Chester Zoo, African Painted Dogs

Delivered at the heart of the UK's most popular visitor attraction, the construction of a new exhibit and enclosure for the African Painted Dogs, showcases the Zoo's conservation programme. 

Contract:   JCT Standard with Quantities
Value:          £400,000
Duration:   17 Weeks


FLEXIBLE - Our client focus remains at the forefront of the planning process, where our teams understand the need to programme or sequence work activities to ensure the minimal impact to the ongoing operation of the clients main business operations. In order to complete the African Dog exhibit (centrally located within the Zoo grounds) in advance of the Easter holiday period, Read's site team scheduled deliveries for arrival outside of normal visitor hours, allowing works to progress to meet the deadline.

LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP - Working in live environments around endangered and sensitive end users, for such a discerning client with significant quality expectations is no easy task. Read are proud to have maintained a mutually beneficial relationship with Chester Zoo spanning in excess of 16 years.

QUALITY - In the Zoo environment the highest of quality, robust detailing and attention to detail is paramount in both off show and on show areas to provide the best possible facilities for the animals, keepers and public.