Arla Foods National Distribution Centre Stourton, Leeds

This National Distribution Centre for Arla Foods UK is located on the outskirts of Leeds alongside their dairy, adjacent to Junction 44 of the A1/M1 link road.

The development comprises of a steel portal framed building incorporating through dock distribution of Arla products and attached two-storey office accommodation.

The internal warehouse has a chilled ambient temperature.

Extensive earthworks were required to achieve the development plateau and maximise development of the site.

Complex ground conditions involving previous open cast coal mining and shallow coal workings had to be considered, with ground improvement techniques using vibro compaction to support foundations.

CLIENT: Arla Foods UK