Distribution facility, DIRFT Central, Northampton

Distribution facility, DIRFT Central, Northampton

Distribution facility, DIRFT Central, Northampton

Client
Rosemound Developments
Market Sector
Distribution, Major Projects
Type
Medium Span Portal Frame
Steel
2500 te
Engineer
Sprigg Little Partnership
Contractor
John Sisk & Son Ltd
Architect
Alan Johnson Associates

Project Details

Client
Rosemound Developments
Market Sector
Distribution, Major Projects
Type
Medium Span Portal Frame
Steel
2500 te
Engineer
Sprigg Little Partnership
Contractor
John Sisk & Son Ltd
Architect
Alan Johnson Associates

Caunton were awarded the contract for the design, supply and erection of over 2500te of structural steelwork for a major new distribution warehouse at one of this country’s top distribution locations, the DIRFT freight terminal at Daventry. This massive building was pre-let to Tesco by major developer, the British Land/Rosemound Developments joint venture. The JV in fact is developing their substantial 74 acre site at DIRFT.

The structural steelwork, a five span portal frame construction, encompasses over 750,000 sq. feet of warehouse and includes 35,000 sq. feet of offices. The clear height is a lofty 19.5 metres. Main contractor for this important development is John Sisk and Son Ltd.

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