Gisburn Auction Marts
Client Gisburn Auction Marts
In an environment where heavy footfall is supplemented by hundreds of hooves each week, the durability of flooring is a key concern.
This was especially true of Gisburn Auction Marts near Clitheroe, the location of several livestock sales a week.
Barrowbridge was tasked with the creation and installation of a new, heavy-duty surface for the floor of the auction mart building.
Before any flooring could be put in place, the area had to be cleared to enable the safe and even application.
Firstly, all of the internal steel pens and cubicles were removed, followed by the incumbent weighing scales and shippon shed.
Finally, the existing concrete floor to be replaced was also broken up and removed.
New and improved
The new concrete floor was laid efficiently and evenly by Barrowbridge’s experienced professionals, with site disruption kept to a minimum.
The floor was made ready to receive new pens and the base was laid down for a new weighing scale.
Additional work included the construction of a new sales ring and raised viewing area.
Wolfen Hall Farm, Chipping
Client Wolfen Hall Farm
This busy livestock production farm near Preston required a number of specialist projects completing by an experienced agricultural contractor.
The construction of a specialist shed structure for the purpose of calving beef cattle formed the main part of the work that Barrowbridge was tasked with.
Following an initial assessment of the site, our experienced team decided the uneven nature of the ground would require some initial excavation work.
In addition, a retaining wall was built as well as the completion of a new road to enable access to and from the new building.
As well as the construction of the external structure and site access, Barrowbridge was also asked to create the calving pen themselves.
This involved the manufacture of all internal robust gates and gateposts to form the separate areas.
The building itself was cladded with farm scape brown fibre cement sheets – supplied by Briarwood Products Ltd – and larch weather boarding.