Photoreport construction work Van Raam

On this page you can follow, in a photoreport, the construction work of Van Raam's new building. The building will be approximately 13,500 m2 and is being built at the Hofskamp, a business park in Varsseveld.

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In addition to all the craftsmen that are working hard on the construction, the Van Raam employees also had work to do. We put a nice long maypole with a poem next to the new building.

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Overview photo new premises Van Raam. (3 October 2018)


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Calendar week 36: overview photo new construction and timelapse video

Week 36 overview photo premises Van Raam special needs bikes

Overview photo new premises Van Raam (4 september 2018).

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New premises Van Raam (offices)

Showroom (ground floor) and offices.

Offices Van Raam new premises

Showroom (ground floor) and offices.

Calender week 35: 2nd floor (3rd level), supply of utilities, warehouse connecting to the office, laying concrete mats, underfloor heating and visiting of Van Raam employees

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The 2nd floor (3rd level)

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2nd floor, still without the partition walls.

Week 35-view 2nd floor- office technical director Van Raam

View from the 2nd floor from the office of Jan-Willem Boezel, technical director at Van Raam.

Week-35-view 2nd floor-R and D-Van Raam special needs bikes

2nd floor with, among other things, offices for the R & D department.

week 35-supply electricity utilities-Van Raam factory

Supply of electricity (utilities).

Week-35-visit of Van Raam employees at new premises

Colleagues from the purchasing department / business office take a look at the construction.

Week 35-blocks to lay on concrete mats-Van Raam construction

Blocks to lay on the concrete mats.

Week 35-technical space-concrete mesh on blocks- Van Raam bicycle factory

Concrete mesh on the blocks in the technical room.

Week 35-first glass delivery for premises Van Raam

Delivery of the first glass for the premises.

week 35-connecting warehouse to offices Van Raam new building

Connecting of the warehouse to the office space.

week 35-connecting warehouse to offices Van Raam new building

Connecting of the warehouse to the office space.

week 35-canopy above the loading docks Van Raam warehouse

Canopy above the loading docks.

week 35-ornamental stones for offices-Van Raam Varsseveld

Ornamental stones for the offices.

Week 35-underfloor heating techcenter Van Raam

Underfloor heating in the techcenter.

Week 35-Van Raam concrete mats in the assembly hall

Concrete mats in the assembly hall.

Week 35-underfloor heating is filled and under pressure-Van Raam new premises

The underfloor heating is already filled and pressurized.

Calendar week 34: floor of the 2nd storey offices and canteen

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Technical room

week 34-canteen Van Raam new premises

The new canteen for Van Raam employees will be placed on the first floor.

Week 34-floor of 2nd storey (offices Van Raam)

The floor of the 2nd storey. There are mainly offices on this floor.

week 34-New building Van Raam in the mist

Our project manager for the new construction is occasionally present very early. Here you see the new premises in the morning mist. (6.30 A.M.)

Our contractor Klaassen Groep has been working hard again during the past period. Meanwhile, work has been done to the floor in the production hall, paint shop, assembly hall and warehouse. Large elements have been placed to place the last floor of the office, as can be seen in the timelapse video.

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Calender week 32: construction production hall

Week 32-construction production hall

The production hall has also been built.

week 32-sources for geothermal energy

At the place where the employee parking space comes, 25 sources of 130 meters deep have been drilled for geothermal heat.

week 32-Lutec makes vertical ventilation system for production hall Van Raam

Lutec makes the vertical ventilation system for the production space. This system filters the air and brings clean air in because of the welding smoke.

week 32- overview new premises Van Raam

Overview photo new premises Van Raam.

Calendar week 30: construction of offices and factory hall

Construction of Van Raam offices

Construction of Van Raam offices.

Top view of the Van Raam factory

Top view of the new Van Raam factory.

Top view of new Van Raam building

Top view of new Van Raam building (end of July 2018). With a drone, video images have been made this week.

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Calendar week 29: visit various departments of Van Raam and build offices and factory

Visit marketing and sales department at Van Raam new construction

The Marketing and Sales department takes a look at the new building.

Group photo marketing and sales at new Van Raam building

Marketing / sales department 'in the new showroom'.

Here are the new offices for the sales department.

Here are the new offices for the sales department.

Ronald Ruesink in his new Van Raam office

Ronald (commercial director) has already found his new office.

Cycling to the Van Raam new building

After the visit to the new building on the bike back to Van Raam.

Reception and administration at new Van Raam building

The reception / administration department, together with project leader Peter, also took a look at the construction.

Reception and administration at the new factory

The reception / administration department takes a look at where the new factory is located.

Mechanics Van Raam to new construction

This week also a number of technicians from pre-assembly, module construction and spoke lines were on construction.

New Van Raam building with warehouse

On the left side of the photo you see the warehouse. The production hall (bottom / front of the photo) has yet to be built and a start has been made with the assembly hall (at the top of the photo).

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Overview photo Van Raam new building.

Calendar week 28: building of offices and factory hall

Construction of Van Raam offices

Construction offices.

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Summary photograph no-build Van Raam calendar week 28. With a drone, video images have been made this week.

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Calendar week 27: constructing the warehouse, walls of the office, visit R&D and overview photo

Concrete floor of the canteen

Concrete floor of the new Van Raam canteen.

