Kendal County Hall is a public building in Kendal, Cumbria and is a Grade II listed building. County Hall is situated nearby to Kendal Register Office and Kendal Police Station.
Reconstruction of several neighbouring car parks centred around Kendal County Hall. This scheme upgraded the existing busy car parks and provided additional new capacity. The parking is used by Cumbria County Council, Police, Ambulance and the general public.
Works included a bulk muckshift, construction of 4no new car parking areas, new street lighting and ducting, new drainage and gullies, 6 new ticket machines, 3 new vehicle access barriers, electric vehicle charge points, in situ reinforced concrete Flood wall construction alongside River Kent faced with local stone, stone attenuation tanks with a non-permeable membrane, permeable block paving, SMA surfacing (in-house resource), road markings, cycle shelters, local stone planters, landscaping and planting and reinforcement grid with infilled gravel to parking areas.
CLIENT: Cumbria County Council VALUE: £996,000 COMPLETION: August 2020 (on programme)
DURATION: 18 weeks CONTRACT: NEC 3 Option A
It was necessary to phase the works to always keep 91 parking and 2 disabled spaces available at all times. Careful planning of the works ensured this including the provision of spaces close to County Hall for those with mobility issues. Emergency services (Fire, Ambulance, Police stations all within the site) kept informed of the Works and current access routes. Contract correspondence managed to NEC 3 timescales with programme reviews & CE quotes agreed
Effective stakeholder management resulting in no complaints. Windermere Road & Kendal town centre kept clear of traffic congestion. No damage to any service cables.