Farm/Livestock Facility for Sir Ken Morrison

13th March 2017 external hardstanding

Sir Ken Morrison CBE is Life President and former chairman of Morrisons (Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC), the fourth largest supermarket group in the United Kingdom. His new farm/livestock facility Haddocks Farm is situated very close to his home – Myton Hall at Myton-On-Swale.

Client: Clegg Construction Ltd
Project: Farm/Livestock Facility for Sir Ken Morrison
Location: Haddocks Farm – Myton-On-Swale, North Yorkshire
Project duration: 2 months
Project completion date: January 2011
Sub-contract value:  550K

Services provided:

  • 10,500m2 Livestock Building – 150mm thick slab with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement including reinforced concrete slab edge thickenings & upstands. Machine laid continuous pours with a lightly ridged tamped finish
  • 1,000m2 Grain Store – 150mm thick slab with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement. Traditional hand-laid floor with a powerfloated finish to class SR3 in accordance with BS 8204-2: 2003
  • 1,200m2 Silage Clamp – 150mm thick slab with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement including welded water-bars under all joints. Traditional hand-laid floor with a stiff-brushed finish
  • 1,500m2 Reception/Workshop/Machinery Building – 150mm thick slab with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement. Traditional hand-laid floor with a powerfloated finish to class SR3 in accordance with BS 8204-2: 2003
  • 11,000m2 External Hardstanding – 175mm thick with 1 layer of mesh reinforcement. Pavement laid manually using large-bay method with a brushed finish & trowelled margins

Why we were chosen:

  • Vast experience & expertise in all types of in-situ concrete floors & finishes – Internal & External
  • CCF Ltd able to handle a large/varied sub-contract package including supply of all materials

Issues and constraints we had to work around:

  • Our experience and expertise enabled us to carry out and complete the project during severe weather conditions (Nov/Dec 2010 – heavy snow/very cold conditions)