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Temperature Controlled Food Facilities
Are you planning to build new temperature controlled food facilities or extend, refurbish an existing food factory? We know there’s a lot to think about, including maintaining product integrity, hygienic controls and staff safety during construction works.
Thanks to our 70 years of experience in building all kinds of food production factories we can guarantee you a first class installation, helping you return to production with minimal disruption. We pride ourselves on delivering on time, on budget and safely.
High Quality Insulated Panels & Doors Perfect for Temperature-Controlled & Food-Safe Applications
Precise Design & Professional Project Management
ISO Quality Assured & CEBA Accredited Installation
Qualified & Experienced Installation Teams
2 Year Warranty for Installation Defects
Competitive & Transparent Pricing
We can help you right from the start and assist you every step of the way, from advising on latest best practice, reviewing plans, recommending contractors and value engineering.
In fact, the sooner you get us involved the more we can help. We can’t wait to help you create food production facilities that suit your business.
10,000m² Production & Storage Facility For Food-To-Go Manufacturer, London
Due to continued business growth, this food-to-go manufacturer needed to expand their production facility.
For this complex scheme, we had to consider the different temperatures for chillers, freezers and packing facilities along with fire-rated areas. The plan included a range of facilities; ingredient chillers, product preparation rooms, temperature-controlled packing areas, low-temperature storage and marshalling areas, alongside the installation of 58 doors.
To suit the requirements of each room, a range of different panel thicknesses were used across the project, including a 175mm firewall. Due to its large-scale nature, a project re-design was required during installation to include adaptations to work around steel walkways in the ceiling. The complexity of this project really displayed the team’s technical capabilities.
A large-scale complex project delivered exceptionally by the team
Production Facility Extension for Bristol Butchery
Stancold will be starting 2019 with a local project, completing an extension to a butchery production facility in Bristol.
Our client, a family-run business, have been trading for over 60 years supplying fresh meat boxes direct to customers’ doors. With vacant space available between the two units on site, Stancold’s food & drink specialist, Sam Taylor, has been working with the architect appointed for this project to develop a production facility extension. This comprises of three chiller units for the storage of their meat products.
Stancold’s installation team will be supplying and installing nearly 700m² of food-safe panels to form the chilled storage facilities on site. Using Kingspan QuadCore panels in this type of construction is ideal in being able to ensure a hygienic environment for food storage. This will be accompanied by hinged and sliding chiller doors, a single hinged personnel door and finally a one-hour fire-rated personnel door.
Alongside this, a one-hour fire-rated ceiling will be put in place to separate the offices above from the newly created production area and will be constructed out of Eurobond Firemaster Mineral Fibre panels of 100mm thickness.
Through site meetings with the client and architect, Stancold’s Sam Taylor and contracts management team were able to provide advice on the most suitable materials and design for the build.
The installation begins in January, and once complete, the client will have further production facilities available to continue to grow their business during 2019, having done so very successfully this year.
For more information on Stancold’s food-safe environments and to discuss plans for your business in 2019, drop us an enquiry or give our food & drink specialist, Sam Taylor, a call on 07768 670 150.
A partnership between Mr Adams and Mr Rowland, two metalworker friends back from the war. Over the years, they became one of the first companies in England making cork filled coldroom panels that were sandwiched between timber frames and vapor repellent faces infilled with rope fibres, bitumen and caulk to create a seal.
Name change to Stancold Coldstore Construction
Where the name originated from is a combination of urban legend and myth. Some say it was the idea of an installer called Stan, some say it was a “clever use” of the concept of 'Standing in the Cold'. However we got here, we are proud of our roots!
The Gillham family steps in
Mervyn Gillham came from a different field and saw the potential within Stancold to become a leading company in this specialist marketplace. In 1997, his son Kevin Gillham joins the team.
Stancold acquires Mercury Coldrooms
Stancold becomes one with the well reputed local coldstore business, Mercury Coldrooms, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a great team of people to the company. Today, the majority of the senior management team of Stancold and our top project managers are originally from Mercury.
As a result of rapid expansion, Stancold moves into a new 2600 m² building conveniently located just off the M4 motorway in Avonmouth. This exciting change has allowed us to consolidate all teams, knowledge and resource into one central hub, whilst being able to effectively cover the whole of the UK and beyond.
From father to son
Mervyn Gillham retires at a young age to a warm country with a cold beer. His son, Kevin Gillham, takes over as Managing Director and remains to this day.
Gilcrest Group is established with a separate manufacturing division to provide specialist composite panels to the broader market whilst supporting Stancold's continued development.
Stronger team and offering
Stancold strengthens its team and offering to the market by introducing innovative uses of coldstore panels for other applications such as firewalls. Throughout the recession, Stancold remained profitable and retains all the key personnel who make the business what it is. A core of staff at this time have been in the same business for 20 years.
Stancold remains strong, completing many projects across an ever broadening spectrum of industries with an enviable reputation for offering outstanding customer service. We are devoted to giving you great value and total support which will enable us to be proud of your project and worthy of your next one!