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Temperature Controlled Food Facilities
Are you planning to build new temperature controlled food facilities or extend, refurbish an existing food factory? We know there’s a lot to think about, including maintaining product integrity, hygienic controls and staff safety during construction works.
Thanks to our 70 years of experience in building all kinds of food production factories we can guarantee you a first class installation, helping you return to production with minimal disruption. We pride ourselves on delivering on time, on budget and safely.
High Quality Insulated Panels & Doors Perfect for Temperature-Controlled & Food-Safe Applications
Precise Design & Professional Project Management
ISO Quality Assured & CEBA Accredited Installation
Qualified & Experienced Installation Teams
2 Year Warranty for Installation Defects
Competitive & Transparent Pricing
We can help you right from the start and assist you every step of the way, from advising on latest best practice, reviewing plans, recommending contractors and value engineering.
In fact, the sooner you get us involved the more we can help. We can’t wait to help you create food production facilities that suit your business.
Specialist Sake Chiller, London
Japanese Beverage Distributor
A new client required our expertise to build frozen and chilled storage alongside a distribution warehouse for Europe’s biggest importer and developer of Japanese food and drink.
Japanese food and drink has grown in popularity and the company needed to expand and adapt their facility to enable them to better serve their UK and European customers.
A series of rooms for storage and distribution including a 44.26m x 15.07m x 10.12m high freezer. To enable easy access, we installed a 3m wide x 4m high rapid rise door and because of the high value and storage requirements of Sake, a separate chiller was created, alongside the vegetable chiller for fresh produce. To keep the products at the correct temperature during loading we also installed a dock chiller.
It was an exciting project that required us to provide solutions for different food and drink products as well as the different stages of storage and distribution
As England’s third national lockdown was announced on 4th January 2021, we would like to continue to provide reassurance that Stancold remain pro-active in meeting client expectations as efficiently as possible during such testing times.
Throughout the pandemic, we have consistently acted upon guidance provided by the Construction Leadership Council, our external Health & Safety consultants, Building Safety Group, and the British Government to ensure the protection of our colleagues and those that may be required to work around them, as construction sites remain open.
Should any further recommendations be announced, our senior team will react promptly to implement across the business.
While we have a skeleton office-based team and others working remotely, we are maintaining a ‘business-as-usual’ approach as much as possible and remain contactable in the usual manner, via email and telephone.
A partnership between Mr Adams and Mr Rowland, two metalworker friends back from the war. Over the years, they became one of the first companies in England making cork filled coldroom panels that were sandwiched between timber frames and vapor repellent faces infilled with rope fibres, bitumen and caulk to create a seal.
Name change to Stancold Coldstore Construction
Where the name originated from is a combination of urban legend and myth. Some say it was the idea of an installer called Stan, some say it was a “clever use” of the concept of 'Standing in the Cold'. However we got here, we are proud of our roots!
The Gillham family steps in
Mervyn Gillham came from a different field and saw the potential within Stancold to become a leading company in this specialist marketplace. In 1997, his son Kevin Gillham joins the team.
Stancold acquires Mercury Coldrooms
Stancold becomes one with the well reputed local coldstore business, Mercury Coldrooms, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a great team of people to the company. Today, the majority of the senior management team of Stancold and our top project managers are originally from Mercury.
As a result of rapid expansion, Stancold moves into a new 2600 m² building conveniently located just off the M4 motorway in Avonmouth. This exciting change has allowed us to consolidate all teams, knowledge and resource into one central hub, whilst being able to effectively cover the whole of the UK and beyond.
From father to son
Mervyn Gillham retires at a young age to a warm country with a cold beer. His son, Kevin Gillham, takes over as Managing Director and remains to this day.
Gilcrest Group is established with a separate manufacturing division to provide specialist composite panels to the broader market whilst supporting Stancold's continued development.
Stronger team and offering
Stancold strengthens its team and offering to the market by introducing innovative uses of insulated panels for other applications such as firewalls. Throughout the recession, Stancold remained profitable and retains all the key personnel who make the business what it is. A core of staff at this time have been in the same business for 20 years.
Demonstrating resilience amidst Brexit
uncertainty and a worldwide pandemic, Stancold preserves its strong financial status
and diversifies our offering further. Where we saw an increase in demand from clients
for more technically challenging projects, including cleanroom envelopes and
humidity-controlled facilities, a specialist team was formed within the business.
Stancold formally launches its dedicated Clean Room
Envelope Specialist Team, to reflect our current unique position within the
marketplace. The team continues to deliver envelope solutions of increased
complexity for more demanding applications, such as containment laboratories,
battery manufacturing facilities and nuclear establishments.