Lidl Discount Foodstore, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

LidlClient:  Lidl Ireland GmbH.
Engineer:  Lidl Ireland
Value:  € 1.85m
Completion:  March 2008
Method of Procurement: Restricted Procedure

Project Description:
The partial demolition of existing building and erection of 1 no. discount foodstore of 1423m2 gross floor area, comprising of a single storey pitched roof structure, enclosed dock leveller, 1 no. free standing and 3 no. mounted back illumination signage, boundary treatments with connection to all existing services and associated site development works of new vehicular access road and 134 car parking spaces. All works were undertaken by Coffey Staff, specifically trained in specific trades involved. Coffey Construction Limited were the PSCS for the project.

  • The work involved the partial demolition of approx. 1200m2 of an existing warehouse and site clearance and the construction of a single storey pitched roof structure of approx 1423m2.
  • The contract was carried out in a very short timeframe due to deadline to open the shop for March 2008.

Coffeys started on site in November 2007.

  • The works involved in-situ concrete columns, floor slabs and walls and a timber roof structure.
  • The walls were constructed of Poroton blocks with a plastered finish internally and externally.

As part of the ground works package, the following works were carried out, pre-cast boundary retaining wall, site drainage and connection to existing services, storm water retention tank and petrol interceptor for car park, paved car park area, kerbing and edging, construction of new vehicular access road and road markings, Street lighting and Landscaping.

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