Case Study

Unit 4, The Stack, Dundee

Client: TJ Morris
Project Value: £1,048,000
Start Date: 20th November 2017
Contract Duration: 15 weeks

Project Outline

Kilmac Ltd were contracted to carry out the Ground works and building shell works for the refurbishment of an existing commercial building for a new Smyths Toy Store and Gym.

The works were carried out within the extents of the existing Development and were carried out in 3 main phases, in order to meet the Client's tight programme.

The Ground works consisted of the following;

Service Yard

Construction of a new Service Yard to access the rear of the properties for deliveries. The service yard was an awkward arrangement with a tricky sloping access and consisted of;

Site Clearance

Bulk Earthworks, including re-use of suitable excavated as fill on site

New in-situ cast reinforced concrete retaining walls up to 3m high, cast at or near the boundary

New 2.4m high wall built on the top of part of the retaining wall

New pre-cast concrete retaining walls, up to 2.5m high

200mm thick reinforced concrete service yard

Armco Barrier

New fencing and gates

New drainage

New lighting

External Works – New Car Park and Access Paths

Reduce level excavation, with cut and fill on site and removal of surplus off-site

1110m of Kerbing

1515m2 of permeable paving to car park spaces

425m3 of imported 6F2 below Hardstandings

670m3 of imported Type 1 below Hardstandings

1275m2 of tarred access roads

380m2 of tarred footpath

285m2 of feature paving (Charcon Appalachian) for footpaths

65m2 of Feature Granite sett paving

270m2 of slabbed perimeter path to building

Foul Water Drainage

Surface Water Drainage

Filter Drainage

40m3 of underground attenuation with controlled outlet manhole

Channel Drainage

New lighting to car park

2Nr Car charging points

Signage and street furniture

375m3 of topsoiling with imported topsoil

1250m2 of shrub planting and bark mulch

12 Nr Tree Pits, including excavation, disposal, drainage, topsoil and trees

Building Shell Works

1m high full height Jumbo stud wall to separate building, including 2hr fire protection

Removal of existing louvers and cladding and replacement with new Architectural cladding

Removal of existing Brick and Blockwork facade, supply, fabrication and installation of new structural steelwork and supply and installation of new curtain walling and access doors

Formation of new openings and supply and installation of new roller shutter doors and double fire doors

Supply and installation of new structural steel and glass canopy to front of building

Roof maintenance works

Clean and repair existing guttering

Clean and repair existing brickwork facade.


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