RAF Wyton – Cambridgeshire

A new facility at Royal Air Force Wyton for the client Skanska.

Main Contractor: Skanska
Project Value: £2m
Commencement Date: January 2010
Duration: 60 Weeks
Sector: Armed Forces
Scope of Work: Partitioning , Dry lining & Suspended ceilings

Quality standards where highest at all times. We worked closely with Skanska and their client Ministry of Defense (MOD) to ensure the highest levels of quality where achieved.

With join inspections after each element of work was complete.

We introduced some basic lean principles including ‘kanban’ (visual aids to control the process of stock control on the work site) and used last planner which acts as a pull system to create a better flow of work on site.

It was also the first project that Astins installed all the in wall conduits and back boxes which improved the programme by 6 weeks.

We won four monthly awards; also in 2010 we won the Skanska health and safety supply award.