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CONTENTS JULY/AUGUST 2006VOL14NO7 NEW STEEL CONSTRUCTION Photo: Paul Grundy/McLaren group www.new-steel-construction.com Cover Image McLAREN TECHNOLOGY CENTRE Client: McLaren Group Architect: Foster & Partners Structural Engineer: Arup Steelwork Contractor: William Hare 5 Editor’s comment A wide range of clients are choosing steelwork EDITOR for their major investments, as this year’s SSDA demonstrated, says Nick Barrett Tel: 01323 422483 nick@new-steel-construction.com Editor Nick Barrett. DEPUTY EDITOR 6 News In a letter to the BCSA, Prime Minister Tony Blair congratulates Martin Cooper Tel: 01892 538191 martin@new-steel-construction.com the Association on 100 successful years. CONTRIBUTING EDITOR Ty Byrd Tel: 01892 524455 ty@barrett-byrd.com PRODUCTION EDITOR Andrew Pilcher Tel: 01892 524481 STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN AWARDS andrew@new-steel-construction.com ISDN: 01892 557302 12 David Lazenby, Chairman of the Judging Panel, comments on this NEWS REPORTERS Mike Walter, Victoria Gough year’s awards. ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER Sally Devine Tel: 01474 833871 14 The four Award winning projects. sally@new-steel-construction.com 18 Four projects received Commendations. 22 Certificates of Merit were awarded to three projects. PUBLISHED BY The British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd 4 Whitehall Court, Westminster, London SW1A 2ES Telephone 020 7839 8566 Fax 020 7976 1634 Website www.steelconstruction.org FEATURES Email postroom@steelconstruction.org 28 A new shopping centre is set to transform Wigan’s little known The Steel Construction Institute Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7QN historic town centre. Martin Cooper reports from the Grand Arcade. Telephone 01344 623 345 Fax 01344 622 944 Website www.steel-sci.org 32 This issue’s technical article tackles the imminent CE Marking of steel Email reception@steel-sci.org products. David Moore, BCSA Director of Engineering explains what Corus Construction and Industrial this entails. PO Box 1, Brigg Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN16 1BP Telephone 01724 404040 Fax 01724 404224 34 Courses and Seminars; and Diary Website www.corusconstruction.com Email tsm@corusgroup.com 36 40 Years Ago Our look back through the pages of Building with Steel features the UK’s first holiday camp monorail. CONTRACT PUBLISHER & ADVERTISING SALES Barrett, Byrd Associates 38 Codes and Standards Linden House, Linden Close, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8HH 38 Publications Tel: 01892 524455 www.barrett-byrd.com 39 Advisory Desk The latest advice from the Steel Construction Institute concerns the tightening of ordinary bolts. EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Dr D Tordoff (Chairman); Mr N Barrett; Mrs Sally Devine; 40 BCSA members Mr D G Brown, SCI; Mr M Crosby, Capita Symonds; Mr R Gordon, Mace Ltd; Mr W Gover, Consultant; 42 SCI members Mr R Harrison, Glentworth Fabrications Ltd; Mr A Hughes, Tubelines; Mr A Palmer, Buro Happold; Mr R Steeper, Corus; Mr O Tyler, Wilkinson Eyre, 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, Corus 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, Corus 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. CHANGES TO THE MAILING LIST If you wish to notify us of a change: Non Members of either the SCI or the BCSA please telephone Corus on 01724 404863 Members BCSA Telephone BCSA on 020 7839 8566 Members SCI Telephone SCI on 01344 623 345 SUBSCRIPTIONS To take out a subscription please telephone 01344 623 345 The British Annual subscription £92.00 UK, £117.00 elsewhere. Constructional Steelwork All rights reserved ©2006. ISSN 0968-0098 Association Ltd NSC July/August 2006 3


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