Client Prologis UK Ltd
Form of Contract Design & Build
Size 15,213m2 (163,754 ft2)
Year of Completion 2023
A 163,754 sqft industrial and warehouse unit, which has achieved the rare “Best in Class” EPC A+ rating. The unit sits on a prime site at Prologis Park Midpoint, a well-established and highly sought-after logistics location in Birmingham which offers 1.4million sqft of modern logistics space in close proximity to 11 motorway junctions.
SGP designed DC6 to maximise the site and deliver a unit with a 15m haunch height, a two-storey outboard office, service yard, gatehouse, parking and landscaping. A single storey Hub, based on Prologis’ parameter styles, contains welfare and office facilities for drivers and onsite team.
SGP was design and delivery architect, working with Readie Construction who recently received an impressive Considerate Contractor Scheme score of 41/45 for the project. We delivered a modern, flexible unit, which met Prologis’ high sustainability and welfare standards – targeting to achieve BREEAM Excellent – making this one of the most sustainable units in Birmingham.
SGP’s design used gradually darkening shades of grey to reduce the massing of the main warehouse, enhanced with Prologis’ branding. Externally, additional soft landscaping, with native trees, was added, particularly on the boundary with a nearby rail line. A paved seating area with soft landscaping which include specimen shrubs, hedge and low ornamental shrub and herbaceous planting offers a lovely outside amenity space close by the office.
SGP was also the BIM Co-ordinator on the BIM level 2 project, leading meetings from the beginning to facilitate good collaboration between the companies, detecting clashes and pinch points early and keeping the project on budget and schedule. At Prologis’ request, post-project building data was created in the COBie format.
Prologis Park Midpoint is one of its most successful parks in the “Golden Triangle”, with other occupiers including Jaguar Land Rover, DHL and Kuehne + Nagel.