36m x 47m Food Distribution Warehouse & Offices, Armidale NSW

National food warehousing and distribution company, Bidfood Australia chose TechSpan to deliver the design and manufacture of their a purpose-built food warehouse and distribution facility in Armidale NSW.

The Brief

Techspan played a critical role in the design and construction of a new stunning facility for Bidfood Australia new food warehouse and distribution facility in Armidale. Techspan designed, manufactured and installed the structural steel, cladding and precast concrete package in partnership with a local building contractor.

Project Overview

Manufacture Time:

1 Day

Site Erection Time:

6-8 Weeks

Purpose:

Warehouse and Distribution facility

Client:

Bidfood Australia

Location:

Armidale NSW

Project Features

Size & Structure

36 m (W) x 47 m (L) x 12m (H)

Materials

  • Structural Steel
  • Colorbond Cladding
  • Precast Concrete
  • FC Board

Features

  • Roof structure designed to support the internal fridge and freezer ceilings and cooling units.
  • Internal concrete fire wall
  • Varied bay spacings to match pallet racking layout
  • Slab design to incorporate setdowns for dock levelers and and insulated floor in the fridge and freezer sections
  • Massive 15.0m x20.0m cantilever awning
  • Structutal steelwork and precast walls for office and plant-rooms
  • Varied wall cladding colours for a modern and appealing aesthetic

Our Innovative Solution

The roof structure require significant design and engineering requirements in order to support the extremely large internal fridge and freezer ceilings and cooling units.

Due to fire compartment size restrictions, there was a requirement for an Internal concrete fire wall. Techspan achieved this using precast concrete.

Varied bay spacings to match pallet racking layout and maximise the efficiency of the internal layout.

Slab design to incorporate setdowns for dock levelers and an insulated floor in the fridge and freezer sections.

Massive 15.0m x20.0m cantilever awning to facilitate all-weather loading and unloading of trucks – efficient material handling.

Varied wall cladding colours provide a cost effective architectural appeal/design aesthetic.

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