Ocado Erith

The background:

Halsall was tasked with the design and build of an M&E installation across a multi-level warehouse & 2 storey office block for Ocado’s 536,000ft² Erith Fulfilment Centre, which is said to be the largest automated warehouse for online groceries in the world. The warehouse comprises of a ‘grid system’ with cutting edge automation, alongside robots which are used to collect orders in crates and has the capacity to handle in excess of 200,000 orders per week.

Key Features:

  • Fully diverse fibre and data installation
  • Complex Fire Detection & Fire Alarm System installation
  • Over 5000 Light Fittings installed
  • Other services installed include Small Power and Public Address
  • Ventilation to the Main Offices and Warehouse systems
  • A/C in the Office areas to provide a suitable temperature controlled environment
  • Compressed Air to specialist client systems within the Warehouse area
  • Domestic Services for the occupants
  • Building Management System to automate all Mechanical plant services and bring the maintenance into one location