Invicta Court is a high-specification, new-build care home providing a full range of permanent residential, short-term respite and end-of-life care. As well as accommodation for up to 75 older people, Invicta Court’s facilities include a café, hair and beauty salon, bar and cinema and beautiful landscaped gardens. The home is located on the Kent Medical Campus, near Junction 7 of the M20 at Maidstone, alongside the Kent Institute for Medicine and Surgery (KIMS).
We won a competitive tender to provide specialist civils and groundworks services to contractor Lawrence Baker on this prestigious project. The scope of works included:
- Cut-and-fill earthworks to provide new platforms and levels. We provided a major commercial benefit to the client by removing 10,000m3 of sand from the site to our quarry for processing and reuse in other applications
- Pouring 470m3 of concrete for mass-fill strip foundations
- Constructing 600m of foul-water drainage including supply, installation and commissioning of a new pumping station and associated rising main and connection to existing sewer network
- Installing 350m of storm water drainage including a new below-ground soakaway tank totalling 200m3 of storage capacity.
- Providing below-ground services and BWIC
- External hard landscaping works including 750m2 of porous asphalt on a SUDS storage car park, plus
- 400m2 of external paved areas, 500m2 of conventional block paved parking bays, 230m2 of resin bound paving and 500m2 of buff-coloured asphalt to pedestrian footpaths.
Gallagher Aggregates supplied all aggregates and concrete from our nearby Hermitage Quarry and batching plant.