Wates clinches £58m Nottingham College hub

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
Share

Wates Construction has been appointed to build the City Hub building for Nottingham College.

The City Hub will be built on disused brownfield land next to the Broadmarsh Centre

The new 6-storey building, designed by architects Bond Bryan, will provide college and community facilities, together with a new business hub in Nottingham.

It will be built on disused brownfield land next to the Broadmarsh Centre and tram overpass at the foot of Lace Market Cliff.

The new City Hub campus building forms part of an ambitious £250m Southern Gateway regeneration scheme, spearheaded by Nottingham City Council involving the redevelopment of the intu Broadmarsh Centre, the rebuild of the Broadmarsh bus station and car park, as well as the remodelling of road and pedestrian routes in the area.


The £58m City Hub was procured through the Scape National Construction framework.

Wates has committed to engaging with a local supply chain and providing training and employment opportunities for local people.

It will also work closely with the college’s construction team as part of a significant student engagement programme that will demonstrate the wide variety of career opportunities within the built environment.

John Carlin, Business Unit Director, Wates Construction Midlands, said: “We are very proud to have secured the contract to build what will be an exceptional centre for education in the East Midlands.

“As well as being a superior facility for students, the Hub will also be of excellent use for community groups and the business sector and will play a key role in creating a new destination within the city centre.”

The City Hub will house college students, as well as providing community amenities including a restaurant, cafe, and a new performing arts centre.

 

Latest project news

BAM Nuttall wins Brent Cross South infrastructure

Contractor wins 15-year deal for North London new town centre infrastructure
2 weeks ago

BAM wins £30m Dawlish sea wall rebuild

Work to start later this month on 2.5m taller sea defences
2 weeks ago

ISG set for £50m Swansea student tower

Work to start on 780-room student accommodation for Fusion
3 weeks ago

BAM set for £40m Salford trauma centre

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is seeking full business case approval
3 weeks ago

Kier wins £253m Midlands prison job

Work to start next month on new Wellingborough prison in Northamptonshire
4 weeks ago

Balfour Beatty set for Midland Met finishing deal

NHS Trust close to deal with Balfour Beatty within £267m budget
4 weeks ago

Six share £750m Network Rail signalling deals

VolkerRail, Atkins and Colas among big winners
4 weeks ago

Morgan Sindall starts main build on £64m sports centre

Construction gets underway on major scheme for Liverpool John Moores University
4 weeks ago

Wates confirms £60m Commonwealth Games pool win

Enabling works for Sandwell Aquatics Centre to start this summer
4 weeks ago

Balfour lands £26m Aberdeen terraced gardens upgrade

Work to start this summer on Victorian Union Terrace Gardens project
1 month ago

Galliford Try wins first phase at £6bn Meridian Water

Partnerships division wins race for landmark scheme beating three rival bidders
1 month ago

Osborne confirmed winner of £40m Regent House rebuild

Main construction work to start next month at west London site
1 month ago

McLaren seals first job in £1bn Barking town revamp

Work to start once London Mayor approves twin tower resi scheme
1 month ago

Winners unveiled for £400m Dounreay decommissioning

28 firms named on major nuclear framework: Full list of winners
1 month ago

Eight placed on £200m London Universities framework

Graham, Speller, 8build and Walter Lilly among preferred list
1 month ago

Wills Bros wins £31.5m Maybole Bypass in Scotland

5.2km bypass on A77 in south west Scotland will employ 165 workers at peak
1 month ago

VINCI starts work on new £100m Birmingham hospital

Contractor gets underway on three-year build programme
1 month ago

Four civils firms scoop £2.6bn flood and coastal framework

Kier breaks into Environment Agency preferred contractors list
1 month ago

Dozen firms win £500m City of London deal

Morgan Sindall, Osborne and Speller Metcalfe among winners
1 month ago

Wates starts £24m Shoreham flood defence

Enabling works to pave way for 540-home Free Wharf scheme
1 month ago

Walter Lilly wins £55m London medical HQ project

Renew Group building specialist signs preconstruction services agreement
1 month ago

McGoff replaces Eric Wright on £70m Altrincham scheme

Residential and retail scheme to finally start after three-year delay
2 months ago

Willmott Dixon wins Wolverhampton 266 new homes job

Council picks builder for major city site housing scheme
2 months ago

Bouygues signs off East London town hall deal for £110m

Around 500 workers on site at peak periods.
3 months ago

McAleer & Rushe gets go-ahead for two Maldron hotels

New Birmingham and Glasgow hotels will cost £85m to build
3 months ago

Telford Homes to start 260 London rental homes scheme

House builder forward funds £100m Equipment Works scheme in Walthamstow
3 months ago

April start for Balfour £55m Plymouth link road

Forder Valley Link Road project given £22m of Government funding
3 months ago

Galliford Try bags £275m Ealing council HQ scheme

Mixed-use West London scheme also includes a library and 470 homes
3 months ago

Buckingham confirmed for £120m Swansea arena

Six months of pre-construction work to now get underway
3 months ago

Lendlease wins £8bn Thamesmead development

Morgan Sindall beaten in race for 11,500 home site
3 months ago

Contractor services