The Brief

Our client was appointed to convert the ‘Long Shop’, built in 1874 as part of the Grade II listed Great Western Railway Works, into new retail space.

Extending the site into the Long Shop brings the total retail space to 250,000 sq ft. The works involves the refurbishment, repair and maintenance to incorporate new retail units, and the archways facing westwards will be opened up to provide shop fronts.

The Solution

Contract Value: £35 million

Duration: 15 months

  • This was a live project and strict timings for waste movements were paramount.
  • A variety of containers were used throughout the project demonstrating a flexible solution, whilst also giving consideration to the build programme and materials schedule, thus neutralising waste costs where possible.
  • Advised and reported for BREEAM & CCS accreditation, with full post completion report on delivery of the project.

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