April start for £750m Galliard Shoreditch scheme

Grant Prior 7 months ago
Share

Main construction works are set to start this April on a £750m mixed-use scheme in Shoreditch.

stage
The scheme is due for completion in late 2019

The Stage development will see Galliard Homes, in joint venture with Cain Hoy, McCourt, Vanke and The Estate Office Shoreditch transform the 2.3 acre site of William Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre.

The scheme by architects Perkins + Will is designed around a new central 1.28 acre public square that will showcase the sunken remains of Shakespeare’s Tudor theatre.

The square will be bordered by 400,000 sq ft of mixed use space including cafes, restaurants and shops.

The scheme will also include a 37 storey residential tower providing 412 apartments, two office buildings providing over 257,000 sq ft of commercial space and retail premises at ground level and a leisure/performing arts pavilion.

An existing 19th century railway viaduct located on one side of the new square will be restored with the historic brick arches accommodating 9,000 sqft of new shops and bars.

The historic remains of the Elizabethan Curtain Theatre, dating back to 1577, have been discovered three metres below the surface of the development.

The remains and objects found during the dig will be carefully excavated, preserved and transformed into a cultural centerpiece within the development.

Main construction works are anticipated to commence in April 2016 with final build completion scheduled for Q1 2019.

John F Hunt is currently completing demolition on the site.

Stephen Conway, Chief Executive of Galliard Homes said: “The Stage will provide a world class new destination for London.

“At its heart will be a new central square, one of the largest public open spaces to be created in the capital, bordered by historic and new buildings providing cafes, restaurants, shops, offices and new homes.

“For apartment purchasers it offers the best new address in London and an exceptional lifestyle choice and long term investment opportunity.”

stage

Latest news

Lendlease wins £200m contract to build Versace tower

50-storey luxury scheme designed in partnership with famous fashion house
14 hours ago

BAM Construct nearly doubles profit to £13m

Mainstream building contracting business margin edges up to 0.6%
9 hours ago

Balfour wins £42m London Nine Elms student tower

33-floor student tower kick-starts wider Vauxhall Square scheme
1 day ago

United Living looking for new subbies and suppliers

Meet the Buyer event in Northampton next week: Register now
10 hours ago

Former Skanska boss to head Galliford Try’s HS2 team bid

David Blackburn leads Galliford Try/Hochtief/Dragados consortium bidding for major HS2 contracts
13 hours ago

HS2 shortlists consultants for phase two

Bechtel, CH2M Hill and Mace/T+T in hunt for seven-year development partner role
11 hours ago

No women enter Construction Manager of the Year awards

All 86 of this year's finalists are men: Full list
13 hours ago

Kier bags £5bn hat-trick of major construction frameworks

Cambridge University, Procure 22 and Gatwick Airport frameworks promise work boost
13 hours ago

Father of seven killed in skylight fall

Two roofing contractors and a director prosecuted following tragedy
13 hours ago

Wates signs £64m Norwich food research centre deal

Price agreed for landmark Quadram Institute project
15 hours ago

Eurocell enjoys post Brexit sales surge

UPVC products specialist sees 8% underlying increase in sales since EU referendum
13 hours ago

Costain jv snaps up last major Crossrail contract

£26m track maintenance facility will be built in Plumstead
1 day ago

Ramboll hires Arcadis infrastructure boss

Mathew Riley takes over as MD of Ramboll UK
23 hours ago

Brookfield Multiplex £150m hospital delayed by six months

Collapse of concrete and brickwork firms hits Edinburgh hospital job
2 days ago

Gordon Dunne takes 20% stake in new Keltbray concrete firm

Former Dunne boss appointed managing director at Keltbray Structures
4 days ago

Bulgarian contractor hit with huge safety fine

£500,000 penalty after workers caught balancing on forks of a telehandler: Photos
2 days ago

Skills shortages hitting quality of construction work

Workmanship suffering as budgets are busted by lack of skilled labour
2 days ago

ISG fit-out boss joins Garenne Interiors

Peter Kilby now heads Garenne Interiors & Refurbishment UK
2 days ago

£30m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus out to bid

University research hub project out to bid after funding deal
2 days ago

Vinci wins £35m Cardiff student accommodation job

Developer Fusion Students plans 686-bedroom complex at former Cardiff Metropolitan University Howard Gardens site
2 days ago

12-year-ban for scaffold boss who ripped-off suppliers

Suppliers stung for more than £250,000 in four months
4 days ago

TV builder William Anelay appeals to creditors after cash crisis

Restoration specialist featured in BBC2 series fronted by Hairy Biker’s Dave Myers
5 days ago

Morrison to miss £48m Wick campus opening deadline

Major school campus project facing unspecified delay
5 days ago

Construction profits dip at Lendlease

Margins down to 0.4% as development profits double
5 days ago

Race starts to pilot £95m offsite primary schools plan

Sole contractor will build nine primary schools for the Education Funding Agency
5 days ago

Firms wanted for £335m London highways framework

Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham councils join forces for efficiency gains
5 days ago

Galliford Try lands East Midlands airport runway revamp

Runway refurbishment will be delivered through seven weekend possessions
5 days ago

Probe into bridge collapse which sparked rail chaos

Drilling work was being carried out on structure prior to failure
5 days ago

Betting Spy: Even Slaven Bilic makes mistakes

Turning wingers into fullbacks is a miracle too far while Leicester v Arsenal promises goals galore
5 days ago

Five routes shortlisted for £6bn Trans-Pennine tunnel

New trans-Pennine tunnel would halve journey times between Manchester and Sheffield
5 days ago

Contractor services