Newcastle International Airport.
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Client: Newcastle International Airport.
Team: Total Group
Project value: £1,400,000
Premium meet & greet project civils works overview
Total Group were awarded the groundworks, land remediation and civils works of a new Premium Meet & Greet car parking facility at Newcastle International Airport.
Works involved the groundworks and civils works of a new build transaction building and vehicle damage recording system (VDRS) building together with associated road and car park reconfiguration works, located immediately outside the main terminal building.
The Meet and Greet transaction building includes a steel frame, clad with brick plinth, curtain walling, laser cut metal screening, rain screen, louvres and standing seam roof. The transaction building also has a subsection of tunnel to connect a future baggage belt to the main terminal.
The Meet and Greet vehicle photography building comprises of a steel frame canopy with standing seam roof and metal cladding to house three vehicle lanes, with vehicle barriers and metal frames for mounting cameras and lighting – together with a flat roofed, metal clad, data store room.
The construction of the Meet and Greet transaction building at Newcastle International Airport involves a meticulous combination of materials and features to create a functional and visually appealing structure. Every element, from the steel frame and brick plinth to the curtain walling and laser cut metal screening, is carefully designed to ensure the building’s durability, aesthetic appeal, and functionality.
Steel Frame and Brick Plinth
The foundation of the Meet and Greet transaction building lies in its steel frame and brick plinth. The steel frame provides the structural support necessary to withstand the test of time and ensure the building’s stability. The brick plinth, on the other hand, adds a touch of elegance and serves as a visual anchor for the structure.
The use of curtain walling in the construction of the transaction building allows for a seamless integration of natural light and panoramic views. The glass panels used in the curtain walling system are not only aesthetically pleasing but also energy-efficient, contributing to the building’s sustainability.
Laser Cut Metal Screening
One of the standout features of the Meet and Greet transaction building is the laser cut metal screening. This architectural detail adds a layer of sophistication and uniqueness to the structure. The intricate patterns and designs created through laser cutting technology not only enhance the building’s visual appeal but also provide privacy and shade for the interior spaces.
The architectural design of the transaction building at Newcastle International Airport is a testament to both form and function. The sleek lines and modern aesthetic create a sense of professionalism and efficiency, while the thoughtful placement of windows and entrances ensures easy access and a welcoming atmosphere for visitors.
Furthermore, the design takes into consideration the specific needs of the Meet and Greet service. The layout of the interior spaces is optimized for smooth customer flow and efficient service delivery. From the spacious waiting areas to the well-equipped transaction counters, every aspect of the design is tailored to enhance the overall customer experience.
The construction process of the Meet and Greet transaction building follows a systematic approach to ensure quality and timely completion. It begins with site preparation, including excavation and foundation work. Once the foundation is in place, the steel frame is erected, followed by the installation of the brick plinth.
Next, the curtain walling system is carefully installed, allowing the building to take shape and the interior spaces to be protected from the elements. Finally, the laser cut metal screening is added, providing the finishing touch and adding a touch of elegance to the overall design.
Throughout the construction process, strict quality control measures are implemented to ensure that all materials and workmanship meet the highest standards. Regular inspections and testing are conducted to address any issues promptly and ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Overall, the construction and design of the Meet and Greet transaction building at Newcastle International Airport showcases a harmonious blend of functionality and visual appeal. From the sturdy steel frame to the intricate laser cut metal screening, every element is carefully crafted to create a welcoming and efficient space for airport visitors.
Total Group on site commenced in January 2019 and the facility opened for business in the summer.
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