Lidl Regional Distribution Centre Enabling Works

Enabling works for the construction of a new Lidl distribution centre. Works involved contractor-designed ground improvements, along with all drainage ducting, and security fencing over a 130,000m2 site area. All works were fast-tracked.

  • Contractor designed ground improvements, drainage ducting, and security fencing over a 130,000m2 site area.
  • Site clearance including demolition of several farm/industrial buildings
  • Contractor designed lime and cement ground improvement technique, over 130,000m2 involving a bulk excavation of over 320,000m3.
  • Structural fill designed to be sufficient for pad and the loading for the super flat floor (55,000m2).
  • Extensive on site test house.
  • On silt silos – cement.
  • Construction of 515 no. building foundation pads involving over 3,750m3 of concrete (2.5*2.5*1.2)
  • 4,000lm of 1.2 dia. drainage including a D&B tubosider attenuation pipe
  • 8,000m of ducting
  • 60,000m2 of external concrete paving, 20,000m2 of external asphalt paving
  • Extensive silt mitigation measures – several temporary settlement lagoons.
  • Full dewatering geotechnical design implemented
  • 2,000m of Trief containment kerbing

 

Project Team

Client:
Lidl Ireland GmbH

PM / QS:
CQS Group

 

Project Details

Contract Value:
€ 20 Million

Floor Area:
130,000 m2

Duration:
10 Months