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Highways business unit paves the way for IKEA Sheffield

23rd January 2018

nmcn has successfully completed its first contract for IKEA, providing vital access to the new IKEA Sheffield store.

nmcn (formerly NM Group) has successfully completed its first contract for IKEA, providing vital access to the new IKEA Works included widening roundabout approaches as well as creating additional lanes to increase the road network capacity at four junctions. nmcn also created a completely new service entrance for the giant site and its 983-space car park.

The site lies on the A6178 Sheffield Road near junction 34 of the M1. One of the main arterial routes into Sheffield and close to the Meadowhall shopping centre, the project required extensive traffic management throughout construction. As the project ran in parallel with the construction of the new store,  nmcn worked hand in hand with both Highways England and IKEA’s building contractors.

The 340,000 sq ft flagship store cost £60m to build and created 480 jobs. The retailer’s most sustainable store to date, it incorporates photovoltaic panels and rainwater harvesting as well as linking to a district heating scheme.

Geoff Poyzer, managing director of nmcn’s highways business unit, said: “This was an intensive project, designed to keep local traffic disruption to a minimum, while ensuring the highways routes to this landmark store were in place ready for the launch campaign.”

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