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Sanderson Concrete was awarded the contract to build a prototype precast concrete washroom building for the City of Surrey. Working with JIM Architecture and the City of Surrey Parks department to bring this project together was both challenging and interesting. The washroom building was meant to be a fun and functional landmark washroom building for some of Surrey’s 278 parks.
The City of Surrey worked with architect, James Huemoeller, to design a modular precast concrete building that could be cast and assembled in Sanderson Concrete’s plant. Assembly of the building took place in two stages:
The base unit, which consisted on the four exterior walls and the three interior walls, weighed 30,000 lb. when completed
The roof unit, which consisted of the four trapezoid roof panels and the two interior panels, which made the service room to be inaccessible to the public, weighed 15,000 lb. when completed.
Craning the assembled precast concrete base unit into place and then the pre-assembled precast concrete roof panels at Maple Green Park in Surrey, BC.
Pre-assembly of the precast concrete washroom building allowed for electrical and mechanical installations to be done off-site in Sanderson Concrete’s plant. Gate assembly, including hidden rollers were pre-fitted prior to sending out for powder coating and installed in-house prior to shipping to site.
On delivery day, all that was missing was the custom art panel for the gate assembly. Behind the mirror is an infrared hand wash assembly – soap, air and water dispensed automatically with a wave of the hand.
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