Shinfield Studios, Reading
Shinfield Studios Ltd
Architect: Scott Brownrigg
Type of Project: Major Industrial (film studios) & large scale civils installation
Contract Type: JCT Design & Build Project Value: £11.6m
Curo Construction has secured a Shinfield Studios contract to build the initial phase of a landmark new scheme, of film studios to match the biggest and best in the UK currently.
The Shinfield Studios project consists of 4 film studios and 4 workshops for building sets plus additional support areas for other filming activities. There is a significant civils element to the project with several large attenuation tanks and new roads into and within the site plus additional car parking facilities. At its peak we were averaging 250 lorry movements per day, of which 150 were muckaway lorries, 40 were concrete, 35 crushed concrete.
The project is the first element of a broader scheme with planning permission submitted for a permanent proposal consisting of a further 14 film studios, associated workshops, office space, a cinema, multi-story car parking and other elements. This will be known as Cine Valley