THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF 6 RETAIL STORE SHELL UNITS ON A BROWNFIELD SITE FOR OCCUPATION BY HOME FURNISHING RETAILERS, A MOBILE PHONE COMPANY AND A COFFEE OUTLET. THE PROJECT WAS COMPLETED TO A FAST TRACK PROGRAMME TO ALLOW EARLY FITTING OUT AND TRADING BY THE RETAILERS.
The retail units were constructed using steel frame single storey structures with the building envelope formed with a combination of glazed curtain walling and horizontal insulated wall cladding. The roof construction was formed using an insulated roof cladding system. Internally, the units were completed to a shell specification level to allow individual tenants to fit out the internal retail spaces to their own specific requirements.
The project also included the formation of the external car parking areas, landscaping, drainage, services and the construction of a rear goods delivery yard area.
Key features of the project were:-
- Steel framed structures
- 'Brownfield' site development
- Project constructed to 'shell' specification level to allow retailers fit out
- Fast track programme
- Design and Construct Procurement