Industrial Discharge Unit

Two Shufflebottom buildings for a bottom discharge unit at Tinsley, Sheffield, both have galvanised steelwork and cold-rolled steel eaves beams. Aggregates come into the bottom discharge unit by rail, and will be used on site in the production of tarmacadam and concrete.


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The larger building is 20.5m by 7.5m and 6.403m to the eaves.
The smaller building is 11.522m long and 5.5m wide, and 2.86m to the eaves.

Roof cladding is 0.7mm single-skin plastic-coated box profile with anti-condensation fleece membrane backing. Side cladding is vertical 0.5mm Shufflebottom 1000/32mm single-skin plastic-coated box profile. There is drip flashing below the cladding, and external Ultrazed side rails. 

Ref: E10535

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The interior equipment is from specialist engineers LJH Group of Frome, Somerset, who purchased the buildings from Shufflebottom as part of their contract for bulk materials handling within the overall £2 billion 25-year 'Streets Ahead' public-private initiative to improve and maintain Sheffield's roads. The main contractor for Sheffield City Council is Amey, part of the multinational Ferrovial of Spain. 

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