Global transport and logistics company DSV engaged Winvic Construction Ltd to design, construct and partially fit out its new industrial facility at Mercia Park in North West Leicestershire.
At a glance
- Project value: £32m
- Client: DSV
- Architect: UMC
- Engineer: BCAL
- Programme: 44 weeks
- Completion: August 2021
The industrial scheme comprises three buildings – totalling 522,000 sq ft – and contains 104 dock levellers:
- A 358,000 sq ft steel-framed warehouse containing three mezzanine floors and two single-storey hub offices totalling 4,360 sq ft
- A 112,000 sq ft cross-dock terminal that contains a 7,050 sq ft single-storey hub office
- A 35,660 sq ft three-storey office building
Winvic also fitted out all of the office spaces to a high quality and the large stand-alone office building meets DSV’s global design standard.
Prominent design features include a glass lift, wood panelled walls in an oak finish and a feature staircase.
The external works package included 381,700 sq ft yard space plus car parking for 406 vehicles, and the programme contained all drainage, retaining wall and hard and soft landscaping works.
358,000 sq ft Industrial warehouse
35,660 sq ft three-storey standalone office building
112,000 sq ft cross dock terminal
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