The 1970's municipal-style car parks were gloomy, unfriendly and difficult to use. VolkerLaser's challenge was to create a high quality, family friendly car park, meeting the criteria of the Secured Car Park Award Scheme. Investigative works revealed areas of structural deterioration, with the existing
asphalt membrane failing to provide sufficient waterproofing and skid resistance. Vehicle impact barriers and plinths were below current standards and deficiencies in lighting, security and surveillance was discouraging shoppers and failing to meet minimum requirements.
Remedial works were carried out in two phases, with the 911-space Central Car Park refurbished between March 2005 and March 2006. Market Car Park, accommodating 739 vehicles, followed in June 2007 and was completed in March 2008.
It is with great pleasure to inform you that VolkerLaser Ltd has received a Distinction level award through the British...