John Lewis at Home store, Ashford

Gallagher Ltd completed the groundworks and external works for a new John Lewis at Home store in Ashford, Kent, which opened in November 2013.

The new John Lewis at Home store has a total floor space of 39,000 sq ft and focuses on furniture, furnishing accessories, electrical and home technology. There is also a cafe and around 200 car parking spaces. 125 jobs were created.

Gallagher was contracted by Bowmer & Kirkland to undertake:

  • Cut and fill earthworks
  • Drainage and attenuation
  • RC Foundations
  • External works
  • Hard landscaping
  • S38 & S278 works

In addition, Gallagher Aggregates Ltd supplied structural fill materials, aggregates and ready mix concrete from Hermitage Quarry, and took muck away from the site back to the quarry.

The works were undertaken in 27 weeks.