LIDL RDC ExeterCategory: Mega Sheds
Winvic were contracted by Lidl UK to construct a new temperate controlled, 500,000 sq ft Regional Distribution Centre (RDC), split into:
- 30,763 sq ft freezer
- 148,422 sq ft chilled
- 5,456 sq ft pallet storage/future freezer
- remaining 245,653 sq ft providing recycling, battery charging and processing areas.
The freezer room and chilled areas are formed in white wall and roof compartments with evaporators provided within the refrigeration system to maintain the required temperature.
The unit includes a three storey administration area plus mezzanine office structure constructed internally to the south east elevation of the warehouse providing 27,792 sq ft of floor space over the ground, mezzanine and first floor with further 11,269 sq ft of future office space available at second floor level.
Below the administration offices is the main battery charging area, further charging areas are provided to the processing area and the goods in ambient area.
External works comprise a gatehouse at the site entrance to the HGV parking areas, sprinkler tank and associated plant room, hauler cabins, HGV parking, admin parking, cycle shelters, smoking shelters and external admin seating areas.