First roof panel of the warehouse

Placing the first roof panel of the warehouse.

Floor of the offices

Floor of the offices (for the warehouse)

Preparations for placing the canteen floor

Preparations for placing the floor of the Van Raam canteen.

Wall cladding of the warehouse

Wall cladding of the warehouse.

Visit of the R&D department to the Van Raam new building

Visit of the R&D department to the Van Raam new building.

Support beams for the roof of the paint shop

Support beams for the roof of the paint shop.

Walls installed of the Van Raam offices

Walls installed of the Van Raam offices.

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Top view of the new Van Raam building (early July 2018)

Calendar week 26: technical service room and warehouse

Ground pipes technical space to other rooms (Van Raam construction)

Ground pipes of the technical space to other areas, like the Van Raam.

The installation of the concrete wall of the Van Raam warehouse

The installation of the concrete wall of the Van Raam warehouse.

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Technical service room.


Van Raam warehouse.

Calendar week 25: 'The Collosseum', steel beams, cable pipes and an overview photo


The construction of the new building is already called "The Colosseum".

Steel beams on the concrete beams

Steel beams are attached to the concrete beams.

Test wall new Van Raam building

Two different test walls have been put together.

Cable pipes

The cable pipes that go into the ground are also ready.

Top view of new Van Raam building

Top view of the new Van Raam building (June 2018)

Calendar week 24: installation of concrete piles and various visits

The construction of the new building and the organization around it is in full swing.

Measuring the size of the assembly hall

With the drawing in hand Ariën, André, Harry and Jan-Willem look at the size of the assembly hall.

Van Raam visits VSMI

At VSMI Van Raam looked at a powder coating machine that is almost the same as what will be added to the new paint shop at Van Raam.

Warehouse employees at the construction

The warehouse staff also took a look at the building to get an idea of the amount of space.

Concrete piles mady by Mombard for Van Raam

By Mombarg Beton we were invited to see where our concrete columns are made.

Mal to make piles of concrete

The mold that is used to make the concrete piles.

First concrete pile is placed

The first concrete pile is placed.

Placing concrete piles

More and more concrete piles have been placed.

Construction sewerage

The installation activities of HEVA have also started.

Calendar week 23: pit for blasting cabinet, reduction of paint shop and top views

On the pictures below you can see how the lot currently looks. On the first photo you can see the pit for the blasting cabinet and on the second picture you can see the reduction of the paint shop. The third photo is a top view of the place where the office spaces are located. On photo 4 you can see the following rooms from left to right: the staff entrance, washing and changing rooms, technical service room and technical room. On the last photo is an aerial photograph of the entire lot and the contours of the building.

Straalkast put - nieuwbouw Van Raam
Verlaging spuiterij - nieuwbouw Van Raam
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Top view new Van Raam building

Calendar week 20: lowering the paint shop and pouring concrete

This week the lowering of the paint shop was realized (see 1st image) and concrete was poured.

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Week 20:  Pouring concrete new building Van Raam

Calendar week 20: 3D animation video of the new Van Raam building

This week, our architect ERS Architekten bna created an animation video. In this video you can see what the new Van Raam building will look like from different sides. You can see the different halls such as the showroom, production and assembly as well as the loading docks where trucks can easily load the Van Raam bicycles. A first impression of how the bicycle test track could look like is also included in the animation below.

Calendar week 18: pouring concrete for the poles

This week, concrete has been poured for the large poles that will be placed in the building. You also see two pictures taken with the drone to see what the parcel looks like now.


Calendar week 17: formwork and preparing concrete pouring

This week the formwork (temporary/permanent mold) was made and preparations were made to pour the concrete. The four site offices are also placed on the lot. From now on the construction meetings and work discussions of the new building can take place here.

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Week 17: New Van Raam building
Week 17: parcel with site offices

Calendar week 16: start excavation work, increasing of the terrain and dewatering

This week the excavation work started and the terrain was increased. There is also dewatering performed. Dewatering is a process in which groundwater is pumped up at various places and drained via a pipeline, to locally and temporarily lower the groundwater level.

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New building Van Raam excavations
Overview parcel Van Raam
Increasing terrain parcel Van Raam

Calendar week 15: first shovel in the ground and drone photos

In this past week, Peter Heinen, Project Manager of the construction, put the first shovel in the ground and he marked the area with pickets. Peter made photos of the parcel with a drone and with these photos they could make an outline of the new building, what can be seen on the two bottom photos.

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Calendar week 14 : trees cut down and first provisions made

We have donated the trees on our parcel  to care farm 'De Lindeboom'. They have taken care of the cutting and clearing of the trees and they will use the trees to make and sell firewood.

In addition to cutting down the trees, the first provisions, such as electricity and water, were also affected.

Zorgboerderij de Lindenboom mag bomen kappen en ruimen op nieuwe bedrijfskavel Van Raam
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Calendar week 11: impression of the new building + contractor announced

See the pictures below for an impression of the new Van Raam building/factory, this new building will be built by contractor KlaassenGroep in 2018.

More information and photos

Photos and more information about our new building and the contractor can be found in a previous article.

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The announcement that Van Raam will move

In 2017 we announced that Van Raam would move to a new location in town. In the press release you can find more information about this move.

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Stay informed about the new building

Follow all the news about the new building on our special Construction-page which will be regularly updated.

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