Provision of a Wickes store and further trade units for other companies within the Travis Perkins group where provided. Challenging ground conditions on this brown field site existed with a former infilled railway cutting, contaminated ground and 2m of fill present. A mixture of piled foundations and vibro-compaction ground improvement techniques were adopted to cater for the ground conditions and best provide economy of build

Client: Travis Perkins

Architect : Bate & Taylor Architects