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Holystone Estate, Sharperton, Morpeth, Northumberland

The Holystone Estate is a well-established holding. It incorporates a working farm, holiday accommodation and a restaurant.

Low Farnham steading has recently undergone a transformation. Northern Structures have erected 4 buildings in order to aid our client’s farm business grow.

Suckler Cow building

The project consisted of the building of a steel portal framed building of 48.80m in length x 34.32m In Width x 4.17m in height.

The new building is constructed on concrete foundation pads with holding down bolts. The structural steel frame consists of galvanized universal beams.

Roof cladding consists of natural grey fibre cement sheet with barge board flashings, the ridge has been left open along the length of the building for ventilation.

The walls of the building are of concrete panelling construction.

Within the building we have installed a range of pens and gates to accommodate the animals.

Followers and Handling building

The project consisted of the building of a steel portal frame agricultural building, measuring 48.80m long x 34.32m wide x 4.17m high to top of eaves beam.

The new building is constructed concrete foundation pads with holding down bolts. The structural steel frame consists of galvanized universal beams.

Roof cladding consists of natural grey fibre cement sheets, with barge boards. The ridge has been left open for ventilation using upturned apron flashing.

GRP roof lights have been fitted with in the roof cladding.

The walls of the building are clad in vertical timbers of 100mm wide x 19mm thick and are spaced circa 15mm apart above concrete paneling.

Reinforced concrete panelling of 90mm thick x 1.0m high has been fitted to the external perimeter and divisional walls of the building to a height of 2.0m

A 150mm thick concrete apron has been installed to the external areas of the building.

Within the building we have installed a bull race and a cattle crush, along with a number of pens and gates to hold the animal.

Covered silage building

The project consisted of the building of a steel portal frame agricultural building, measuring 41.18m long x 24.45m wide x 7.50m high to top of eaves beam.

All steel work was designed to BS5502 Class 2 for altitudes up to 200m and for additional lateral pressure from ensiled grass with a moisture content of no greater than 80% and for tractor loading not having a gross weight greater than 6 tonnes.

The Roof has been clad with natural grey fibre cement sheets with all necessary barge board flashing. A ventilated crown cranked ridge has been fitted. Roof lights have been installed to match the profile of the roof cladding.

Vertical timber boarding has been installed to the elevations.

125mm galvanized box gutters has been fitted to each side with 100mm PVC down pipes to ground level.

Bulk feed storage building

The project consisted of the building of a steel portal frame agricultural building, measuring 24.40m long x 12.20m wide x 4.40m high to top of eaves beam.

All steel work was designed to BS5502 Class 2 for altitudes up to 200m. The building has been designed to store Barley and other cereals and supplements to form part of a managed feed system.

The roof and the elevations has been clad using box profile plastisol coated steel sheets, with eight GRP roof lights fitted into the roof.

The Bulk Feed store has been fitted with four manually operated Galebreaker AgrilDoors.

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