Vinci in talks to build £60m Nottingham station

Aaron Morby 7 years ago
Share

Vinci Construction is understood to be in final negotiations to deliver the £60m upgrade of Nottingham Station.

The Nottingham Hub project was thrown into crisis last year when key funder the East Midlands Development Agency was told to slash £24m from its budget.

Now Network Rail will plough £41m into the project, the city council has found £14.8m, while East Midlands Development Agency will provide £2.1m, East Midlands Trains £1.6m and £500,000 will come from the Rail Heritage Trust.

Last May, Vinci started work on a related but separate contract to build a new 950-space car park with office and retail premises at ground level. This is due to be finished next year.


How the car park will look when finished

On the main station contract, construction works at the station’s Victorian entrance are due to start late next year, with booking hall upgrades from January 2013 followed by an overhaul of station buildings, platforms and canopies from June 2013.

Nottingham Hub Works

  • Restoring Grade 2 listed buildings and creating an attractive vehicle-free Porte Cochere.
  • Improved passenger and operator facilities, including upgraded travel information, displays, new toilets, ticket office, shops, cafes and waiting areas.
  • A new concourse connecting trains, trams and the car park.
  • 8,300 sq ft of new retail space within the station.
  • Improved public realm around the station.
  • New and improved facilities for disabled people, cyclists and taxis.
  • The release of brown field land within the station site, enabling the comprehensive redevelopment of approximately 160,000 sq ft of mixed use development, generating approximately 900 jobs.

The project will galvanise several other development sites adjacent to the station. It is projected that 230,000 sq ft of office development and 140,000 sq ft of retail will be built nearby by 2020, creating over 1200 new jobs.

The station redevelopment is a key part of the wider regeneration of the Southside and Eastside areas of Nottingham.

Property developer Peel Holdings has had proposals approved for Sovereign House, which will create 270,000 sq ft of office space, a 240 room hotel and 65,000 sq ft of shops and leisure facilities.

Latest project news

Murphy wins Wessex Water Trym Tunnel relief sewer

North Bristol tunnel scheme to start next year
1 month ago

Kier lands lead role in £19.4m Glasgow theatre revamp

Work to start in September revamping the Citizens Theatre
1 month ago

Mace go-ahead for London £150m Hanover Square scheme

Great Portland Estates JV secures pre-let to start building work on Mayfair scheme
1 month ago

Hill bags £41m Homes England direct commission job

Public land direct commissioning scheme entails building 160 homes
1 month ago

BAM bags £10m Highland mainline contract

Works planned to take place at Aviemore and Pitlochry stations
1 month ago

Kier Living bags £200m Northamptonshire housing scheme

Work to start on 750-home Hardingstone scheme
1 month ago

BAM wins £90m King’s Cross office deal for Argent

Developer was originally in talks with Carillion to deliver the project
1 month ago

Balfour lands £43m Wapping Wharf contract

Work to start next month on next phase of Bristol harbourside site
1 month ago

Kier scoops £10m Yoghurt factory extension

Contractor boosts industrial workload with Telford factory job
1 month ago

Wates wins £33m Maidenhead leisure centre

Meet the buyer event to be held this Friday to strengthen local supply chanin
1 month ago

Kier tipped for London £27m biomedical labs project

Bloomsbury Research Institute win would be firm's second biomedical job in two months
1 month ago

Durkan lands latest £45m Peabody deal at Thamesmead

Regeneration continues on massive south east London site
1 month ago

Balfour funds £65m Manchester build-to-rent scheme

Work to start on The Lancastrian, a 274-flat scheme in the New Cross area
2 months ago

BAM wins £12m P22 Whitby Hospital job

Contractor will now work up designs for a planning submission
2 months ago

Keepmoat seals 800-home Glasgow Sighthill scheme

Work to start on housing later this year as regen scheme takes-off
2 months ago

Bowmer & Kirkland to build £20m Sheffield student scheme

Singapore developer secures funds as B&K wins contract race
2 months ago

Bouygues tipped for £25m Dudley Very Light Rail centre

Work could begin in next few months on testing centre for next generation light rail systems
2 months ago

BAM gets planning for £23m Aylesbury school

Work to start next month on Buckinghamshire secondary school
2 months ago

Kier clinches £57m student village for Warwick Uni

Five student blocks to be demolished to make way for new buildings
2 months ago

Clugston to start work on £25m Hull warehouse

Arco national distribution centre will be extended for extra 220,000 sq ft
2 months ago

McAlpine JV wins pre-construction deal on £466m hospital

J3 Limited joint venture chosen for new Jersey hospital
2 months ago

ISG clinches £17.5m Bradford leisure centre

Sedbergh sports and leisure facility will contain a 25m pool, gym
2 months ago

Buckingham to build giant fridge at Dover port

Contractor wins race for £15m Refrigerated Cargo Terminal
2 months ago

Graham lands £24m private school sports centre

Oundle School in Northamptonshire to upgrade sport facilities
2 months ago

Mace signs off £500m London resi towers scheme

Mace converts One Crown Place pre-construction deal into main contract
2 months ago

Willmott Dixon wins £18m Lincoln blue light hub

Builder secures seventh blue light complex
2 months ago

McAlpine to finish Carillion Manchester tower job

Work to restart on New Bailey 500-flat Affinity Living scheme
3 months ago

Laing O’Rourke wins £70m Oxford Uni biochem project

Work to start this summer on phase 2 of celebrated biochemistry building
3 months ago

Balfour to build £33m Reading university science block

Work to start this month on Health and Life Sciences building
3 months ago

Kier to build Europe’s first 360° immersive cinema

Work to start in April on grade II listed Market Hall revamp
3 months ago

Contractor services