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Case Study Salford Crescent


Salford Crescent Station is a key interchange point for several rail routes converging on Manchester. It plays an integral part in providing transportation to the high volume of students in the surrounding area from the nearby University of Salford. The station upgrade works became a necessity to accommodate the large number of commuters struggling with access and congestion due to the configuration of the station.

CLIENT: Buckingham Group / Network Rail
PROJECT: Salford Crescent Station Refurbishment
VALUE: £400,000
SCOPE: Mechanical, Electrical & Telecomms Installation

The Project

The major improvements undertaken at the station were the introduction of a new ticket office at road level complete with a new footbridge and stairwell to link the new ticket office with the platforms. The existing waiting room was demolished and replaced with new state of the art platform canopies and seating.

PICOW were responsible for the installation of all electrical services to the station including the new station building, new link bridge, waiting area, platform lighting, customer information screens and a station announcement system.

In addition to the electrical installation works on this project Picow undertook mechanical aspects of the programme. These included the installation of a ventilation heat exchange unit to the new ticket office including air conditioning, all secondary water supplies and sanitary ware to the premises.

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