|Site:||Archer European HQ Blackburn|
|Value:||£17M consisting of new offices with car parking £7M and workshop and yard £10M.|
|Development:||New offices and workshop.|
|Design Team:||Wright Associates|
|Services:||Earthworks Design & Piling||Drainage design and SUDS|
|Undertaken:||Superstructure Analysis and Design|
|Current Status:||Under construction with offices scheduled for completion December 2013 and workshop with yard September 2013.|
|Main Contractor:||Morrison Construction|
Works consist of three Storey Steel framed office building and gym carried to piled foundations having a total floor area of 3450m2 and associated car parking of 120 spaces.
In addition the project provides a portal framed workshop & warehouse building with having a total floor area of 2900m2 and 10 tonne overhead gantry cranes.
Three-acre reinforced concrete yard slab with SUDS drainage and reinforced concrete cantilever retaining walls complete the project.
Special Consideration: Construction works in proximity to major natural gas pipeline required liaison with national grid.