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Portal Construction starts Salford sheds

24 Jun Construction has begun at Raven Locks, a 172,000 sq ft speculative industrial scheme in Salford, following the appointment of Portal Construction NW Ltd as main contractor.

The Raven Locks site
The Raven Locks site

Portal Construction NW has a £9m contract to undertake works for Network Space Developments on the 14-acre Ravenscraig Road site, with completion anticipated for February 2021.

The completed scheme will offer three detached units ranging from 29,500 to 61,000 sq ft along with a terrace of a further three units ranging from 11,000 to 19,000 sq ft.

Network Space development director Joe Burnett said: “The development will have a positive socioeconomic impact on the local and wider area by bringing a longstanding brownfield site back into use and providing accommodation for local businesses as well as attracting inward investment.”

Raven Locks is one of a series of developments being delivered by Network Space Developments across the northwest in partnership with investors InfraRed Capital Partners. Architect on the scheme is AEW Architects.

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