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  • Client:
    Adil Group
  • Sector:
    Retail and Leisure
  • Type:
    New Build
  • Procurement Method:
    Negotiated
  • Location:
    Gainsborough
  • Project Value:
    £500k

Project Description

Appointed as the Main Contractor by a UK leading Franchisee to construct another addition to the largest Quick Service Restaurant chain in the world - KFC, constructing a new KFC and Drive-Thru to an innovative design, in the heart of the redevelopment area of Gainsborough Town Centre.

The site occupies the grounds and premise of the old Courthouse on Roseway, and Phase 1 of the works included the Demolition of the Old Courthouse which was a reinforced concrete structure, Phase 1 of the works (demolition) has already been completed by others.

Phase 2 of Work will involve the construction of a large single storey retail unit which will operate as a KFC with Drive thru. The building will be constructed and the building process managed by using modern methods of construction and will include a steel frame with Kingspan composite paneling, brick work and Feature facetted glazed curtain wall cladding arrangements. Due to previous demolition works on site foundations will be driven concrete piles with reinforced ground beams. Works will also include making a new site entrance and both soft and hard landscaping to follow.

The Challenge

Overcoming Made ground conditions and hidden RC Concrete underground obstructions as the works progress from the Building to externals.

Ensuring the protection and safety of public at all times, as the site is bounded by pedestrian walkways.

Maintaining control of safe Traffic management into and off site.

Deep Drainage connections into areas of 4 way traffic.

The Solution

Early involvement of Highways representatives ensured our approach considered local requirements and expectations. Focus was given to critical works which encroached onto highways land to be done together and quickly.

Piling operations considered the site restrictions, ground conditions, and surrounding built environment which included a church. Piling was successfully carried out enabling the build to progress.

Key Achievements

Pacy & Wheatley Lead Value engineering solutions, saving the client cost to completion.

Project Build completion on time, and within a very challenging program. We also and had to manage numerous late client design changes.

Zero disruption caused to neighboring properties and businesses.

Successful opening the restaurant, a fantastic local amenity for the local people.

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