Project Overview


Manufacturing / Industrial


Dawnus Construction


Atherstone-on Stour,

Total Cost


Completed By

March 2018


17 Months

Project Key Facts

8m high retaining walls. Power float floor slabs.Work around other contractors.

Project Description

The overall £25 million scheme consisted of constructing a rapeseed processing plant. Dawnus were contracted to design and construct the civil elements of the works, which was delivered in three consecutive phases from September 2016 to April 2018. JOS operated as a labour and plant subcontractor to Dawnus Construction.

Phase 1: Design and construction of a 32m x 24m steel framed building to house CHP power plant. JOS works were reinforced concrete pits, foundations, RC walls + soffit for a 30T turbine and power float finish floor slabs. Inside the building a RC mezzanine floor was constructed.

Phase 2: Design and construction of a 30m x 66m steel-framed building to house plant for oilseed rape crushing and processing, oil refinement, packaging and office and welfare space. JOS have constructed equipment plinths, steps and ramps to the internal concrete bunding.

Phase 3: Design and construction of a 30m x 30m cake storage area with 8m high reinforced concrete walls constructed and steel-frame superstructure. JOS works were RC walls and Cake Loading Bunker, reinforced concrete bund areas and plinths for oil storage tanks, 4m deep drainage Detention Tank.

Customer Comment

JOS were the first subcontractor on the Alscot project in October 2016.  They have helped us to meet a number of challenging deadlines on this project.  Their health and safety standards are excellent as is the quality of the work.


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