Client: SIG Group Duration: 20 weeks Location: Heathrow
Acting as Principal Contractor 7formation were tasked with converting an existing warehouse and office building to suit the specific operational requirements of SIG. The works were completed over a 20-week programme.
Externally works included the mass filling or a 12,500sq ft rampway serving the dock levelers and re-casting 200mm thick reinforced slab to form the new concrete apron.15 dock levelers were removed, works included importing levelling and compacting approx. 2000 tons of filling material and placing 1100 tons of concrete. 400m2 of cladding was de-skinned to allow structural steel alterations, to close existing apertures and introduce 8no roller shutters.
The warehouse floor is approx. 75,000sq ft. Within this space 1km of 12m high racking was installed along with a 2000m2 steel framed mezzanine. The warehouse was fully serviced with Wi-Fi, CCTV, Fire alarm system, along with motion sensor lighting. Office Areas. The existing offices were refurbished to suit the requirements of the incoming personnel. This included Suspended ceilings, flooring, air conditioning, a canteen complete with appliances and furniture, a fully completed data system, comms room, CCTV, meeting rooms, transport and sales counters and racking. The 70-workstation office fit-out also included, the refurbishment of the toilet areas, ceramic tiles to floors and walls, the provision of faith and first aid rooms.