Client:

Instarmac.

Role:

Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Building Surveyor and CDM Advisor.

Description:

Wakemans were appointed as project managers and quantity surveyors for a new build manufacturing facility for Instarmac Group plc, a leading manufacturer and supplier of cement and bitumen based products..

The scheme initially involved an 80,000 ft² clear span factory, 26,000 ft² of high grade office accommodation, additional transport offices, compressor house and maintenance workshop. Subsequently Wakemans were engaged to build an extension to the facility, extend office accommodation and provide a covered canopy to the locading dock area.

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This was a complex project, meeting the particular needs of an bespoke owner occupier had many different aspects such as a specific fit out of internal and external client training areas. The client required an extremely high specification to the offices to present and maintain the corporate identity. As a result the reception area has a stunning feature staircase and glazing and an impressive level of fit out. Several other design feature’s following consultation with the carbon trust introduced to reduce the buildings impact on the environment included a a feature 18m wide glazed rooflight to the rear of the offices, sun pipes, solar pre heating to hot water and energy efficient lighting. The project was completed within 40 weeks at a cost of £ 6,300,000.