Sytner BMW Cardiff
SWA were commissioned by Sytner Group to provide a Civil & Structural Design of a New State of the Art BMW Showroom Facility and the extensive Refurbishment of two existing industrial buildings to create new cosmetic repair and preparation workshop facilities at Penarth Rd, Cardiff.
Key Challenges / Solutions Included:-
- Vibro-Stone Columns are required below the ground bearing slab due to poor ground conditions; All Columns are be supported off Piles.
- Adaptation of Existing Structures to meet new Design Standards.
- Design for Vehicular Impacts.
- Existing Drainage re-utilised where possible with enhancements provided where necessary.
- Site lies in a Medium Probability Risk Flood Zone and Mitigation Measures have been adopted as part of the Scheme Design.
- Civil & Structural Engineering