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Skanska confirmed for £95m Mitre Square contract

17 Apr 14 Skanska has signed a contract with developer Helical Bar to build a 17-storey office block in the City of London.

Creechurch Place
Creechurch Place

The Creechurch Place development, previously called One Mitre Square, will provide 26,000 square metres of office accommodation over two lower ground floors, ground and 16 upper floors. It is expected to be rated BREEAM Excellent.

Construction on the £95m contract is expected to start this summer and be complete by September 2016.

Skanska is responsible for the construction, mechanical &electrical engineering and installation of services within the main plant rooms.

Skanska managing director Paul Heather said: “We’re pleased to add Creechurch Place to our portfolio of London commercial buildings, alongside projects like New Street Square and The Monument Building. Contracts like this are evidence of our growth strategy in action. They demonstrate how our highly experienced teams are well positioned to win and deliver a range of commercial opportunities in this rising market.”

Balfour Beatty and Carillion were also shortlisted for the job.

The client's project team includes:

  • Sheppard Robson (architect)
  • GVA Second London Wall (project manager)
  • Davis Langdon (quantity surveyor)
  • Ramboll (structural engineer)
  • Grontmij (M&E engineer and fire engineer)

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