Winner picked for £250m ‘Harrods of Bayswater’ job

Aaron Morby 4 weeks ago
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Laing O’Rourke has beaten Sir Robert McAlpine to take the contract to redevelop the Whiteleys shopping centre in west London.

Queensway frontage of Whiteleys with retained facade

A joint venture between a Meyer Bergman-advised investment fund and Warrior Group aims to give the once grand Grade II-listed department store in Bayswater a new lease of life.

The Foster + Partners designed £1bn mixed-use scheme will see 500,000-plus sq ft of homes and shops built behind the existing 1911 facade.

The mixed-use development will also include a 111-room hotel. four-screen cinema and gym.

Specialist contractor Erith is well advanced with demolition at the site.

Redan Place townhouses form part of over 150 homes also planned for the shopping centre site

arcade@2x  A new public courtyard will be at the heart of the new scheme

courtyard-view@2xA hotel is planned to boost footfall and bring the leisure and retail scheme to life

The scheme will open onto Queensway, which is also planned to undergo a £50m revamp.

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