Gatwick Temporary Hangar: – The provision of a new temporary MRO (Light Maintenance) Hangar Facility at London Gatwick Airport. The project comprised the design, manufacture, supply and erection of a building 91m span x 60m long c/w foundations, insulated cladding, mechanical & electrical services and aircraft hangar doors
The two bay aircraft hangar building provided a gross internal floor area of 5,167.49 sq. metres, which is constructed from 270 tonnes of steel, 8,700 sq. metres of insulated cladding all sitting on a 210 linear metre concrete perimeter foundation 2 metres wide and a 60 linear metre concrete central foundation 1 metre wide.
In addition to the two hangar bays, the project consisted of 106 sq. metres of office space, 71 sq. metres of WC/Shower/Locker facilities and a 44 sq. metre aircraft structures workshop. External to the aircraft hangar building sits a 434 sq. metre two storey building housing offices, rest room and stores.
Throughout the project Norwood Consultants Ltd were responsible for the following: –
During the construction phase of the project Norwood Consultants Ltd were responsible for Onsite Supervision, Financial Valuations (associated with the whole construction project) Witnessing of Testing & Commissioning and the review of Record Drawings and Operation & Maintenance Manuals.
There were a number of key challenges to the project such as: –