• Thatchers Base Tank Building, Somerset

    Client: Thatchers Cider
    Value: £1.2 million
    Start Date: January 2014
    Architect: David James & Partners
    Contractor: Devon Contractors
    Completed: December 2015
    Services: Civil & Structural Engineering

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    A new industrial facility for Thatchers Cider in
    North Somerset, to accommodate 36 stainless
    steel base tanks.

    The building is 15m to the eaves, has a
    braced steel frame, curved roof profile and
    green cladding to reduce the visual impact in
    the landscape. It also has a glazed external
    staircase and the tanks are supported on a
    continuous 600mm thick raft slab/foundation
    onto Mercia Mudstone strata.