Electro Motive Diesel - Locomotive Maintenance Depot, Doncaster

Deva Resins delivered a new floor, demarcation areas and lines for Electro Motives Diesel's expanding locomotive servicing business.  The project for the construction of additional premises in Doncaster was required to service Class 66 Freight locomotives.  This landmark scheme by Electro Motive Diesel Inc. will be used to repair locomotives passing through via existing rail tracks and 2000m of new track.

Working closely with both the client and the main contractor Deva planned and installed specialist flooring required for specific work areas with safety in mind.

Existing rail tacks have been diverted and extended to allow the locomotives entry to the new purpose built facility. The shed contains all manner of specialist mechanical equipment such as a wheel lathes & re-profiling mechanisms as well as 3 in-situ cranes ranging up to 30 tonnes designed to elevate the units while repairs are undertaken. Significant demolitions took place prior to the main build beginning including substantial breaking out of existing concrete slabs, removal of existing rail tracks and the deconstruction of the existing shed which was in disarray. The shed itself is a large steel structure with a Kingspan composite roof system and Kingspan cladding throughout.

Works include the formation of new inspection pits, jacking pads and wheel lathes as well as new office and messing facilities, car pack formation, external drainage, external hardstanding, siphonic drainage, M&E, cladding and external lighting.

The project was handed over on time to the delight of the client, and Deva’s contribution was enthusiastically received.

National Welsh Sailing Academy - Pwllheli

Deva Resins were awarded the contract for the flooring package on the new build £4.2m Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre in Pwllheli, Gwynedd.

Working closely with the client and architect Deva designed a number of unique bespoke colour schemes for several different areas of the Sailing Academy.  The systems installed by Deva are from our own manufactured range and deliver high performance flooring that is anti-slip, seamless and highly decorative, all backed up by guarantees.

Now completed the centre in Pwllheli provides national and international sailing events along with indoor/outdoor facilities for the local community as a whole.

The National Sailing Academy and Events Centre building comprise of a main hall for sailing and community uses, training and educational rooms as well as catering facilities. It provides excellent land-based facilities, in an iconic building, to complement the world class sailing waters of Cardigan Bay, attracting thousands of new visitors to the area every year.

Building Footprint - 1949m2

Gross Internal Floor Area - 1840m2

Total Site Area - 5497m2

Grosvenor Park Pavilion - Chester

A £2.3 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Parks for People fund was secured for the restoration and enhancement of Grosvenor Park in Chester.
The vision was to restore Grosvenor Park to a high quality, well used and vibrant city centre park that will welcome people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds whilst celebrating its cultural heritage, and providing activities to meet the needs of today's user.

Deva Resins were contracted to provide a durable, anti-slip highly decorative floor for the new build Belvedere training and events centre.  Deva designed the colour scheme for the floor working with the architects and clients to final approval.  The flooring materials were manufactured by Deva, and a key factor in the decision to work with Deva was our ability to use 100% recycled aggregates.

In addition Deva renovated the Victorian tiles in the Lodge.

The final restoration and improvements to Grosvenor Park include:

  • restoration of the Edward Kemp Victorian landscape design to open up views and restore planting plans
  • resurfacing all of the paths including a new accessible path in the southern end of the park
  • restoration of the boundary walls, gates and heritage features including arches and statues
  • a new natural play area that will be relocated to the east of the miniature railway
  • a cafe and community rooms in the park lodge building
  • new belvedere training building
  • improved signage and interpretation panels
  • an activity programme for the park

Cheshire Ice Cream Attraction - Tattenhall, Cheshire

The Ice Cream Farm located in Drumlan Hall Farm is set in the picturesque Cheshire location between Beeston and Peckforton Castle.  As the second largest tourist attraction in Cheshire there are in excess of over 500,000 visitors a year enjoying everything that the farm has to offer.  The site has retained its ‘free to enter’ policy, with certain areas of the site comprising a ‘pay as you play’ facility, such as Strawberry Falls Adventure Golf and Honeycomb Canyon sand and water play.  

Set around a 1,000 sq metre ice cream parlour, the attraction is considered to be the largest purpose-built ice cream parlour in the world, which houses the ever-increasing list of award-winning ice creams and sorbets that draw people from around the nation.

Deva Resins were contracted to design and install flooring systems from their own manufactured product range.  The centre piece being the dazling three coloured ice cream parlour at the heart of the main building.

Areas in Plan

Gift shop, retail ice cream sales, ice cream parlour, seating areas, toilet block, artisan room, plant room

Work Package

  • Underfloor heating design and installation
  • 75mm specially modified sand and cement screed.
  • EnviroQuartz flooring system suit all areas listed above, inclusive of the intricate designs, colours and patterns.
  • Resin bonded pathways
  • Project management.