Blenners Transport

Darra, QLD, QLD


31,000sqm (overall), 9,093sqm (warehouse & amenities)


2019


Blenners Investment Pty. Ltd.


35 weeks

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FDC (QLD) have completed the design and construction of Blenners Transport’s new refrigeration storage facility and transport depot Darra, QLD.The facility houses three 7,560cbm freezers capable of -30°C storage and two 5,040 cbm chillers running at 4°C. The freezers and chillers are fitted with rapid roller doors incorporating a new system to forgo the need for igloos and remove the risk of ice build-up. The 1,000sqm anteroom incorporates 12 loading docks, sunken scales and access into the DDA-compliant two-level main office.

To accommodate the trucks and drivers, the site offers 27 truck parking bays, dual refuelling bays with a 90,000L underground diesel tank, weighbridge, and a seven room driver relaxation complex.

The state-of-the-art facility provides modern refrigeration plant technology and fully automated landscape irrigation.

FDC successfully delivered this project in conjunction with Coldstore Refrigeration Services and McVeigh Consulting.

Project Features

  • Three freezers (18m x 42m x 10m) capable of -30deg Celsius temperatures;
  • Two chillers (12m x 42m x 10m) running at an ambient temperature of 4deg Celsius, one capable of being converted into a freezer.
  • The freezers and chillers are fitted with rapid roller doors incorporating a new system to forgo the need for igloos and remove the risk of ice build-up;
  • Anteroom (1,400m2) with an ambient temperature of 4deg Celsius, incorporating 12 loading docks, sunken scales and access into the main office;
  • Dry store (2,500 m2), incorporating pallet storage and a 20 bay forklift recharge zone with epoxy flooring;
  • Receiving office and recreational area;
  • DDA compliant, two level main office (600m2) serviced by a glass elevator;
  • Truck workshop (650m2) with 2 x 1200mm deep sunken service pits and parts store
  • Dual refuelling bay and 90,000L underground diesel tank;
  • Seven room drivers relaxation complex;
  • Refrigeration chiller plant room and suspended concrete deck to hold the cooling towers;
  • The latest hi-tech refrigeration plant;
  • Weighbridge and driver control station;
  • 100,000L water storage with auto top-up from an underground bore;
  • 1,000m3 detention tank under the 96-space carpark;
  • Automated gates for the carpark and truck entry and exits;
  • 27 truck parking bays;
  • Fully automated irrigation for the landscaping;
  • Provision for future expansion of the Freezer end of the shed;
  • Provision for a truck wash to be installed.

 

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The state-of-the-art facility provides modern refrigeration plant technology and fully automated landscape irrigation.


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