Leeds-based Adept Civil and Structural Consulting will provide engineering services
The vast three-storey unit, which will offer more than 180,000 sq ft of retail space, will be home to a major new store for the UK’s largest sports-goods retailer and several of its associated brands, Sports Direct.
It will also house luxury retailer Flannels, high street brand USC, and an Everlast Fitness Club, which
As part of the work, a former retail unit on Glasgow’s Auchinlea Way is being completely reconfigured and extended, with Adept designing and overseeing the assembly of a substantial 450-tonne, three-storey steel frame within the building.
ISG is overseeing the circa £5million contract which will form a distinct retail space for each of the retail fascias.
The striking design for the new unit includes a gullwing roof structure, extensive glazing and cladding panels, including distinctive coloured mosaic feature panels for the façade.
The structural work is due to complete towards the end of the year, with the internal
Erol Erturan, managing director of Adept, says: “Winning this contract is fantastic news for us, especially because it’s our first project in Scotland.
“It features a hugely impressive steel frame that is cantilevered over the existing foundations and the design includes a timber deck
“This gives the entire unit a huge amount of flexibility, should its layout ever need to be changed in the future.”
Richard Oldfield, ISG’s Retail framework director, commented: “Sports Direct represents one of the UK’s most successful retail
“The new Glasgow outlet brings a new gym concept – Everlast Fitness Clubs to Scotland, as well as the country’s
“This is a key win for our business as we add Sports Direct to our client portfolio of the most influential global retail brands.”
Adept Consulting Engineers is a registered Approved Body with the Structural Engineers Registration (SER) scheme to review
This work is carried out in accordance with
Adept has offices in Leeds, Manchester and London, predominantly working across the commercial, warehousing, retail, educational, healthcare, and residential sectors, providing a full range of civil and structural engineering solutions.
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