Project Description

Phase 1

Project Value: £2,500,000

Laing O’Rourke appointed WJL Contracts to deliver the supply and installation of a diverse joinery specification within a large scale project, Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon. 

The unique JLR campus was intended to be and has become the world’s foremost design and engineering facility, incorporating high specification office space alongside design studios fitted with the latest engineering technology. To achieve JLR’s goals for the project, WJL allocated a considerable amount of time towards design assistance and specialist doorset scheduling, to ensure that even the finest details achieved the proposed standard. Since the completion of Jaguar Land Rover Gaydon, Laing O’Rourke have expressed their delight with the project and in particular, the work that WJL Contracts carried out.

Following the successful completion of previous projects for Laing O’Rourke WJL Contracts were awarded the opportunity to supply and install JLR Gaydon Triangle with a range of panelling, including acoustic, wall and balustrade systems; many of which included specialist secondary ‘clip’ substructure, to link bridges and staircases. A critical part of the scope involved the design, supply and installation of WJL’s own fully tested acoustic panelling systems, with solid oak timber slatting on a Camira fabric and insulation base. Combining a functional acoustic absorber with an aesthetically pleasing solid timber panelling system to the main circulation areas provided the scheme with both practical and aesthetic strengths.

Phase 2

Project Value: £1,000,000

Following the successful delivery of all in Phase one WJL Contracts were then appointed by Styles & Wood to deliver a variety of bespoke furniture to the Jaguar Land Rover Site at Gaydon. WJL’s appointment was facilitated by recommendations from Bennetts Associates who were keen to work with them again following such successful previous projects. Since the completion of JLR Gaydon it has widely been branded as the foremost design and engineering facility in the world. The high spec joinery that WJL delivered both on time and in budget lends itself to creating the high quality environment that JLR desired from the beginning.