Oldham Bus Station

Replacement PTFE Roof

Project Outline

Following a fire at the Bus Station in which large areas of the existing tensile roof structure was damaged beyond repair, Base Structures were commissioned to remove the fire damaged areas of fabric, survey the existing steel and assess for structural damage, and then to replace all damaged fabric elements with new and make good the finished tensile structure.

Oldham Bus Station

Our Solution

The existing roof is made up of a double skin PTFE multi barrel-vaulted structure contained within a large, essentially triangular, outer ring beam. All fabric elements were fixed to the steel structure via luff track or clamp plates. 

 

Results

An aluminium facade contains the guttering and gives a nice finished appearance to the entire perimeter.

Oldham bus station terminal PTFE roof structure
Oldham bus station terminal PTFE roof structure

Project Summary

Client
GMPT
Location
Oldham, Manchester
Date
2006
Architect
Austin Smith Lord
Fabric
PTFE
Product
Bespoke Tensile Fabric Structures
Services
Design
Design
Project Management
Project Management
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Installation
Installation
Maintenance
Maintenance