B&Q Shrewsbury

After a long planning negotiation and the intimate involvement of the Environment Agency to enable a small stream to be diverted, Alaska developed one of the last large format outlets for B&Q. The £16m scheme with its dramatic long curved roof remains one of the most iconic warehouses in this region.

Thanks to Clerical Medical, investors; Ewan Dryburgh, architect; BJSE Consulting, structural engineers; John Hall Associates, quantity surveyor; Mansell / Balfour Beatty, contractors.