RAF Lyneham – Project Hercules – Phase 1
Project LocationRAF Lyneham, Lyneham, Wiltshire, SN15 4PZ
Main ContractorKier Group & Balfour Beatty
Project Hercules is a new build construction of a specialist defence training college. It is a 50:50 joint venture between Kier Group and Balfour Beatty. The development is to transform the former RAF airbase into a new Armed Forces Training Facility for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (D.I.O.). Buildings consist of new single living accommodation for military trainees and purpose built enhanced training facilities for over 1,100 trainees and 800 staff. This is a combined services training facility – Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.
Requirement was to seal:
Vertical expansion joints in the external brick walls up to 25mm wide, around window and door frames to brickwork reveal.
Horizontal concrete floor slab joints surrounding the maintenance hangers up to 30mm wide that will be subject to trafficking.
Concrete floor slab joints in training culverts, subject to trafficking.
Horizontal saw cut floor joints that would be subject to trafficking as well as sealing perimeter floor to wall joints.
Vertical expansion joints between steel column and internal block work wall.