Wilco Precast

Offering

What You Can Expect From Wilco

  • A Clear Expression of Interest
    Wilco's estimating staff will tell you promptly whether we can assist you with your project or not. Usually the answer will be positive but if we are unable to assist for any reason we will let you know early.  

  • Help with Feasibility
    If your project is not yet designed, is designed with insitu methods and you would like to change, or is designed but you want to check buildability or other features, then you can expect Wilco to provide you with the input that you need.
    We see our role as providing solutions to your construction problems - solutions which Wilco, with its product capability, is uniquely placed to provide. We don't want you to use precast everywhere, only where it is the best way of building, so expect frank advice on whether there is a good precast solution or not.  

  • A Clear Offer
    When it comes time to price the precast component of your project you can expect Wilco to give you a clear and complete offer which spells out inclusions and exclusions and the commercial terms of the offer.  

  • Thoughtful Design and Quality Shop Drawings
    There are two approaches to design and shop drawings. At Wilco we believe that our experience should be put to use in the interest of all parties and so you can expect us to propose alternatives to architectural and engineering detailing where possible to improve buildability, durability and aesthetics.
    Our customers have the last say, but working with Wilco you will be offered choices.  

  • Design Responsibility
    The structural capabilities of all precast components offered by Wilco should be verified by the project consulting engineers. Wilco does not, therefore, offer to provide structural certification.  

  • Quality-Assured Manufacture
    One of Wilco's great strengths is its experienced manufacturing staff. In an environment where employee turnover is minimal, many key employees have between 10 and 20 years experience. We have seen and solved just about every possible problem and this, combined with our modern quality assurance programme, ensures the best outcomes.  

  • Shipping
    Delivering the product in full and on time is a critical phase of our customer service programme and we ensure that our interface with the site, transport providers and crane operators is as seamless as possible.

Wilco Precast News:



  • Preparations are already underway for Auckland’s 2018 Special Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday, 15 December, at the ASB Showgrounds. This event brings together over 2,000 sp.. read more »


  • Wilco sponsored Anita McLaren (nee Punt) during her 2016 Black Sticks Olympics campaign. Anita played her first match for New Zealand in June 2009 against India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indi.. read more »

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Bella Vista Apartments, Te Atatu

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Britomart Transport Centre

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Bruce Pullman Park, Papakura

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Carlaw Park Student Accommodation

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Ceres Building, Mt Wellington

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Cinema, Pukekohe

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City Gate, Hamilton

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Counties East Area Headquarters

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Diocesan School Centennial Building

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Having used precast concrete on numerous other commercial and industrial projects the architects elected to use precast concrete as the principal cladding for the Centennial development to be able to provide a building appropriate to the traditions and qualities of Diocesan School.

It was clear from previous work already completed at the school, also a precast concrete building (the junior school) and from other buildings on site, that Diocesan would not be receptive to a building outside the established style, or to using some of the lighter weight cladding systems currently on offer. By careful consideration of panel size, joint location and the use of both horizontal and vertical rebates a virtually seamless building has been provided.

The use of the precast elements has also enabled modelling of the façade, creating deep recesses to the windows and the doors, and to provide cornices, projections and other details which provide an interesting pattern of shadows during the day, as the building follows the curve of the tree line.

The precast decorative columns to the perimeter extended through two levels and weighed up to 12 tonne each. They were capped off with curved precast feature beams up to 1500mm in depth. As the beams and columns included three-dimensional architectural features the detailed design, construction and placing of these components was absolutely critical in order to achieve the architect's final details.

The success of this major stage of the project was attributable to the attention to detail achieved by Wilco Precast, the engineers, architects and the construction team at Argon in putting together a high quality precast concrete structure. This was a working site with little construction space, requiring a high level of tolerance by all parties and the result is a credit to all concerned.

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Foodtown, Takapuna

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Housing Corp, Mt Albert

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Ibis Hotel, Auckland Airport

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Illico Apartments, Stonefields

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KFC Auckland Airport

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Kingsbridge Apartments, Remuera

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Knox Street Car Park, Hamilton

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Manukau Elective Surgical Hospital

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Massey University Library, Albany

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Massey University Student Accommodation

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Merchant Quarter, New Lynn

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Metlifecare Poynton, Takapuna

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Mitre 10 Mega store, East Tamaki

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Motorway Noisewalls

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Litecrete noisewall barrier panels have many advantages over competing materials which can deteriorate, delaminate, lose strength, deflect and may not be able to withstand vehicular impacts. Installing Litecrete noisewall barrier panels is easy. Lifting eyes are set in the top edge of the panels during the casting process and once delivered to the construction site the panels are lifted up and slotted into the galvanised steel supports. Litecrete panels may be coloured by using integral colour pigments or by staining once the panels are installed. Textures or designs can be economically created on the traffic side or the residential side of the panels using rubber formliners.

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New World, Mt Maunganui

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NZI, Auckland

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Reformed Church, Pukekohe

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Saints Apartments, Auckland

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Selwyn Retirement Village

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Sentinel Apartments, North Shore

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Sky City Casino

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Sky City Grand Hotel Auckland City

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Summerset Village, Flat Bush

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Tauranga Police Station

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Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, Whakatane

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Trends Building, Ellerslie, Auckland

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van den Brink Building, Manukau

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Victoria Park Tunnel, Auckland

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Vodafone Building, Auckland City

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Westlake Girls High School

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Wiri Correctional Centre, Auckland

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