What is facade retention ?
With the ever increasing importance of sustainability and the preservation of historic structures, retaining the existing framework of the structure while allowing the modernisation of building interiors has an increasingly significant role in modern construction.
With facade retention, existing facades can be stabilised to allow interior renovation. The historic aspects of a building may be preserved while interior layouts can be constructed. Typically a shoring system is used to stabilise the facade
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How Manchester Demolition can assist
As a modern and professional demolition contractor, we have developed our capabilities to provide Facade Retention and Temporary Propping services within any Demolition Contract package.
Working closely with our structural engineers, we can and have designed and installed many temporary work schemes.
These have varied from simple back propping support schemes to eliminate floor overloading, to the provision of major detailed facade retention work, thus ensuring large areas of the original structure can be retained for the subsequent redevelopment and ensuring that the remainder of the building is demolished safely.
The type of support work has been varied from the bespoke Mabey and RMD systems to a completely unique fabricated steelwork assembly.
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As a modern and professional demolition contractors, we have developed our capabilities to provide Facade Retention and Temporary Propping services within any Demolition Contract
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