Sisk confirmed for £88m Gatwick super hangar

Aaron Morby 9 months ago
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John Sisk & Son has confirmed it is preferred bidder to deliver Boeing’s new Goldcare Maintenance Hangar at Gatwick Airport.

The 14-month project will involve both the building and civils teams and will see the cut and fill of 20,000m³ of earth, 3,200 tonnes of steel lifted and over 10,000m³ of concrete cast, all only a short distance from the busy runway.

Standing at 32m, the high bay hangar allows flexibility of use, with the ability to house multiple aircrafts from the Boeing fleet, ranging from the 737Max jet, to its newest and largest edition, the 777X Dreamliner.

The project also includes offices, apron and taxiway connection, perimeter roads and service yards within the airside environment, along with the diversion of the existing Larkins Road.


The professional team includes D5 Architects and Mott MacDonald that helped to meet the brief to design a BREEAM excellent building including PV panels on the roof.

Ajaz Shafi, MD of Sisk UK South, said: “We are delighted that, yet again, we have been able to combine the many skills within our group to provide best value for our clients.

“We look forward to working collaboratively with Boeing, and the professional team in the delivery of this flagship scheme, utilising the experience gained from previous schemes at Birmingham International Airport, Luton Airport and Dublin Airport.”

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