NEW Equestrian Building at Somerford Park Farm – Case Study

The client:

Josh King – Somerford Park Farm


Congleton, Cheshire

Building type:

Equestrian Steel Frame Building

Building type:

42m x 12m with 18x 16 m lean-to extension


Earlier this year Joshua King from Somerford Park Farm in Cheshire contacted us for a quote on a new steel frame building. He required a new equestrian building on site replacing an old stable block.

Somerford Park Farm boast word class equestrian facilities on its site in Cheshire, running a wide range of Competition, Camps and Clinics as well as livery and stabling on the 1,000 acre site. The King family established the business in 1976 and have gone from strength to strength.

The new building was going to utilise the space of the old building as it was to be repositioned onsite allowing more room for passing horses and traffic around the facilities.

We designed, manufactured, and supplied Josh King with a stable block with a tapered gable end  42m x 12m x 5.5m with a 18m x 6m lean – to – extension.   The Equestrian building was designed to allow good airflow throughout the stables and a wide walkway to allow the horses to pass through safely, with two separate stabling areas for Andrew Heffernan’s horses and Dutch team mate Nina.

The building is complete with;

  • Galvanised steelwork,
  • Natural Grey Fibre Cement Roof with alternating open/closed Ridge
  • 40 Roof Lights
  • Castle Board Cladding on side 1 and gable end
  • Box Profile Cladding on side 2 and gable end
  • 90mm Thick Concrete Panels to a height of 2m.
  • Internal Stables supplied by Monarch Equestrian

We took the time to visit Somerford Park Farm in June to see the completed building and speak to Josh and Debbie King onsite.

What was the aim and objectives of the build?

“We required a spacious, light and airy building to give the horses a healthy and bright environment.” Comments Debbie King


The building will be used as a professional competition yard for Andrew Heffernan. Providing Andrew with an area to showcase his business to sponsors and clients when visiting.


Why did you choose Graham Heath Construction?  

Graham Heath Construction offered expertise of products that are best suited for the building we required.”


“During our conversations Jake and staff from Graham Heath Construction were always accommodating and willing to listened to our requirements and offered flexibility and good communication.”


“ We always like to have a good working relationship with our suppliers and Graham Heath Construction offered this and a good price.” Comments Josh King


Particular features that you are pleased with?

“We are very pleased with how the building fits on our site, this has allowed us to utilise the space allowing much more room on site.”   Comments Josh King.

Thank-you to Josh and Debbie King for taking the time to give us some feedback and we hope to work with him again soon.


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