Concorde House, Gatwick Airport

Strip Out

Client: Area Sq
Project: Concorde House, Gatwick Airport
Brief Description

Undertaken within a programme of 5 weeks these sensitive works in a busy airport included the strip out of ground to level 3 of Concorde House together with the structural demolition of concrete walls to the interview rooms and cells of this Immigration Handling Unit.

Scope of Works

Situated within the South Terminal of Gatwick Airport, KpH undertook Strip Out, Removal and internal concrete works across four levels of Concorde House, an Immigration Handling Unit. The works involved the following:

  • Removal of partition walls and carpet to Ground, Level 1,2 and 3.
  • Removal of ceiling and Raised Access Floor including pedestals to the Ground Floor.
  • Breaking out of concrete blockwork walls and concrete base on the Ground Floor.
  • Breaking out of ring beam to facilitate the insertion of a simulator plane to be used in their new training centre.
  • Breaking out a trench to a depth of 100ml together with making good to edges.

The majority of concrete works were undertaken utilising a Brokk with damping down at source. Hand breakers were used for smaller works and a concrete cutting saw to make good any edges surrounding the trench.