By appointment to her majesty the queen - manufacturer of steel framed buildings A.C Bacon Engineering Ltd

Vegetable Stores

We supply and install bulk or box solutions to suit your requirements. We welcome working with you and/or your ventilation engineers to build your optimum store.

Our buildings offer steel frames, insulated cladding systems, louvres & cowls, fan-houses/plant rooms, insulated doors and concrete walling.

Our structural steelwork is fabricated at our workshops in Hingham to CE marking standards.

Potato Store

Location:

Stalham, Norfolk

Details:

Working with Marrison Agriculture to build a potato store with lean-to office:

  • Steelwork, shotblast and painted with gloss protective finish.
  • Galvanised purlins & cladding rails.
  • Insulated composite panel roof & wall cladding in olive green.
  • Black PVCu rainwater goods.
  • Electrically operated insulated main access door in Vandyke Brown.
  • Steel personnel doors.

Bulk Onion Store

Location:

West Bilney, Norfolk

Details:

Bulk onion store with full height rear fan-house:

  • Steelwork, shotblast and painted with gloss protective finish.
  • Galvanised purlins & cladding rails.
  • Concrete panels to walls & central tunnel.
  • Insulated composite panel roof cladding in merlin grey colour.
  • Insulated composite panel wall cladding in moorland green colour.
  • Matching louvre panels.
  • Black PVCu rainwater goods.
  • Electrically operated insulated main access doors in olive green.
  • Steel personnel door.

Potato Box Store

Location:

Ely, Cambridgeshire

Details:

Working alongside TNS to create the UK’s largest Potato Box Store. The building was designed to be segregated into eight storage areas, each with the ability to maintain their own climate requirements. The introduction of a 250Kw PV solar panel system on the roof also contributes to the running of the store and the whole site during peak production.

Building Details:

  • 58.5m span x 96m long x 7.5m eaves height
  • 180 Tonnes of hot-rolled/cold-rolled steelwork
  • Composite wall cladding 100mm thick. All elevations clad from eaves down to lap finished floor –Merlin Grey
  • Composite roof cladding 120mm thick – Goosewing Grey
  • 8№ single leaf personnel doors 2.095mm high x 0.900mm wide x 45mm thick – Merlin Grey
  • 6№ electrically operated, sectional slide/over doors 6.0m high x 4.4m wide
  • 1№ Sliding door 7m high x 24m wide x 60mm thick composite – Merlin Grey
  • 200mm half round ‘Stormflow’ UPVC gutters with 160mm diameter UPVC downpipes – Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Potato Box Store

Location:

Tunstall, Ipswich

Details:

Working alongside Marrisons to supply, design & erect a 26m wide x 42m long Bulk Onion Store. Also includes 11m wide x 10m high Fan House & 9m wide x 42m long enclosed lean-to.

  • 77.6 Tonnes of hot-rolled/cold-rolled steelwork
  • Roof Cladding = 80mm thick insulation core, composite panels coated Merlin Grey
  • Wall Cladding = 80mm thick insulation core, composite panels coated Olive Green
  • 2No. Insulated sectional slide-over doors 5.0m wide x 6.0m high
  • 4No. personnel doors, 3No. single-leaf & 1No. double leaf
  • 12No. Louvres 1.9m wide x 2.0m high, coated Olive Green

"They are a pleasure to deal with; friendly, efficient and flexible"