123 Bealey Backpackers Hostel

Tricon was engaged to construct the two-level, 300 bed Bealey Backpackers Hostel and also undertook the construction of the subfloor which involved scarfing the timber piles and installing the bearers.


The structure consisted of cross laminated timber (CLT) floors and walls along with GLULAM/ LVL columns and beams, with only 2 PFC’s being used in the entire project. Around 44 thousand spax screws were used to complete the build. Because much of the CLT was left exposed, care was taken to protect the visible surfaces and oversized skirtings were used to cover the fixings. In the Atrium, dado borders were used to cover junctions between the floor and walls.

Why Choose Tricon?


We’re constantly developing new skills to meet the changing needs of our diverse building environment. Our materials selection, prefabricated and modular options, supplier network and building methodologies all have us well placed to adjust to your scope and stay on target with budgets and timeframes.


We’ll keep in touch at each stage of the process. We won’t just tell you the price, we’ll give you supporting documentation, datasheets and timelines. This straight-up approach helps prevent unexpected costs and uncertainty at each stage of your build.


Our in-house capability ranges from concrete specialists to 3D designers and project managers with a lifetime of experience in the Christchurch building industry.


We work with a solid network of suppliers that complement our inhouse skillset. These relationships are built on a foundation of honesty and mutual respect – giving you the peace of mind knowing your project is in good hands.

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