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Gosforth Academy Extension

SHERATON PARK The development is located in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne. The building consists of: Single storey classroom extension Light gauge steel frame Single ply membrane roof PROJECT TEAM PROJECT GALLERY

Ramage Transport

RAMAGE TRANSPORT This development is located at New York Way, North Shields, The building construction consists of:- Light Gauge Steel Frame - Non load bearring infill. The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility.   PROJECT TEAM [...]

Cardinal Hume School

CARDINAL HUME SCHOOL PROJECT SUMMARY This extension project entailed a hot rolled portal frame construction utilising the ORCA LGS system to infill the wall panel gaps between the hot rolled columns and beams and the parapet wall to the flat roof. The striking modern building design used coloured rainscreen cladding and coloured aluminium windows. [...]

Northampton Care Home

NORTHAMPTON CARE HOME PROJECT SUMMARY ORCA’s design team had a significant input on this Design and Build contract in both the holistic design and the construction detailing. The project was engineered as a hybrid scheme to allow the stair cores to be installed prior to the light gauge steel structure and provide access to [...]

University of Gloucestershire

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE This development is located at University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, The building construction consists of:- Light Gauge Steel Frame, Insulation wrap, Cassette floor/ Single ply membrane roof The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility.   [...]

Ripon Care Home

RIPON CAREHOME, NORTH YORKSHIRE The development is located at Ripon, North Yorkshire The building consists of: 70 bed care home over 3no. Floors Light Gauge Steel Frame Joisted floors Timber truss roof The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility. Partners - Blue Brick Healthcare [...]

St Marys Primary School

ST. MARYS PRIMARY SCHOOL This development is located at St. Mary's High School, Newcastle, The building construction consists of:- Light Gauge Steel Frame, Insulation wrap, Cassette floor / Cassette Roof. Single ply membrane roof The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility.   [...]

Knottingley Care Home

KNOTTINGLEY CARE HOME PROJECT SUMMARY This design and build project was engineered to be a hybrid structure incorporating hot rolled and light gauge steel. The stair cores and stairs were manufactured from hot rolled steel to aid stability within the building and to provide construction access for trades. The care home utilised a standard [...]

Mill Cottage (Adult Autism Patients Unit)

MILL COTTAGE (ADULT AUTISM PATIENTS UNIT) This development is located at Monkwearmouth Hospital, Sunderland, The building construction consists of:- 16 Room Adult Autism Patients Unit Light Gauge Steel Frame, Insulation wrap, Cassette floor/ Single ply membrane roof The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility. [...]

Cheviot Primary School

CHEVIOT PRIMARY SCHOOL Newbiggin Hall Estate development is an extension which consists of:- Light Gauge Steel Frame. The ORCA engineering team designed and manufactured this project offsite at the ORCA North Shields facility.   PROJECT TEAM PROJECT GALLERY [...]