- Client: Mr A P McLaughlin
- Structure, architectural detailing, geotechnical, planning, surveying, environmental & civil design and contract administration.
- Contractor: Higgs Builders Limited
- Size: 4425m2 Marshlands Road & 4250m2 Dyers Road
From the early architectural concept & planning stage through to the geotechnical & environmental site investigations and reporting stage followed by detailed structural & architectural design and documentation, Eliot Sinclair provided a full service design for these significant storage facilities for Affordable Storage Ltd. Eliot Sinclair also provided consent, tender and construction contract administration services for the project.
The design comprises a series of individual storage units each with roller door and man door access and arranged in a manor to maximise the spatial utilisation of the building foot prints. The construction comprises lightweight steel framed and metal cladding on a shallow concrete strip and pad foundation system.
Additional complexities associated with the Marshlands Road site included the requirement to relocate existing buildings on site, the construction of a significant storm water retention basin with associated retaining walls, the remediation of a significant area of landfill contamination onsite, and maintenance of access routes and Health and safety issues for existing tenants using parts of the site.