Liverpool Sub Station


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The contract involved the construction of a new substation and transformer bases for Scottish Power.

The works consisted of providing a full construction package from inception to final handover. The sub station was built in a pedestrianised city centre location, which involved out of hours working and delivery restrictions.

The schemes involved the following work elements:

  • Establish the location of all known services
  • Break out structure footprints and reduce level dig
  • Construction of 300mm R.C rafts foundation to transformer bases and control building
  • Construction or R.C walls up to d.p.c in control building
  • Construction of R.C walls to watertight transformer bunds
  • Construction of 8M long by 6M high R.C blast wall
  • Construct R.C bases to accommodate new compactor and baler units to service yard
  • Power floated slab, service trenches and cable pits.
  • Fabrication and installation of galvanised support steelwork to 33kv cells
  • Cavity wall construction
  • Pre cast concrete Kerkstoel roof slabs
  • Concrete roof screed laid to falls to accommodate Isulation and felt
  • Anodised aluminium copings to parapet wall
  • Petrol interceptor and drainage
  • Internal decoration