civil works to new storage facility & offices
Following a two stage tender process, that we successfully won as a competitive bid in stage 1, R & D Construction were awarded the Contract for the Civil works associated with the construction of two new buildings and associated services for Walnes Seeds, Earl Soham.
The Contract included the Bulk earthworks to infill an existing pit including the importing of over 1600 tonnes of suitable fill. Maximum compaction was of the highest importance as this formed a platform for the building to be seated on. The works also involved excavation and concreting of foundations using 170m3 of Gen 3 concrete. Floors were formed using flood pours with specialised laser guided concrete placing equipment achieving outputs in excess of 260m3 a day, with the finishing process taking up to 10 hours overnight to achieve a power float finish.