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Media City UK, Salford

Media City, Salford

Project: Media City, Salford

Completion: Base Build 2010 – Landlord Fit Out: ongoing

Client: Peel Media Ltd

Value: Base Build £500M – Landord Fit Out: £100,000 – £2M

Services Provided: CDM Coordination, Construction H&S Liaison

Project Description:

Mike Forsyth, Managing Director of Safer Sphere, was the lead CDM Coordinator for the base build of this prestigious and multifaceted development. The project commenced in 2007 to provide a new and innovative media, leisure and commercial development including the new northern operational facility for the BBC.

The development included for the construction of:

  • Three multi-storey office facilities for BBC tenancy
  • Central studio complex consisting of six major recording studios
  • Two multi-storey residential towers containing over 100 apartments
  • Four-storey media university building with 9 storey speculative office facilities.
  • 2no commercial towers with a hotel.
  • Multi Storey Car Park
  • Tri-generation heating and power network & Energy Centre
  • External infrastructure and landscaping
  • Pedestrian bridge linking the development to Trafford Wharf.
  • 1.16km of highway linking the development to the M602 motorway.
  • Ongoing Landlord Category A fit outs.

 

Project Challenges

The project was one of the largest construction projects in Europe, with a multitude of project teams, consultants and contractors. At its peak the project involved approximately 2500 operatives on the site.

Some of the key CDM challenges included:

  • Transition between CDM1994 to CDM2007 mid project.
  • Poor ground conditions, contaminations and high water table.
  • Working over and adjacent to the Manchester Ship Canal.
  • Significant temporary works.
  • Assisting designers in eliminating hazard and reducing risks in complex and varying designs.
  • Development of safe cleaning, maintenance and plant replacement strategies for the high rise structures.
  • Phased handovers catering for operational buildings with construction works continuing.
  • Logistical challenges of Category A fit outs of shell and core space whilst the development is operational. Particularly with television and radio programming restrictions for vibration and noise.

Contact Us

Safer Sphere


Tel:0845 544 2070

Fax: 0845 544 2071

info@safersphere.co.uk

marketing@safersphere.co.uk

www.safersphere.co.uk


Merseyside Office

69a Corporation Street

Victoria Square

St. Helens

Merseyside

WA9 5WH


Manchester Office

2a Zebra Court

White Moss View

Middleton

Manchester

M24 1UN


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Testimonials


Safer Sphere provide Health and Safety management to the challenging and fast moving construction projects at the Central Manchester University Hospital PFI, with great benefit to our operations and business H&S objectives. Their advisors have an excellent grasp of construction health and safety, they have embedded their knowledge and experience into our complex organisational systems, and have applied them at project level in a practical, simple and coherent manner. For other organisations requiring construction health & safety assistance, I would look no further than Safer Sphere."

Phillip Hyde‚ Lend Lease FM Project & Life Cycle Manager

Safer Sphere have greatly assisted our design consultancy in meeting the designer duties under the CDM Regulations 2007. The approach taken by Safer Sphere in advising our business has turned a very daunting area of the design function into a simple and coherent process. I would recommend their services to any design consultancy looking for simple and cost effective CDM support."

Mike Reed, Director, Redworth Associates
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