2,500 cube of spoil removed
  • North Cheshire Windows appointed and deposit paid for first batch of windows to be delivered to site
  • Mast climber access finalised
  • Reduced level dig to Block E complete

Works Scheduled

  • Envelope works to proceed (brick work and masonry support system)
  • Completion of intumescent painting
  • SFS and partitions to commence
  • Commence window installation
  • Block A floor slab installations to complete
  • Completion of Block A fire protection
  • Block D slab enabling works commencement with drainage, lift pit slab, tanking, insulation and slab to follow
  • 3,500 cube more of soil to be removed to enable foundations for Blocks B and C
  • Mast climber installation for Blocks A and D along with hoist

August 2020

Since the reopening of the site, activity has been booming at One Baltic Square with steel work complete to Blocks A and D.

As well as construction works underway, a number of meetings have been undertaken and machinery sourced to enable further progress. There is now a significant schedule of works in place for the coming weeks.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Blocks A and D steel work is complete.
  • All RFS metal deck loaded out by Evadx to Blocks A and D.
  • Raised Floor Solutions completed stud welding of the metal deck on three floors to Block D.
  • Machinery sourced such as a cherry picker to enable handrails and telehandler with extendable forks to allow upper level access.
  • Brick work retaining core works carried out on Block D.
  • Various meetings with subcontractors held and scheduled.

Works Scheduled

  • Target scaffolding to carry out handrails to Block D to assist raised floor and scaffolding around the lift shaft and riser.
  • Load out reinforcement mesh for RFS on seven levels including the roof of Block D.
  • Complete loading of the mesh to level six and the roof of level five.
  • RFS to complete remaining floors and roof to Block D.
  • Further 300-350 load outs of materials away from site.
  • Columns to Block A to be grouted and complete.
  • Brick work retaining core works can then be carried out to Block A.
  • Roof to be sealed in line with RFS completion programme.
  • Install temporary electricity supply.
  • Mast climber procurement for access followed by SFS and weather defence board to Block D to achieve water tightness.
  • Block A scaffolding and floor installation.

July 2020

Workers are back on site, materials have been delivered and construction is back underway at One Baltic Square.

After a temporary break in work due to the Coronavirus pandemic, One Baltic Square looks amazing will the steel frame structure progress clearly visible in the latest drone photos. View the latest drone footage video here.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Preparations were made for the return of subcontractors to ensure all government guidelines are adhered to on site, including social distancing and increased hygiene requirements.
  • Staff have now successfully returned to the site and construction has recommenced.
  • Materials have been delivered including a large steel delivery, allowing for the continuation of steelworks.
  • The steel frame structure continues to be erected.
  • Progress to the superstructure has been made.
  • The installation of a steel lift for the frame in Block A is underway.
  • Flooring subcontractors return has been instructed and flooring continues to those blocks where the steel frame erection has completed.

January 2020

The progress looks amazing at One Baltic Square as the steel frame structure goes up against Liverpool’s blue skies. 

The steel frame structure installation is going well with multiple blocks in the development with steel erected to the top floors. Stairs have also been installed.

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Significant progress to the steel frame structure has been made across multiple blocks in One Baltic Square.
  • The steelwork for the stairs has been installed up to the top floors in some blocks.
  • More steel is arriving on site to enable further progress to the steel frame structure across the entire development.

Works Scheduled

  • Continue to build steel frames across all blocks.

2019

October 2019

Works at One Baltic Square in Liverpool have been progressing well, with groundworks to Blocks A and D now complete.

Other groundworks are underway for the rest of the site, with upcoming plans including the steel frame construction in Block D.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Demolition of Phase 2 is now complete, and the site has been 100% cleared of all surplus materials.
  • The groundworks to Blocks A and D are complete.
  • Concrete has been poured and steel footings have been installed to form part of the substructure.
  • Blocks have been installed in the ground ready for the steel frame construction.
  • Installation has begun for the steel on Block A, while excavations have continued to Block E.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Steel is on-site and ready for construction on Block D.

July 2019

So far at One Baltic Square, demolition is well underway and due to complete shortly.

The site is currently being cleared of any surplus materials and once this is complete, excavation works can begin.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Demolition to Phase 2 is approximately 85% complete.
  • Continued removal of surplus material.
  • Site clearance is ongoing.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Completion of demolition and completion of site clearance.
  • Foundations to blocks A and D to commence w/c 8th July.
  • Reduced level excavation for the underground car park will commence immediately following the completion of site clearance.

April 2019

Work has begun at Liverpool’s One Baltic Square development, and the hoarding has now been constructed around the entire site.

The asbestos removal phase will take approximately 7-8 weeks depending on access and clean air certificate issued. After demolition is complete, other works will proceed in order to prepare the site for future construction activities.

 

Summary of Works Progressed

  • Hoarding has been constructed around the entire site.
  • Loose materials have been gathered and removed.
  • After the completion of scrap yard waste removal, the asbestos which has been identified on site has commenced to phase 2 of removal with soft strip complete.
  • The removal of demolition material from phase 1 has progressed.

 

Works Scheduled

  • Upon completion of demolition this week, the site strip will commence in preparation for the piling to Blocks A & D.

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