We were selected by Crown House (of Laing-O-Rourke) to coordinate the New International Pier at Birmingham Airport.

This involved the coordination of all services from the external Chiller compound at APRON level to the high level Louvres at DEPARTURES.

This project required liaison with the CHt Project Engineering Team, CHt Off-Site Manufacturing Team, Specialist Sub-Contractors as well as the Professional Team to design and spatially co-ordinate the Service and Pre-Fabrication Elements with the Building Construction.

The ARRIVAL’s ceiling void corridor and PLANTSPACE and the APRON level Boilerhouse were the most heavily serviced areas and were detailed to enable off-site manufacture off all Pump Skids, Distrubution Pipework Mains, Ventilation Systems and Fire Protection Services.

The Pipework Pre-Fabrication element of this project consisted of four seperate activities;-

APRON Plant Skids – designed to support the Pumps, associated valves and Headers to maximise off-site ‘hot’ work and minimise on site labour requirements whilst maintaiing a minimal o/a footprint due to the restricted internal space available.

ARRIVALS VENTILATION Plant Room Horizontal and Vertical Pipe Racks – to support the main distribution Chilled Water and Heating mains feeding the Air Handling Plant.

LOOSE SPOOLS – the interconnecting pipework to link up the Plant Skids, Pipe Racks and Equipment.

ARRIVALS CORRIDOR Prefabrication Modules – a series of 57 individual modules containing distribution pipework and electrical containment routed the entire length of the PIER within an Architecturally formed profiled bulkhead.