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A Brookfield Multiplex-led consortium are the preferred bidder to build a new childrens hospital worth around £165m. The Integrated Health Solutions Lothian consortium beat rival bids from Laing O’Rourke and a Balfour Beatty/Bam joint venture. As part of the procurement process a legal standstill period is currently being observed and, following this period, Integrated Health Solutions Lothian will then work with NHS Lothian to finalise the details for the new building. The work on the project is set to bedin … →
A deal has been signed between Wates and a retail development specialist Intu to deliver a £20m Potteries leisure development. the work has just started on the Stoke-on-Trent shopping centre extension, which will include five restaurants and a 9-screen cinema. the project is expected to run for 18 months will take place mainly on the long stay and overspill car parks on Bryan Street. This will create around 100 jobs.
It has been confirmed that the UK’s first multiplex cinema, a landmark on Milton Keynes’ skyline will be demolished. The developer Hammerson plans to replace the giant red pyramid structure with a new shopping centre that echoes the original design. this plan will include new spaces for restaurant and leisure operators alongside 200,000 sq ft of retail space. James Hepburn, development manager at Hammerson, said: “Our proposals will help to kick-start additional investment and development in Midsummer Boulevard and Milton Keynes more widely.” Hammerson … →
Lakesmere subsidiary McMullen Facades has won a £10.5m contract to provide the full vertical envelope for the West block at the Tribeca Square residential development in Elephant & Castle, south London. Laing O’Rourke awarded McMullen the contract. Laing O’Rourke who are working for developer Delancey in partnership with Oakmayne Properties. The work will start on the 23-storey West Tower this August. Work will involve providing the complete vertical envelope using a unitised system with bolt-on balconies, brise soleil and feature aluminium cladding. The ‘fast … →
Town Centre Securities the developer is searching for a builder to revamp and extend Merrion House in Leeds. The council has agreed to consolidate its offices within the modernised building complex. This will make the project the biggest office prelet in the city for 20 years. Tenders will be invited in early April with the aim of starting work in July. Who ever is successful will refit the 1960s offices and build a 6-storey extension for the council to move in in February … →