McLaren and FCC plan £400m Spurs stadium bid

Grant Prior 7 years ago
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McLaren Construction is believed to be planning a joint venture with Spanish giant FCC to bid for Tottenham Hotspur’s £400m new stadium.

The deal would be McLaren’s largest ever contract and seal its place in the Premier League of contractors.

Sources close to the project told the Enquirer that industry heavyweights like McAlpine, O’Rourke and BAM are expected to bid for the job.

But a link-up between McLaren and FCC would be a new name on any tender list of usual suspects.

McLaren is already on-site in North London delivering the first phase of the stadium redevelopment plan.

The firm won the contract in September 2012 to deliver a new 130,000 sq ft Sainsbury’s supermarket on the site with completion due in early 2014.

McLaren was also responsible for the successful delivery of Spurs’ new £45m state-of-the-art Training Centre in Enfield.

A source at one major stadium builder said: “Most of the big names will go for this but the word in the industry is that McLaren and FCC could be the surprise package.

“McLaren has strong links with the club but this would be its biggest job to date so linking-up with a larger player with stadium experience makes sense.”

Architect Populous has recently been appointed by Spurs to review the current plans for the 56,000-seater stadium.

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