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Project Zeta is a scheme at an existing 250,000 sq.ft. production building near Preston to expand the property along two sides. The enabling works are Phase 1 of the proposed extension works and incorporate works from the extension and alteration of the existing concrete yard and turning head, bulk earthmoving and environmental protection works.
The main area of the works is the construction of a new 700 square metre HGV turning
head, required due to the expansion of the building requiring the areas of the site
on which the existing turning head was located. This also required existing electrical
installations to be re-
Also part of the Phase 1 Enabling work is the bulk earthmoving which incorporated the excavation, removal and regrading of 6,000 cubic metres of earth to facilitate for the new turning head and the proposed building extension.
Environmental protection was a major factor in the works. One of the first requirements
from the client was ensure the protection of all of the trees on site within the
vicinity of works and throughout the entire duration of the project. There is also
a high risk of Great Crested Newts in the vicinity, so due to their highly protected
status steps were taken to ensure the protection of the local newt populations along
with special anti-
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