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RAAC Concrete Surveys and Reports

RAAC Concrete Surveys and Reports

RAAC Concrete Surveys and Reports

Ensuring the safety of structures built with Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) is critical to the structural integrity of your building. With over 37 years expertise in engineering surveys and reports, our tailored solutions are guaranteed to meet your needs and guide you through the challenges of RAAC.

What we do

AWA Engineers specialise in comprehensive surveys and reports for structures constructed using RAAC. Our team of skilled engineers employs proven methodologies to identify and assess the condition of RAAC structures, highlight potential issues, and recommend effective strengthening and repair strategies.

What is RAAC?

RAAC, or Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, is a lightweight and versatile building material known for its excellent thermal insulation properties and structural strength.

This lightweight form of concrete was used in roof, floor, cladding and wall construction in the UK from the mid-1950s to the mid-1990s. RAAC has been found in a wide range of buildings, not all of which are still in the public sector.

The limited durability of RAAC roofs and other RAAC structures has long been recognised; however recent experience suggests the problem may be more serious than previously appreciated and that many building owners are not aware if it is present in their property.

Do you need a RAAC Engineer for your project?

Enlisting the expertise of a RAAC engineer is crucial when managing an existing structure. AWA Engineers offer specialised knowledge and experience in identifying and working with RAAC, ensuring that your building meets the highest standards of safety and longevity.

RAAC Services

1. Structural Surveys:

Our structural surveys classify and assess the condition of RAAC structures. From identifying cracks and delamination to evaluating reinforcement corrosion, we provide detailed insights to inform strengthening and repair strategies.

2. Consultation and Design:

Our team provides comprehensive consultation and design services, guiding you through the entire process from initial assessment to implementation of design. Whether you require retrofitting solutions or on-going assessments, we offer strategies for you to sufficiently manage your RAAC structure through any construction work and its lifetime.

3. Quality Assurance:

At AWA Engineers quality assurance is paramount. We adhere to industry best practices to deliver results that exceed client expectations. From project planning to execution, our focus on quality ensures the long-term integrity of RAAC structures.

Sectors

With AWA Engineers you can trust that your RAAC structures are in capable hands. Our dedicated team of engineers is committed to delivering excellence in surveys and repairs, safeguarding the integrity and durability of your investments.

Contact us today to learn more about our RAAC services and how we can support your project needs.

"The service and professionalism we experienced was second to none. Really happy with the recommendations they provided on our project. Clean and easy to deal with. They know their stuff!"

James Barber, Client

Coca Cola Warehouse Industrial Slab

Client: Coca Cola Enterprises
Value: £30m

600/450mm thick reinforced concrete rafted slab designed to support 34m high automatic racking system.

ATS Euromaster

Client: ATS Euromaster
Architect: Head, Roberts & Associates

Structural design for new openings, a reception structure, recessed pits in the slab and reinforcement detailing.

Hospital Metalcraft Limited

Client: Midas Construction Ltd
Value: £3.5m
Architect: TS Design Group

Industrial warehousing and offices.

Why choose AWA Engineers

AWA is a structural engineering and civil engineering consultancy established in 1987, with a hard-won but deserved reputation for delivering excellence in our profession.

Our philosophy is simple: we put people first. This has resulted in a high number of repeat clients and an impressive track record of successful award-winning projects. We are proud to be professional, and approachable; we believe this makes us the ideal partner for your project.

AWA has chartered engineers in our offices located in Romsey, Hampshire and Bath, Somerset. We deliver services to clients across the South, South East and South West.

Our team includes both chartered structural engineers and chartered civil engineers committed to continuous professional development ensuring you benefit from up to date industry expertise, whatever your project entails.

Contact us today

To find out more about how AWA can help with your project, get in touch today. Call 01794 524447 (Romsey) or 01225 251498 (Bath)  to speak to a member of our team. Alternatively, email mail@awaengineers.com and one of the team will be in touch.

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