The winner was CCL for
Worcester Library and History Centre called 'The Hive'.
Celebrating excellence in the use of post-tensioning in Civil
Engineering and Building Structures.
The winner was South Hook LNG
Tanks. The comended entries were manufacturing
facility in Steetley, MediaCityUK
in Salford and Strata Tower,
The commended entries were:
Strongforce with One Hyde Park, and
Structural Systems with Newcastle under Lyme College.
Ben Ume of Matthew Consultants,
Kevin Bennett PTA Chairman, Paul Bottomley of Freyssinet and Jon
The winners of the 2008 PTA awards were announced at the
Concrete Society's Awards Dinner in November.
Prizes were awarded by the guest of Honour, John Sergeant,
during a glittering evening at The London Marriott Grosvenor
Square. The Winner of the PTA Award went to Whiston
Hospital in Knowsley, Liverpool.
The judges were impressed by the size of the project, speed of
construction and the volume of concrete and tonnage of steel saved
by switching to a PT frame.
The judges also awarded two Commendations, firstly to
Suffolk which featured a PT floor slab sloping at 20 degrees
and secondly to Tooley
Street which combined precast slab soffits and columns with
insitu post-tensioning. These two jobs achieved BREEAM ratings of
excellent and very good respectively
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