Carr Gate Training Facility, Wakefield - Location: Wakefield

Package: Architectural Blockwork, Scaffolding and Cedar Cladding

Package Value: £1,800,000

Main Contractor: Interserve

Project Details:

The new Carr Gate complex houses:

  • 3 indoor firing ranges, 1 at 100m and 2 at 50m long, each with ‘state of the art’ CGI technology target systems and a fitted out armoury
  • Live fire skills house and external public order training houses
  • 12.5m high abseiling tower
  • Large span public order training building which accommodates full scale realistic street scenes, houses, stadia seating and roadways
  • 15,000 sq m driver training skid pan
  • Training hub building with 3 gyms, classrooms and dining facilities
  • New security gatehouse

The complex was built for the West Yorkshire Police to compliment the existing facilities at the site.

The 25 week programme included over 6,500 sq m of cedar board cladding to allow the buildings to integrate with the surrounding scenery.

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No.1 Cross Green Approach
Cross Green
West Yorkshire

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