Pallas Foods Distribution Centre

Pallas Foods Distribution Centre

We delivered the design and construction of a new food distribution facility for Sysco Foods, a world-leading food distribution company.

The facility included both cold and dry storage areas, as well as a set of offices. Works also included a 37,000m2 concrete parking area on lime and cement stabilised subgrade. The cold warehouse was a complete ‘fridge’ facility, where the structural elements were incorporated into the cold store. This was an American design with local amendments to comply with Irish codes.  A fully equipped garage (complete with fuelling) was also delivered as part of the contract.

Works included:

  • Freezer/Refrigerated warehouse 15,000m2 (-29°C to +7°C)
  • Dry warehouse (13,000m2):
    • Structural steel frame
    • Cladding (insulated panels on Freezer warehouse)
    • Specialist concrete floors
    • M&E services
    • Sprinkler System to FM requirements
    • Client specialist subcontractors including Racking and Mini-loading System
  • Ammonia refrigeration
  • Service Block/Offices (2,300m2)
  • Glazed curtain walling
  • Internal cutting rooms/butchery areas and high specification kitchen
  • Internal offices and comms rooms
  • Vehicle Maintenance Facility including a truck wash and truck fuelling area
  • Extensive siteworks including;
  • Soil stabilization - 50,000m3 lime / cement
  • Earthworks: cut to fill - 125,000m3
  • Site access roads, storm,foul water drainage and attenuation ponds
  • Utilities
  • Concrete truck yard – 38,000m2
  • Paved car parks – 10,000m2