Asda Chilled Distribution Centre, Avonmouth


Main Contractor – McLaren Construction
H&V Sub-Contractor – Encon Maintain, Northampton
Engineering Consultant – N/A

The £70m development provides a new chilled and frozen facility of 485,000 sq ft. alongside an Asda Service Centre of 131,000 sq ft. has the capacity to support 123 stores and replaces Asda’s previous depot at Portbury.  Asda purchased 40 acres of land from French chemical giant Rhodia. The site had been used by various heavy chemical industries since 1917 and was closed and partially demolished in 2006.

The overall site is huge and has units currently occupied by Robert Wiseman Dairies, Superdrug UK, Honda UK and the Avon & Somerset Constabulary.

The installation began late in 2012 and lasted for approximately 7 months.  Sanha Press has been installed for all HWS and CWS in sizes 15mm to 67mm.