Loxley Park is the name for the old Wellesbourne Industrial Estate, which totals 70 acres. The landmark £84 million regeneration project will bring the industrial site back to life with new employment opportunities, new homes, a new retail foodstore and a rejuvenated modern entrance to the site.
- Client: RG Group
- Project: Sainsbury’s
- Location: Wellesbourne
- Sector: Retail
- Value: £1.16m
- Contract Duration: 21 weeks
- Service: Civil Engineering, Groundworks, Earthworks
The contract, awarded by principal contractor RG Group, was for groundworks and earthworks services of the new Sainsbury’s supermarket in Wellsbourne.
The groundworks consisted of excavation and pouring of foundations including ground beams, the installation of a reinforced concrete slab floor, 4 metres of drainage below the car park and service yard, 864 m3 attenuation system beneath the car park and the construction of a 6,500m2 external car park and a 3500m2 reinforced concrete service yard.
The civils works including duct trenching and boxes for water, gas, telecoms and electric service installations.
We also undertook the Section 278 highways improvements including footpath, carriageway works, pedestrian refuges, bollards, beacons, street lighting and bus shelter.
Provision and installation of street furniture including anti-ram raid bollards, bus, trolley and cycle shelter, lockers and trolley bays was also included.
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- The use of innovative new technologies allowed us to continually improve the quality of our work and the speed of installation, saving our clients both time and money.
- Delivery to meet a challenging construction period of 14-16 weeks to meet client programme; assist the client by undertaking section 278 works to minimise S/C interfaces.
- Recommended a number of value engineering alterations that resulted in a large savings from the original disposal service, including the re-use of excavated materials in drain and service trench backfills and a potential redesign of the attenuation tank to minimise excavation and off site disposal.