Bericote Properties have appointed McLaren as the main contractor for this £43.5m chilled distribution centre in Avonmouth, Bristol.
The 616,00 sqft development supports the 123 Asda retail stores in the South West of England, transporting three millions cases of chilled goods per week.This was McLaren’s third distribution centre with Asda, adding further strength to its customer relations in the sector.
Avonmouth is one of Asda’s most energy efficient chilled distribution centres boasting: temperature controlled cladding, integral combined heat and power plant, PV panelling, LED lighting internally to the freezer and to all the externals and 0.5 million litres of rainwater harvesting tanks.
The works included extensive external works, landscaping and infrastructure.
The development completed within the 40 week programme.