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City of London building contract for McAlpine | BUILDING MAGAZINE

City of London building contract for McAlpine

A contract for a significant redevelopment, part of British Lands Broadgate estate in the City of London has been signed by Sir Robert McAlpine.

According to Sir Robert McAlpine 1 Broadgate is one of the largest design and build schemes that it has ever delivered in London.

This new building will have 500,000 sq ft of offices to upper levels with 46,000 sq ft of retail space beneath. The main build contract comes after the award in February 2021 for the demolition and enabling contract at 1 Broadgate for the 14 storey scheme.

This 1 Broadgate redevelopment is the fifth project to be delivered by the contractor under its Broadgate framework. McAlpine’s client is British Land and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC).

Sir Robert McAlpine’s managing director for London, Alison Cox said: “Our partnership with British Land and GIC at Broadgate is a good example of industry working together. Following the recently completed multi-award winning 100 Liverpool St project, we are extremely proud to sign the contract to deliver 1 Broadgate. We are also extremely proud to have achieved this level of repeat business from a key client, it is testimony to everyone who has worked on previous Broadgate projects together with a mutual trust that has helped delivery of extraordinary outcomes”.

Charles Horne, British Land project director said: “We are pleased to be moving on to the next phase of the Broadgate Framework with Sir Robert McAlpines. Our combined innovative partnership is key to the success of all the work we are doing here at Broadgate”.

The replacement building has been designed by architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris with structural engineer Akt ll. Project manager is Gardner & Theobald. Built in1987 the original building at 1 – 2 Broadgate overlooked the Broadgate Arena and next to Liverpool Street Station.