RAF Lyneham – Project Hercules – Phase 1

Project Location

RAF Lyneham, Lyneham, Wiltshire, SN15 4PZ

Main Contractor

Kier Group & Balfour Beatty

Project Background

Project Hercules is a new build construction of a specialist defence training college. It is a 50:50 joint venture between Kier Group and Balfour Beatty. The development is to transform the former RAF airbase into a new Armed Forces Training Facility for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (D.I.O.). Buildings consist of new single living accommodation for military trainees and purpose built enhanced training facilities for over 1,100 trainees and 800 staff. This is a combined services training facility – Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.

Application

Requirement was to seal:
Externally:
Vertical expansion joints in the external brick walls up to 25mm wide, around window and door frames to brickwork reveal.
Horizontal concrete floor slab joints surrounding the maintenance hangers up to 30mm wide that will be subject to trafficking.
Concrete floor slab joints in training culverts, subject to trafficking.

Internally:
Horizontal saw cut floor joints that would be subject to trafficking as well as sealing perimeter floor to wall joints.
Vertical expansion joints between steel column and internal block work wall.

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Project Start Date

February 2014

Project Completion Date

September 2015

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