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.