Uniphar Head Office & Logistics Facility, Citywest
This logistics facility comprises of 12,000m2 of warehouse to house high bay storage racking and automated picking & packing equipment for this healthcare products distributor. The warehouse is constructed with a 3 span steel portal frame with a total width of 85m and length of 140m. A 4,500m2 mezzanine floor is also provided in the warehouse, where further automated conveyors and large plant rooms are located. The floor of the warehouse is a high specification industrial ground bearing slab with tolerances to suit the high bay racking and automated equipment. The project also included a 3-storey steel framed office adjacent to the warehouse with a total floor area of 5,000m2. Works on site also included substantial cut and fill, large on-grade car park for 270 car spaces, service yard with 8No. dock levellers, 16No. at-grade vehicle access doors, drainage and attenuation works for the 4.8ha site.
April 2007 – May 2008
Structural & Civil Engineers
Key Structural Features:
- Fast track warehouse construction to allow early access for specialised contractor to install automated picking and packing equipment.
- High specification Category 1 and FM2 special industrial floors to suit the tolerance of the client’s high bay racking and automated sorting equipment.
- High bay portal frame construction with hit and miss bays
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