SHED 1 REFURBISHMENT, CARDINGTON, BEDFORD
Refurbishment of an iconic Grade II* Listed airship hangar. Originally constructed in 1916, Shed 1 has a floor space of approximately 20,000m2 and a roof height in excess of 50m. It is a Category A building on English Heritage’s Buildings At Risk Register and falls within the top 6% of important Listed Buildings in the UK.
The refurbishment works were carried out in a live tenanted building and comprised replacement of 45,000m2 of cladding, industrial painting to 70,000m2 of structural steelwork, removal of the existing concrete floor and installation of a new 20,000m2 industrial jointless concrete floor with steel fibres
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