Subbies wanted for £37m Lewis’s Liverpool job

Aaron Morby 11 years ago

Cheshire-based developer Merepark is searching for trade contractors for the next phase of the redevelopment of Liverpool’s Grade II-listed Lewis’s department store building.

The developer plans to convert the iconic building into offices and a hotel with shops at street level.

Merepark has publicly advertised tenders for 24 packages covering foundations, reinforced concrete to bricklaying, flooring and plastering.

Eventually, the redevelopment of the Lewis’s building will create 80,000 sq ft of offices on the upper floors.

There will be a 129-bed Adagio hotel and Prezzo, Handmade Burger Company, Chiquito and Frankie & Benny’s restaurants above ground floor retail.

The projects forms part of a £200m scheme to transform a 6-acre area behind Liverpool Central Station, Renshaw Street and Bold Street.

The Central Village project sees the complete refurbishment of the Grade II-listed Lewis’s building and the adjacent Watson building, as well as extensive works to Liverpool Central Station.

It will eventually see two huge skyscrapers built behind Central station, a revamp of the station itself and a new leisure complex.

Trade contractors have until 11 November to complete PQQs. Contact Toni Windle, tel: 0151 707 0512

Trade packages

  • floor-covering work
  • miscellaneous special-trade construction work
  • plastering work
  • installation of doors
  • floor-screed works
  • installation of doors and windows
  • metalworking
  • roof repair and maintenance work
  • reinforced-concrete work
  • bricklaying work
  • application work of protective coatings
  • exterior cleaning work for buildings
  • installation of partitioning
  • joinery work
  • foundation work
  • roof-covering work
  • plasterboard works
  • tiling work
  • miscellaneous special-trade construction work
  • installation of fitted kitchens
  • computer floors
  • installation of partitioning
  • restoration work
  • installation of built-in furniture

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