Erie Basin Apartments


Completed: January, 1970

Service: DfMA & Precast Concrete

Sector: Residential

Client: Midwest

Size: 15 Storey

Roscoe were appointed by the concrete frame subcontractor, Midwest, to deliver the design and detailing of the vertical elements for this twin-block 15 storey PRS development at Salford Quays.

Columns were detailed as double-height which provided the frame contractor with a reduced crane lift requirement and a significant programme benefit against the traditional insitu concrete vertical elements that were proposed previously.

Precast Elements Designed and Detailed:

  • Double -height columns uitlising both plunge dowels and shoes
  • Twinwalls
  • Stair flights
  • Parapets
  • Shaft capping slabs