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In this issue NSC 3 July/Aug 16 Cover Image 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington, London Main client: British Land Architect: Allies & Morrison Main contractor: Wates Construction Structural engineer: Ramboll Steelwork contractor: William Hare Steel tonnage: 2,400t July/August 2016 Vol 24 No 7 These and other steelwork articles can be downloaded from the New Steel Construction Website at www.newsteelconstruction.com 5 Editor’s comment Editor Nick Barrett says the SSDA shortlist shows some of the reasons for steel sector optimism. 6 News Steel remains the material of choice and demand is set to increase, BCSA President Wendy Coney said at the Association’s National Dinner. 10 Headline Sponsor Steel for Life Headline sponsor Jamestown has developed into a specialist fabricator over the past 20 years. 12 Sector Focus: Protective Systems NSC reports on the advances made in the coatings and galvanizing sectors. 13 Sector Focus: Stockholders Steel stockholders play an important role in the steel construction supply chain. 14 Retail A Waitrose superstore and a car park form the central part of the Haywards Heath station upgrade. 16 Bridges The widening of the A1 in North Yorkshire requires the installation of eight steel composite bridges. 18 Industrial Wide steel-framed column-free spaces are vital for the Siemens wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in Hull. 22 Commercial 4 Kingdom Street represents one of the final phases of the large Paddington Central development. 24 Education Offsite fabrication has helped a school project in North Wales shave weeks off of its construction programme. 26 Technical SCI’s David Brown examines the responsibilities of the structure designer and the connection designer. 30 Advisory Desk AD 399 – Design of partial penetration butt welds in accordance with BS EN 1993-1-8. 30 Codes and Standards 31 50 Years Ago Our look back through the pages of Building with Steel features Chilbolton radio-telescope aerial.. 32 BCSA Members 34 Register of Qualified Steelwork Contractors for Bridgeworks EDITOR Nick Barrett Tel: 01323 422483 nick@newsteelconstruction.com DEPUTY EDITOR Martin Cooper Tel: 01892 538191 martin@newsteelconstruction.com PRODUCTION EDITOR Andrew Pilcher Tel: 01892 553147 admin@newsteelconstruction.com PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Alastair Lloyd Tel: 01892 553145 alastair@barrett-byrd.com COMMERCIAL MANAGER Fawad Minhas Tel: 01892 553149 fawad@newsteelconstruction.com NSC IS PRODUCED BY BARRETT BYRD ASSOCIATES ON BEHALF OF THE BRITISH CONSTRUCTIONAL STEELWORK ASSOCIATION AND STEEL FOR LIFE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE STEEL CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE The British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd 4 Whitehall Court, Westminster, London SW1A 2ES Telephone 020 7839 8566 Website www.steelconstruction.org Email postroom@steelconstruction.org Steel for Life Ltd 4 Whitehall Court, Westminster, London SW1A 2ES Telephone 020 7839 8566 Website www.steelforlife.org Email steelforlife@steelconstruction.org The Steel Construction Institute Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7QN Telephone 01344 636525 Fax 01344 636570 Website www.steel-sci.com Email reception@steel-sci.com CONTRACT PUBLISHER & ADVERTISING SALES Barrett, Byrd Associates 7 Linden Close, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8HH Telephone 01892 524455 Website www.barrett-byrd.com EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Ms S McCann-Bartlett (Chair); Mr N Barrett; Mr D G Brown, SCI; Mr C Dolling, BCSA; Mr R Gordon; Mr A Palmer, Buro Happold Engineering; Ms B Romans, Bourne Construction Engineering; Mr G H Taylor, Caunton Engineering; Mr M Thompson, Mott MacDonald; Mr O Tyler, Wilkinson Eyre Architects The role of the Editorial Advisory Board is to advise on the overall style and content of the magazine. New Steel Construction welcomes contributions on any suitable topics relating to steel construction. Publication is at the discretion of the Editor. Views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the BCSA, SCI, or the Contract Publisher. Although care has been taken to ensure that all information contained herein is accurate with relation to either matters of fact or accepted practice at the time of publication, the BCSA, SCI and the Editor assume no responsibility for any errors or misinterpretations of such information or any loss or damage arising from or related to its use. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without the permission of the publishers. All rights reserved ©2016. ISSN 0968-0098


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