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Stewarts Garden Centres – successful handover and finished shots.

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We are delighted to have successfully handed over this 29 week contract for Stewarts Garden Centres, which saw us create warehouses and offices at units 8 & 9, The Runway, Christchurch Business Park, for this family owned company.

Hand over Stewarts,

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Working alongside architects, The Quorum Partnership; Structural Engineer, GAP; Quantity Surveyor / CA – McPhersons, Greendale constructed a pair of large units for Stewarts Garden Centres, comprising of a total area of 12,900 square feet, creating office space and warehousing at the site. Unit 8 consists of a two storey office, including reception area, lift and staff facilities.  Unit 9 provides warehousing for the company which currently boasts two garden centres in Christchurch and Broomhill.

Martin Stewart, MD of Stewarts Garden Centres, said: I am delighted to have with Greendale on this important project for Stewarts. Greendale have been great to work with; the site is tidy, the quality is fantastic, and their open and honest communication is a joy to experience.

“The finished warehousing, head-office, and training facility will be a vital ingredient in the on-going development for our company into the future.”

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Ext front elevation Stewarts Warehouses ond offices.

Biotrack gets its official opening with BBC presenter, Simon King.

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We were delighted to be invited to the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Biotrack headquarters in Wareham, Dorset which was converted from the dilapidated former law courts to a new high-tech manufacturing and administration HQ for international radio tracking and radio tag company, Biotrack Ltd.

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Simon King OBE, BBC presenter, cameraman and specialist in nature documentaries was the special guest and had the honour of cutting the ribbon.

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The £540k, six month project, involved the conversion of the two court rooms by means of the addition of a mezzanine floor to provide production and engineering facilities, and generous staff room and stores to compliment the two storey office accommodation, with new modernised washrooms.

Biotrack's new HQ at the Greendale Construction Ltd renovated former magistrates' courts, Wareham

Externally, the building has received modern cladding treatment with coloured weatherboarding on insulation backing at first floor level, insulated renders on the ground floor, and a complete coloured aluminium window and door replacement installation, bringing the building fabric forward to current standards. New bike storage has been added to the car park and new disabled access added to the rear entrance.

With over thirty years’ experience, Biotrack Ltd, is a leader in the manufacturing of radio tags and radio tracking for animals, having produced over 100,000 tags for over 1,000 species since 1990. The company currently has an output of 10,000 tags per year supplied to over 110 countries.

Director of Greendale Construction, Rob Hooker, said: “It was a great afternoon to see this old court building remodelled and updated to a specialist production plant and offices for these wonderful tracking devices – another unsung jewel in Dorset’s business crown. We wish Brian and his dedicated team all the best in their new premises.”

Managing Director of Biotrack Ltd, Brian Cresswell, said: “Greendale Construction were a pleasure to work with throughout this project and did a fantastic job turning this eye-sore of a building into a wonderful new workplace for everyone at Biotrack.”

 

 

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