Waitrose Vehicle Access Turntable is a turn of success

Restricted space in the service yard for the safe manoeuvring of 16.5m articulated vehicles.


We worked in partnership with the client, architect and main contractor to install an all-weather, electrically operated, 40 tonne capacity turntable with perimeter monitoring system. Its use allows a “drive in forward gear– drive out forward gear” policy, from a busy main road access.

  • The Waitrose branch is able to be served by full-size delivery vehicles rather than smaller bespoke units.
  • Valuable retail space was maximised because the service yard was able to be restricted to 17m diameter.
  • Local residents benefited from safer vehicle manoeuvring and reduced noise and other pollution.