Unit 4 The Stack – Dundee

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Jaguar / Land Rover Dealership

Project Outline

Kilmac Ltd were contracted to carry out the Ground works and building shell works for the refurbishment of an existing commercial building for a new Smyths Toy Store and Gym.

The works were carried out within the extents of the existing Development and were carried out in 3 main phases, in order to meet the Clients tight programme.

The Ground works consisted of the following;

 Service Yard

Construction of a new Service Yard to access the rear of the properties for deliveries. The service yard was an awkward arrangement with a tricky sloping access and consisted of;

  • Site Clearance
  • Bulk Earthworks, including re-use of suitable excavated as fill on site
  • New in-situ cast reinforced concrete retaining walls up to 3m high, cast at or near the boundary
  • New 2.4m high wall built on the top of part of the retaining wall
  • New pre-cast concrete retaining walls, up to 2.5m high
  • 200mm thick reinforced concrete service yard
  • Armco Barrier
  • New fencing and gates
  • New drainage
  • New lighting

External Works – New Car Park and Access Paths

  • Reduce level excavation, with cut and fill on site and removal of surplus off-site
  • 1110m of Kerbing
  • 1515m2 of permeable paving to car park spaces
  • 425m3 of imported 6F2 below Hardstandings
  • 670m3 of imported Type 1 below Hardstandings
  • 1275m2 of tarred access roads
  • 380m2 of tarred footpath
  • 285m2 of feature paving (Charcon Appalachian) for footpaths
  • 65m2 of Feature Granite sett paving
  • 270m2 of slabbed perimeter path to building
  • Foul Water Drainage
  • Surface Water Drainage
  • Filter Drainage
  • 40m3 of underground attenuation with controlled outlet manhole
  • Channel Drainage
  • New lighting to car park
  • 2Nr Car charging points
  • Signage and street furniture
  • 375m3 of topsoiling with imported topsoil
  • 1250m2 of shrub planting and bark mulch
  • 12 Nr Tree Pits, including excavation, disposal, drainage, topsoil and trees

 Building Shell Works

  • 1m high full height Jumbo stud wall to separate building, including 2hr fire protection
  • Removal of existing louvers and cladding and replacement with new Architectural cladding
  • Removal of existing Brick and Blockwork facade, supply, fabrication and installation of new structural steelwork and supply and installation of new curtain walling and access doors
  • Formation of new openings and supply and installation of new roller shutter doors and double fire doors
  • Supply and installation of new structural steel and glass canopy to front of building
  • Roof maintenance works
  • Clean and repair existing guttering
  • Clean and repair existing brickwork facade.


  • Track, duct work and duct chambers for Electricity, Water Mains, Fire Mains, Gas, BT, CCTV & Site Lighting

Project Info

TJ Morris

Contract Value:

Commencement Date:
20th November 2017

Contract Duration:
15 Weeks

ISO Accredited
UVDB Achilles
Living Wage Foundation