April Construction Update

April construction update

The days on site may be getting cooler, but there’s no sign of the workload cooling off! In this construction update we use some of our recent building projects to highlight the versatility and benefits that come when you build with Specialised Structures.

Our latest construction projects help to demonstrate the great range of variety and quality available with our range of building options. You’ll find everything from barns built to suit the ultimate in lifestyle requirements, to custom built commercial builds, cost-friendly industrial warehouses and unique home builds.

These five examples of new buildings showcase some of the exciting range of projects happening across our network this month.


The 660m2 warehouse and office warehouse featured in our previous news blog is almost complete. Located on Vickery Street in Hamilton, the structural steel and cladding for this building was supplied as a kit by Andrew & Leigh Thompson of Specialised Structures Waikato.

This building includes 3 sides of concrete tilt panel a structural steel frame, coloursteel cladding to roof and front façade, and is an excellent example of the wide range of high quality materials, sourced at a good price – a key benefit of working with us.


Specialised Structures Invercargill

The floor is ready to have concrete poured on this versatile new lifestyle barn in Wallacetown, Southland. The latest from Keith McLeod and his team at Specialised Structures, Invercargill.

This barn house features one bedroom, lounge, shower, two toilets, dining and kitchen.  At 14m x 13m, there’s plenty of room to house a motorhome, and park some cars inside as well! If you’re looking for something a little different, you’re in good hands with your local Specialised Structures merchant. No requirement is too big or too small, and this build is a great example of something purpose built to meet the needs of this client.


Specialised Structures South Canterbury

Mark Farrant and his Specialised Structures South Canterbury team are currently building this 690m2 Storage Warehouse in Timaru.

This building has a 23m span, 30m long, with a poured area of 420m2. With 552m2 of storage and a 6m x 23m (138m2) covered loading bay, and features 6m tall tilt slab walls to neighbouring boundaries for fire protection.

Each of our buildings are engineered specifically to the site requirements and environmental concerns, taking into account terrain, snow loads, wind and earthquake and even fire protection – built to withstand your unique local conditions.

Learn more about our Commercial and Industrial Building solutions now.



Greg McDowall and his team at Specialised Structures Central Otago are currently building this 23m x 23.5m mono pitch shed in Wanaka.

Custom-built to client specifications, not only will it house two workshops, it will feature two showrooms and two apartments set on a mezzanine floor. The structure will be cladded with speedwall and stria board, and topped off with Coloursteel ebony plumbdeck.


Our latest building highlights demonstrate five key reasons why Specialised Structures is an excellent choice both for our versatility, variety and quality.

We can take care of the whole building process for you, from concept to completion. We look after design, engineering, council consents and the actual construction of your building. Alternatively we can work with your chosen architect or builder.

We work with a wide range of high quality materials, sourced at a good price, and we are happy to supply kits to customers and builders

We’ve worked on multiple projects in our network, covering everything from Commercial Builds to Free Stall Cow Barns, Homes, Sheds and Garages. You’ll be in good hands

Each of our buildings are engineered specifically to the site requirements, taking into account terrain, snow loads, wind and earthquake demands – built to withstand your local conditions.

We only deliver quality. And our reputation depends on it.

Request an estimate today

Let’s get the ball rolling with a few details about what you need this building for, and what you think you might want in the way of features. We’ll get back to you with an indicative estimate.

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