‘Ten Oaks’ seminars begin…

Last week saw the first in a series of unique seminars being held at the 'Ten Oaks' construction site in Bovingdon.

The seminar, held for engineering students of West Herts College, was the first of a number of seminars being held to explain to students and professionals alike the fundamental principles behind the construction of a zero carbon dwelling and how these traditional construction methods can be utilised in the provision of constructing zero carbon homes for the future.

If you are interested in attending one of these seminars, please contact nicolaorrow@procare.co.uk. Spaces are limited and will be awarded on a first come first serve basis.

 

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Hillingdon dispensary now complete…

Following the re-award of works at Hillingdon Hospital, the project is now complete on site. 

This two phased, fast track project to undertake the reconfiguration and refurbishment works involved in installing a new state of the art dispensary, including a unique robotic dispensary unit, were undertaken in a live environment and completed within budget and without delay.

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Procare announces series of “Ten Oaks Seminars”…

As works at the unique ‘Ten Oaks’ continue, we are pleased to announce the launch of a series of seminars, scheduled to take place at the site in the New Year.

The Owners, Dr and Mrs Mays and the Contractors, Procare Construction, will be inviting students, consultants, architects and affordable housing providers to attend a keynote lecture entitles “The Building of a Zero Carbon House”.

The lecture, delivered by key speakers Dr Ian Mays (Owner), David Kirkland (Architect), Steve Cook (Managing Director – Procare Construction) and Morgan Bevan (Site Manager at Ten Oaks), will outline the principles involved in the construction of a zero carbon house through the careful design, selection of low carbon materials and building processes.

If you are interested in attending one of these seminars, please contact construction@procare.co.uk

Ability Plaza works to commence…

Following the award of works, we are pleased to announce that Procare Construction will once again be working with Grainger plc.  This 20 week programme of specialist external and lift refurbishment works at Ability Plaza are scheduled to commence in late September, completing 2017.

Further works awarded at Featherstone High School

With Phase 1 almost complete, we are pleased to announce the award of further works at Featherstone High School.  This fast-track refurbishment to include; art room to laboratory conversion, toilet refurbishment, and mains gas supply modification is due for completion in time for commencement of the new academic year.

The growth of ‘Ten Oaks’…

The next phase of this challenging zero carbon dwelling is well underway; the installation of the steel frame has now taken place and we are in receipt of the first delivery of the locally handmade facing bricks (produced using kilns fired from timber). We will shortly be starting a programme of seminars on site, outlining the processes, materials and design required to meet a zero carbon property. If you are interested in attending one of these seminars, please contact Abigail Leatherland

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Works at Harrow School commence…

Procare Construction are pleased to announce the award of 2 new projects which are to be undertaken at the prestigious Harrow School. 

With works now well underway, the fast track summer refurbishments undertaken in the Headmaster's Boarding House and an extension for the provision of further office space, are due for completion in time for the start of the new academic year.  

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Further works at Hillingdon Hospital

Following the successful completion of a fast-track project earlier this year, Procare Construction are pleased to announce the award of a second project from the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This 12 week programme involving the installation of a new dispensary at Hillingdon Hospital is now on site and is due for completion this autumn.

Burial of the ‘time capsule’…

As a company, we positively encourage the involvement of local community members in all of our projects and on Friday, Procare's construction team invited members of the congregation of Bushey Baptist Church, neighbouring residents of Faithfield Retirement Living and children from nearby Bushey and Oxhey Infant and Bushey Manor Junior School to our site at Bushey Baptist Church in order to undertake the celebratory 'burying of the time capsule'. 

The 4 capsules, donated by Procare and crammed with letters, drawings, stories, jumpers, mobile phones and even a packet of Smash, will be buried beneath the new extension, marking a cornerstone in the church's history.