Coca-Cola toasts success of latest expansion project

A project to construct a new pre assembly building, as well as to carry out other improvements, has recently been successfully completed at Coca-Cola Enterprises, 52 Milton Road, College Milton Industrial Estate, East Kilbride, Glasgow.

The project was carried out by Main Contractors Marshall Construction, with CRGP Ltd as Project Architects.

The works included demolition of an existing loading canopy and construction of the pre-assembly building, as well as the construction of a new loading canopy incorporating an extension to the yard area. Other works comprised alterations to the parking layout, relocation of an FLT wash/recycling point and external alterations.

The new single storey 1,385 sq m building is structured around a steel frame with concrete flooring and external elevations in profiled metal cladding, incorporating roller shutter doors, aluminium framed windows and a profiled sheeting roof. The building has an electric heating system, a fire detection, fire alarm and sprinkler system, and security features including a door entry system and CCTV.

Coca Cola Enterprises, Inc. is the world’s third largest independent Coca Cola bottler. In the UK, Coca Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) employs around 4,500 people across England, Scotland and Wales at manufacturing sites, regional offices and depots.

The history of Coca-Cola started in Atlanta in 1899 when Pharmacist Dr. John Pemberton first produced Coca Cola syrup for sale in fountain drinks. That same year two Chattanooga businessmen secured exclusive rights to bottle and sell Coca Cola for most of the United States and the first franchise began operations began in 1901.

Marshall Construction has built a reputation as one of Scotland’s foremost independent building contractors through its policy of astute business, top quality workmanship, competitive tendering and reliability.

For over 20 years, the company’s success in the industrial, commercial and residential new build, maintenance and refurbishment markets has been achieved through the commitment, knowledge and expertise of their directly employed multi-skilled workforce, together with a corporate philosophy dedicated to customer care and quality of product.

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