Winvic was contracted by repeat client St Modwen Developments to provide enabling works to the plot of land adjacent to the River Derwent, landscaping and site wide cut and fill exercise prior to construction works across two phases.
At a glance
- Project value: £28.5m
- Client: St Modwen Developments
- Architect: SG&P
- Engineer: RLRE
- Programme: 45 weeks
- Completion: Nov 2022
- BREEAM: Excellent
Winvic delivered over 224,000m3 of cut and fill works on the site adjacent to the River Derwent to enable the development plots. Works were undertaken using two new Volvo EC300EL hybrid excavators – the first of their kind in the UK. In line with Winvic’s, Collins Earthworks’ and clients’ carbon reduction goals, the plant reduces net CO2 emissions by up to 90 per cent and deliver 17 percent increase in fuel efficiency, all while maintaining the performance of a diesel equivalent machines.
Project delivery included the design and construction of the four buildings – which all comprise office space – mechanical and electrical installations, creation of service yards, drainage and service works, significant landscaping and associated roadworks. Each facility will achieve a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’ and an ‘A’ EPC rating.
All units were built to St Modwen Swan Standard sustainable development guidelines
Unit A1 – 49,000 sq ft warehouse, with a 10m haunch height and 3,400 sq ft office accommodation
Unit A2 – 35,500 sq ft warehouse, with a 10m haunch height and 4,500 sq ft office accommodation
Unit C1 – 72,000 sq ft warehouse, with a 12.5m haunch height and 7,300 sq ft office accommodation
Unit D134 – 122,000 sq ft warehouse, with a 15m haunch height and 9,400 sq ft office accommodation
224,000m3 cut and fill
45 week programme
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