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Willmott Dixon picked for £20m Trafford community scheme

26 Mar 15 Willmott Dixon has won a £20m contract to transform Shrewsbury Street in Old Trafford into a new development including 80 extra-care apartments.

The scheme will see Willmott Dixon build a community centre, café, pharmacy, health care facilities alongside apartments designed to provide accommodation with an emphasis on independent living.

In addition, St Bride’s Church is being demolished and rebuilt as part of the redevelopment, which will also include a public library, a multi-function activity hall, a day nursery and sports changing rooms.

The Shrewsbury Street project is part of the wider Old Trafford Master Plan being implemented by Trafford Housing Trust in partnership with Trafford Council and the Homes & Communities Agency. The development is due for completion in summer 2017.

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