The Brief

Individual warehouse development projects located at the client's flagship UK logistics and distribution centre, Magna Park Milton Keynes. One included a new 934,000 sq. ft. national distribution centre on behalf of UK supermarket retailer Waitrose. The building represents one of the largest distribution centres ever built in the UK and is constructed to achieve an EPC “A" rating together with the BREEAM 'Excellent' status. It was completed in a world record 32 week programme from the erection of the first steel.

The Solution

Contract Value: £40 million

Duration: 32 weeks

  • Assisted with site set up and formulating site waste management plan.
  • Full segregation on site for all construction and hazardous wastes. Bespoke waste signage provided.
  • Logistical space allowed the use of larger waste containers, thus reducing CO2 emissions for waste movements.
  • Advised and reported for BREEAM & CCS accreditation, with full post completion report.
Magna Park, Milton Keynes-03

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I have always found AWS extremely co-operative and ready to provide a first class and innovative solution to our waste management problems. I have found the staff to be supportive and helpful, always looking to provide added value. AWS provide a service which assures our sites are legislatively compliant and always looking for the better option to reduce our impact on the environment.

- Martin Hall, Principal SHEQ Manager, Construction and Design, Morgan Sindall plc -

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