Manchester Airport Control Tower
Main Contractor

Morgan Sindall

60-mtr high internal concrete lift-shaft core and 9-mtr dia independent external tower constructed simultaneously using elevated hydraulic slipform system.

Completed in just 9 days (221 hours) via 24-hr continuous pour in shifts, the stand-alone purpose-built tower averaged 6.5m per day and used 600m3 of concrete and 65t of steel reinforcement.

 The video below shows a time lapse of the work Northfield Construction Ltd achieved.

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