Distribution Centre, Sittingbourne

Distribution Centre, Sittingbourne

The Challenge: 
Was to provide a watertight warehouse for this entire industrial distribution centre and also prolong the life of the existing steel roof sheets, this was an unusually large roof with a surface area of circa 30,000 m2.  This is an extremely busy distribution centre occupied by various distribution companies. as well as the required roofing works the valley gutter was leaking considerably into the various distribution units below so CWI had to ensure its water tightness on completion.  The safety of the general public and the tenants on this project was paramount in our sequencing and planning of the various roof and cladding works.

The Solution:

We acted as a main contractor in this instance and installed one of our SMSTS certified foreman on site to ensure all activities were carried out safely and in accordance with our detailed site specific RAMS. This was an extremely delicate project with occupied units to contend with. However, forward planning, regular tenant liaisons and the implementation of safe systems of segregated work overcame numerous hurdles to ensure that the project ran smoothly and safely. A guaranteed roof was required, so therefore, the Client (Workman) specified the Giromax Architectural coating system, subsequently CWI applied the Giromax Architectural coating system to the roof as per Giromax specifications. The valley gutter was rectified with the application of the Giromax HPG gutter coating system.

The Results:
The result was the client was left with a 15 year guarantee on the roof on completion with a life expectancy of 20 years for a fraction of the cost of over-sheeting or replacement.

See our coverage in the May 2017 edition of RCi Magazine

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Project Description

Client: Workman
Location: Spade Lane Distribution Centre, Spade Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 6TT
Surface Area: 30,000m2
Year Completed: 2016
Installer: C & W Industrial Roofing
Products Used: Giromax Architectural Delcote
Contractor: N/A
Value: £750,000