LANES FARM ENERGY, nr PONTEFRACT
LANES FARM ENERGY, nr PONTEFRACT
A new-build 15 acre Anaerobic Digestion plant that converts farm waste to gas-to-grid

Principal Contractor: S9 Construction Ltd
Client: Lanes Farm Energy Ltd
Civils & drainage Consulting Engineers: ARP Consultants
Specialist Technology Provider: Weltec (Germany)
Completed in September 2020
64 week duration
£20m contract value

CONSTRUCTION (civils) FACTS & FIGURES:

  • £2.2m civils package value
  • S9 Principal Contractor role working alongside Weltec and their specialist sub-contractors from Germany, Holland, Czech Republic & Poland
  • 60,000m3 cut/fill bulk earthworks
  • 4x 32m Ø x 15m high digester tanks
  • 7,500m2 silage clamps
  • 30,000m3 capacity black water lagoon, excavated thro rock
  • A series of RC equipment bases & plinths for the imported specialist equipment/technology
  • Separate ‘black’ water & SW drainage systems incl pumps & attenuation tanks
  • 5,000m2 of external PAV 2 air entrained brush finished concrete slabs
  • 1,000m2 x 10m high steel portal framed & cladded storage building
  • 2000m+ of underground pipework & services trenches & ducts