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Agricultural (5)

 

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The farm of D Albone & Son Ltd had expanded over a number of years and an increase in yields required the construction of new facilities to accommodate the growth of the business. Rainsbutt farm at Crowle was identified as the ideal location to construct a vital 3,000-tonne grain store. Harrison were appointed to provide a comprehensive Design & Build package and oversaw the successful completion of the project within the build schedule and budget outlined by the client. Over the years Harrison have designed and built numerous grain stores to meet a wide range of sizes and specifications for…
G R Bletcher & Sons identified their North Moor Farm at Crowle for the introduction of a 5,000-tonne grain store featuring an advanced design and specification. The store was constructed and split into four individual storage areas and the building incorporated eco-friendly technology as part of the client’s key requirements. One elevation of the building’s roof was fitted with photovoltaic cells to provide renewable energy and a small electric substation was built to accommodate the additional equipment. Harrison oversaw the construction of the building and energy installations within the required schedule and budget. We are experienced in working on agricultural…
In 2008 Harrison constructed a 4,500- tonne pyramid grain store at Ashby-cum-Fenby. The project was subject to a compressed schedule but Harrison completed the scheme on-time whilst maintaining exacting standards. In 2013 Grainsby Farms appointed Harrison to build an additional 3,700-tonne store at Waithe House, near Grainsby, and obtain the necessary planning permission prior to work commencing. Richard Haigh, Director at Grainsby Farms Ltd, said: “Harrison have completed a number of Grainsby Farms Ltd build projects to an excellent standard. We therefore had confidence in their ability and technical expertise to deliver a design solution that would provide the structural…
Named Tesco’s Organic Grower of the year 2012, Pollybell Organic Farms grow a variety of produce including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, curly kale, bunched carrots, beetroot, leaks, onions and Swiss chard. This project required the extension of an existing cold storage facility of 688 square metres to a further 1,576 square metres, incorporating both additional storage facilities and a production/processing area. The new extension blends in with the existing building, but was constructed with the most up-to-date levels of insulation and hygiene panelling. The building incorporates a raised loading dock to assist in the efficient loading of the refrigerated lorries. The…
James Gladwin from Kirton Lindsey, near Gainborough, appointed Harrison to build a 3,000-tonne grain store, incorporating a low-volume ventilation system and two grain drying floors. Comprising 1,080 square metres, the building was constructed with a galvanised finish to the steelwork and incorporated concrete grain storage panelling with stirrers to aid the drying of the grain. The scheme included a large concrete apron to the front of the building to assist with the movement of grain to and from the store. James Gladwin praised Harrison’s ability to work to tight deadlines and commented on the superior quality of the company’s work.…

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