Kier Construction – Aerospace Bristol Concorde

Aerospace Bristol, situated in Hayes Way, is a new £19m museum that will tell the amazing story of Bristol’s world-class aerospace industry and give visitors the chance to step aboard a British icon, Concorde Alpha Foxtrot. Designed, built and tested in Bristol, she was the last Concorde to be built and the last to fly.

With Concorde as its show-stopping centrepiece, Bristol’s newest major attraction will take visitors on a fascinating journey through time and tell an inspirational story of ingenious design, engineering innovation and remarkable social history. The health and safety of museum staff and visitors is of paramount importance and this includes the need for a first-class fire protection solution. Read more>

Intumescent Fire Protection package for School

‘After initial contract negotiations with Willmott Dixon and agreeing a suitable environmental fire protection specification for the structural steelwork; we were awarded the intumescent fire protection package at Ysgol Glan Clywd comprehensive school in St Asaph. Read more>

Newport Office New Build Protected from Fire

Working in collaboration with the Midas Group, R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd completed the required specification for fire protection on the steelwork which included sprayed applied coating systems, fire stopping installations for up to 60 minutes and soffit lining works. Read more>

Somerset Historic Artefacts Protected from Fire

Somerset County Council needed an environmentally controlled archive storage facility for its Heritage Centre.  The £5.7m development project involved the construction of 2 two-storey buildings which were specifically designed to house historical artefacts and documents, which are both stored and restored on site, as well available for public viewing. Read more>

Fire Protection for New Build of Community Hospital

Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda, Llwynypia is a 108-bed community hospital situated in the heart of the Rhondda Valley. R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd was part of the project team responsible for the construction of a 13,500sq.m new-build clinical accommodation which replaced out-dated and inappropriate facilities. Read more>

Caerphilly Office Development Protected from Fire

The development of a three storey office for the Caerphilly Local Health Board in Newbridge, South Wales required fire protection across a range of materials including; brick & block walling, curtain walling, timber weather boarding, patent glazing, plaster boarded rooms and suspended ceilings. Read more>

Fire Protection for a Somerset Fire Control Centre

R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd was part of the project team for the new build of a Fire Control Centre in Taunton, Somerset working alongside the architect, developer and main contractor. The control centre comprises of a three-storey building with the ground floor containing plant rooms, office space, catering, IT and communication facilities. The first floor houses the control room, offices and additional plant areas. Read more>

Historical Medical Practice Protected from Fire

The Crwys Medical Practice has a long history in Cardiff, with its original premises in Crwys Road originating back to the turn of the 19th Century.
In 2005 Opco Construction was awarded the contract to build a dedicated medical practice on Wedal Road, near the Heath Hospital, Cardiff. Read more>