Northfleet – Office and Storage Buildings, Kent
For: National Grid
Client / End User: National Grid Co Ltd
Services Provided: This project involved the construction of 2 new buildings on the existing Northfleet East Substation for the National Grid staff relocating from the Northfleet West Substation.
Office Building: The reconstruction, strengthening and reinforcement of the existing embankment, foundations and drainage followed by the construction of a 2 storey modular office building.
Externally there were modifications to include car parking and landscaping to incorporate the new building. Overhead Line Building: Construction of a retaining wall in close proximity to a live overhead line pylon creating space for the new building.
The building involved drainage, foundations, structural steel frame and cladding. Internally the building provided storage for overhead line equipment alongside welfare and changing facilities. Externally a new access road and turning circle were constructed to service the new building.