THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW AUDI CAR DEALERSHIP BUILDING ON A BROWNFIELD SITE COMPRISING OF SHOWROOM, WORKSHOPS, VALET BUILDING AND EXTERNAL CAR DISPLAY AND PARKING AREAS.
The foundations to the new buildings were constructed using a vibro compaction method with ground beams and suspended reinforced concrete floor slabs. The superstructure to the Car Showroom and Workshop building was formed with a two storey steel framed structure clad with composite insulated wall cladding. Glazed aluminium framed curtain walling and decorative ‘honeycomb’ over cladding was installed to the Car Showroom element of the building. The roof finish comprised of a combination of composite insulated roof cladding and glazed rooflights. Internally, the building incorporates high quality finishes that meet the Audi European Brand standards and these include floor tiling, ceiling finishes, frameless glazed partitions, electrical installations and mechanical services etc. A fully equipped 17 bay vehicle workshop facility was also formed.
Externally, extensive car parking, valet facilities, external lighting, secure fencing, landscaping, drainage and services installations were provided as part of the overall 4 acre development.
Key features of the project were:
- Vibro compacted stone foundation solution
- High quality Audi Specified finishes incorporated throughout
- Full vehicle workshop installation
- Photovoltaic panels
- BREEAM ‘Very Good’ Accreditation achieved
- Traditional Single Stage Procurement