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Regeneration of Cleethorpes Pleasure Island Theme Park

September 2020

SMR Architects are pleased to highlight the continuing positive coverage and feedback being received for the new masterplan and development of the regeneration of Cleethorpes Pleasure Island theme park.  The estimated £57m project would deliver 250 new holiday lodges, a 146-bed hotel, restaurants and leisure facilities including a new Lidl food store.  The scheme is continuing to positively progress through pre-application discussions with North East Lincolnshire Council, and recently concluded it’s online public consultation, with an anticipated submission date in October 2020.

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2 Million Sq.ft Automated Distribution Centre reaches Practical Completion milestone

September 2020

SMR Architects are delighted that works on a 2 million sq.ft Automated Distribution Centre for our Client Operator in Durham has recently attained Practical Completion. The state-of the-art facility will create up to 1200 permanent jobs to support the local economy.

Containing 1.7m sq.ft of warehouse space over 4 floors, and over 300k sq.ft of Office and ancillary space, it becomes one of the largest distribution centres in the UK. The ground floor alone is the equivalent area of 7 premier league football pitches! The facility provides 58 dock doors, as well as 4 van docks and 2 level access doors. Sustainability was considered from the outset of the design, and the building has recently achieved the BREEAM ‘Very Good’ accreditation.

ISG were appointed as Main Contractor for the scheme, which was delivered on programme despite the disruptions caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.