Bombardier’s new testing and commissioning facility for Crossrail trains at Litchurch Lane site in Derby. Bombardier is manufacturing the new Aventra trains for the London Crossrail railways and this industrial facility provides them with the space to to provide ongoing maintenance.
The Main Shop building is designed as an efficient and cost effective thermal enclosure for the testing, commissioning and sales activities taking place within. The twin portal frame structure is clad with insulated metal cladding to the walls and roof providing a robust, durable and low maintenance shell. The roof cladding incorporates walk-safe roof-light panels within the cladding providing high levels of day-lighting with minimal maintenance.
The two storey office element provides an efficient, light, hard-wearing environment for the users, integrated into the activities in the main ‘shop’.
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