Vinci Construction UK Ltd. were engaged in working on the new St John’s Innovation Park in Cambridgeshire. The project required a series of cycle parking solutions within a specific area; the surroundings of a £15m building known as the Maurice Wilkes Building.
In fact, it’s named after the esteemed technology pioneer Sir Maurice Wilkes and recognised as a grade A flag ship building!
Broxap provided initial solutions, however the architect’s criteria for a large scale cycle compound differed from the scope of any existing shelters.
But this wasn’t an issue for Broxap…
Our design team immediately set about producing a cycle parking solution to match the architect’s vision. Very soon, a plan was in place for a cost effective design.
The finished compound: a cycle parking solution to satisfy the brief
- A steel slat effect (this mirrors elements of the main buildings on the campus).
- The Broxap Two Tier Cycle Parking solution (this offers easy parking of cycles on a large scale).
- A mechanical coded lock (this provides security access to users).
In addition to this large scale compound, there are now other cycle parking solutions for short stay users elsewhere on the campus. Broxap also produced a single Newcastle Monopitch with Sheffield stands beneath for parking.
Finally, we supplied all shelters and racks in a galvanised finish with aluminium roof cladding panels. That means this site will have ample sustainable travel facilities for years to come.
St. John's Innovation Park, Cambridge
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