RAF Waddington – Lox Bay

Client: Babcock Dyncorp/DIO
Location: RAF Waddington
Involvement: RIBA Stage 1-6
Type: New Build  – Lox Bay
Value: £1.8m
Contract Type: Regional Prime Contract East
Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction (Formerly Mansell Construction)

It was identified by the RAF that the existing LOX Bay facility no longer complied with safety legislation, was not fit for purpose and no longer serviced the stations need to maintain function and operation of the aircraft.

Templeman Design were appointed to assess the options and develop the design brief to consider the needs of the Lox Bay and the aircraft it serves without compromising the sites architectural language, heritage and clients financial constraints.

The new facilities consisted of an single story steel framed building complete with counter terrorism measures and provided provisions of technical workshops, storage areas, welfare facilities, office accommodation and plantroom areas.

Templeman Design were appointed to transpose the client need into a workable scheme, obtain all statutory permissions, development of the multi-disciplinary design for construction and design services during construction.