As the mould which provides structure and support, formwork is an essential part of any construction process. Our contractors at South East Formwork Ltd provide this service to both the domestic and commercial building industries, offering professional installations at competitive prices. We’re highly regarded for our attention to detail, and our services are consistently recommended by past and present homeowners and clients throughout the areas we cover. For basements, retaining walls, reinforced concrete, and formwork, our company stands out as an industry leader.
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The production of a temporary mould into which concrete is poured and allowed to harden, guarantees the liquid will solidify into a required shape without bubbling or becoming distorted during the process. The framework must be precise, capable of withstanding the pressure placed upon it by the hardening concrete, along with any additional weight caused by the equipment, plant and onsite builders and formwork contractors operating on and around it.
South East Formwork offers a range of formwork methods to our domestic and commercial clients, each with its own specific advantages, designed to suit the project in hand perfectly. These include the following:
Our professional team covers all aspects of concrete work, ensuring your residential and commercial building project progresses smoothly. Our base and oversite installations ensure any moisture rising up from the soil will not seep into the finished structure and cause any damp or mould issues. With us, your property is totally protected and secured.
Ideal for areas with poor soil quality, we construct raft slabs for projects in Woking, Weybridge and the surrounding areas where weight distribution is key, such as large-scale residential or commercial properties. Raft slabs are also referred to as ‘mat foundations’ and are a widely used method for the installation of stronger and more robust supports.
A fast method of falsework, the construction industry now uses lightweight components and mechanical connection procedures in order to improve timescales and budgets. Operating with horizontal panels negates the need to work at height, a safety feature which makes this a popular concrete support system.
For large-scale construction projects and increased wall heights, vertical panels offer a prompt solution to formwork requirements. The panels can be easily adjusted to suit onsite alterations with minimum disruption to timescales, and they are highly regarded for the speed in which building processes can advance.
These are usually used in conjunction with vertical panel installations on buildings more than five storeys high. The climbing systems are used by onsite personnel to examine and alter formwork systems as required, and are self-supporting. Self-climbing options reduce the need for crane hire and are fitted with all safety supports.
Similar to jumpform methods, slipform systems are continually raised as construction progresses on high-rise buildings and installations, such as lift shafts, stairwells, and towers. Usually comprising three platforms, each is designed to increase productivity onsite whilst adhering to all health and safety regulations.
These modular installations offer faster assembly times whilst reducing labour costs and plant hire. With a selection of materials provided by our formwork contractors, these disposable columns are pre-assembled, allowing the construction process to continue in a more efficient manner whilst guaranteeing top-quality surface finishes.
Guaranteeing safe access to all floor levels in both private apartment complexes and commercial units or carparking facilities, our reinforced stairs are available in a range of styles to suit the structure’s layout, from smaller steps to spiral installations. Our reinforced stairs are formed onsite to ensure a perfect fit.
These installations will hold back the soil in order to create the framework for your new basement installation. There are a variety of retaining wall designs available to us, each suited to different external conditions. Rest assured, the ones we use for your project will provide sufficient strength and support.
The formwork systems provided by South East Formwork can be removed once the poured concrete is sufficiently hardened and capable of withstanding the additional weight of the proposed structure above it. Alternatively the frame can be left in place as additional support whilst construction continues. This permanent fixture is particularly suited for hybrid concrete construction, where onsite cast and precast concrete is mixed in order to combine the best characteristics of each product.
If you’re based in Chobham, Cobham, Farnham, Guildford, Kingston, Richmond, Wentworth, Weybridge, Wimbledon, Woking or the surrounding areas throughout Surrey, contact us at South East Formwork today and find out how our formwork contractors’ professional services can save you time and money.
Our specialist works include a variety of materials, such as timber and steel, used in order to provide the best formwork and falsework for your project. We’re on hand to offer advice based on our years of experience, qualifications and affiliations, along with a dedication to our growing number of residential and commercial clients.