ASDA, DARTFORD
ASDA, DARTFORD
A conversion of an existing portal frame industrial unit into an automated home shopping distribution centre

Principal Contractor: Harris CM
Civils & drainage Consulting Engineers: Hydrock
Completed in July 2018
36 week duration
£8m contract value

CONSTRUCTION (civils) FACTS & FIGURES:

  • £1 million civils sub-contract package value
  • Technical demolition works to remove an entire portal frame bay
  • 2000+ core holes through existing ground floor slab to install internal pile foundations
  • 150m3 of concrete poured into new RC pile caps and ground beams
  • Misc RC structures – sprinkler tank bases, equipment bases, retaining walls etc
  • Extensive FW and SW drainage systems including pumps and attenuation tanks
  • 5500m2 of external PAV 2 (air entrained) brush finished concrete floor slabs
  • 300 x space tarmac asphalt car park
  • New PCC loading ramp and dock levelers