Aggregate Industries has become a supplier to retirement living specialist McCarthy & Stone, with Charcon Construction Solutions and its Building Products team completing a range of projects and orders in 2017.
The UK’s leading retirement housebuilder; McCarthy & Stone’s specialist area is apartments for the elderly, where they offer independent living with a plethora of on-site support services.
Charcon Construction Solutions, Aggregate’s precast concrete products division, has been involved in 24 of its developments this year, supplying and installing products, with many more scheduled for next year.
The Charcon team have really showcased a properly nationwide service, having been involved in sites in Morpeth (North East) to Exmouth (Devon) and Benllech (Anglesey) to Ely (Cambridgeshire).
Charcon have commonly installed 150mm pre-stressed concrete Hollowcore flooring and precast concrete stairs to Ground and Upper floors in each McCarthy & Stone building.
Hollowcore flooring units offer a flexible and cost effective answer to flooring propositions, because of the spans and widths of units available. Each McCarthy & Stone development will typically consist of between 2,500 to 4,000 square metres of Hollowcore flooring.
The precast concrete stairs are manufactured offsite guaranteeing a bespoke quality product that is speedy, safe and cost effective to install.
Aggregate also supplies roofing, walling and blocks from its Building Products division and Richard Baldry, General Manager at Charcon Construction Solutions, has commented on the partnership.
“We have worked with McCarthy & Stone for many years now and have built a trusted partnership. Many companies come to us because of the multi-product and multi-discipline offering that Aggregate Industries can provide, as well as our readiness and capability to respond to our customers’ needs.”
David Thomas, Category Manager at McCarthy and Stone, added: “Aggregate Industries are a valued collaborative framework partner of McCarthy and Stone and play a critical role in ensuring our site construction programmes remain on time and to budget.
“There have been numerous examples of them going the extra mile over the last year and they have become a valued member of our extended team.”
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