Gain Lane, Bradford

Commercial Development Projects Ltd (part of the Marshall Group)
Completed September 2020
Form of Contract
JCT 16
Commercial Development

CORE Special Projects Ltd was awarded a substantial package of works for Commercial Development Projects Ltd at the site of Bradford’s Gain Lane strategic development.

This major work package commenced in winter 2020 for a duration of 20 weeks. It included substantial excavation, filling, soil improvement, topsoil removal, rock excavation/processing, a road extension, drainage and huge earth walls.

Gain Lane is one of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zones which is supported by the LEP, the Combined Authority, Bradford Council, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and Marshall Construction (West Yorkshire) Limited.

CORE was already on site for Commercial Development Projects Ltd/Marshall Construction having been awarded an initial package of works in October 2019 to remove existing track/fencing, install 776m drainage and construct approximately 500m of new road to tie into the existing highway.

Due to the restrictive access and topography, development of the site is challenging and for this latest contract CORE will be excavating over 20,000 cubic metre of topsoil, cut and fill of 140,000m3 of earth to form new plateaus for proposed buildings in addition to constructing a 17metre high retaining.

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