McLaren to start main construction on £39m Land Secs scheme

Grant Prior 11 years ago
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McLaren Construction is ramping-up the main construction phase on a £39m mixed-use contract for Land Securities after starting demolition on site two months ago.

McLaren started in October to clear the site to deliver a 274,000 sq ft mixed-use development at the former Sussex House site in Crawley.

The new development will include a 75,000 sq ft Morrisons superstore, a 110 bed Travelodge and three additional retail units totaling 6,000 sq ft.

Phil Pringle, Managing Director, McLaren Construction Group, said: “To have secured this project through negotiation is testament to the strength of our long-term relationship with Land Securities.

“Scheduled for completion by the end of 2013, this is a significant scheme in the wider regeneration of Crawley.”

McLaren will prioritise local employment and the appointment of local companies for sub-contractor work.

Mark Bird of Land Securities said: “We are delighted to be working with McLaren on this exciting project, working in partnership will enable delivery of our key Corporate Responsibility objectives and initiatives which forms a key part of our commitment to Crawley Borough Council.”

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