We were approached by James at Stancil Farm, who was after new farm sheds for storing their potatoes. This wasn’t any ordinary store though, James wanted an underfloor ducting system, and within a very tight timescale.The potato harvest was soon upon him, and James needed this bespoke build in time.
After discussing James’ full requirements, the team at Timmins got underway in designing this bespoke bulk potato store, complete with an innovatively designed underfloor ducting system.
The in-house design team set to work utilising pre-cast concrete panels within the design. This created the unique ducting system, which allowed a large volume of air flow through the crop. Hardwood lift out panels were also included within this crop drying and storage solution, allowing for easy cleaning and maintenance.
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This agricultural steel frame building at Stancil farm also incorporated two outside covered areas creating additional storage for the refrigeration equipment. As well as being custom designed to suit James’ requirements, the farm sheds also utilised the roof space for renewable energy. Including solar panels for additional revenue, and a rain water harvesting system to save on spraying expense.
So we created a unique crop storage and drying solution, with an award winning design and also helped to save the client money in the long run. A very sustainable, high quality purchase.
We are extremely impressed with our new bespoke bulk potato store designed, manufactured and installed by Timmins. The quality of work was top-notch, and we had regular communication with Dave throughout the process. Timmins completely understood our requirements, making the build stress-free. The turnaround was very quick too – the timescale was very tight with the upcoming harvest!James Durdy -Tickhill, Stancil Farm