Ridgeons Building Merchants Warehouse, Saffron Walden

This 6-acre site was cleared of 1950’s industrial structures including crushing and re-cycling of materials for use as a base for ground improvement.

The building was vibro compacted in readiness for the new 62,000 sq/ft contractor designed portal frame and 4 acres of external concrete paving.
PDR provided a full fit out to both floors of this purpose-built builder’s merchant.

Externally in addition to material display/storage areas PDR constructed adopted access road and mains drainage to serve Ridgeons along with capacity for the balance of the remaining 75 acres of development land.

Key details

Project details

Design and construction of a new warehouse unit, including associated external works, drainage, infrastructure and access roads.

Building size

62,000 sq/ft

Project duration

37 weeks


Turnstone Estates Ltd

Contract type

Design and Build


CMP Architects

Structural Engineer

MLM Consulting Engineers