Bouygues checks in with fourth hotel in 6 months

Aaron Morby 7 years ago
Share

Bouygues UK has landed two contracts worth £36m with Nicolas James Group for the delivery of a new hotel-led mixed-use development in a prime regeneration area in Southampton. 

The scheme will include an 85-bedroom spa hotel and 12 apartments, built on a headland that was used to moor the region’s exclusive yachts and the cross-channel ferries coming into the marina at Ocean Village.

This will be Bouygues UK’s first hotel in the region, and the fourth hotel contract it has announced in the space of the last six months following projects for citizenM, Gansevoort and the Manhattan Loft Corporation.

The new Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa and an accompanying 82-home residential block are based in the same area of the city where Bouygues UK also delivered the landmark residential development, Admirals Quay, providing around 300 new homes for the area.

HGP Architects are also on board as part of the project.

Bouygues UK Regional managing director, Darren Gill, said: “We’re happy to be working with Nicolas James Group to deliver a new hotel, homes and commercial premises, as part of the wider regeneration work that is being carried out in the Ocean Village marina.  The hotel will also include a spa and incorporate a restaurant on the top floor, with views across the Solent and the Isle of Wight.

“As a company with longstanding ties to the local community in Southampton, we’re delighted that we are able to contribute further to the efforts to revitalise this important part of the city.

“We are also diversifying our activities in the region. As this latest contract win shows, Southampton continues to be a strong and important market for us; and will remain so as we continue our expansion further north into Berkshire, Surrey and the surrounding counties.”

Nicolas Roach, Chairman of Nicolas James Group added: “We are delighted to confirm Bouygues UK as the main contractor for this exciting project. With a solid reputation in managing developments of this scale, we look forward to working together on the build of our new Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa, including 94 luxury residential apartments. We are very confident that this development will prove a great addition to Ocean Village and Southampton, boosting tourism and becoming a destination of choice.”

Both projects are due to start on site this month. Handover is expected in late summer 2017.

Latest project news

McLaughlin and Harvey lands £49m Stornoway port job

Blasting of 750,000t of rock and piling to start in next few weeks
4 months ago

Glencar bags 456,000 sq ft spec shed in Crewe

Expanding contractor clinches third big job for logistics developer PLP
6 months ago

Gilbert Ash wins £22m Brighton College arts centre

Work to start on performing arts building later this month
6 months ago

HG Construction scoops £60m Leeds student tower

First project in city is a near 700-room scheme for student developer SCAPE
6 months ago

Colas wins £14m Dover rapid bus route build

Firm starts work this month on route for Dover Fastrack, Kent’s first zero-emission bus service
6 months ago

Mace to start 39-storey London Bridge student tower

Groundwork starts for 905-bed student accommodation three years after planning consent
6 months ago

Go-ahead for City of London 644-room student scheme

Developer Dominvs drops plan for Europe's greenest hotel for student accommodation
6 months ago

Kier wins £30m net-zero Weston Super Mare academy

Contractor starts main construction for Winterstoke Hundred Academy expansion
6 months ago

Green light for £125m Eden Project North

Eden is waiting on a £70m public funding bid
6 months ago

BCEGI confirmed for phase 3 of £1bn Middlewood Locks

Developer Scarborough sticks with Chinese contractor for 189-home 'Railings' phase
6 months ago

McLaren submits plans for £85m Leeds build-to-rent tower

Work expected to start this summer on latest city scheme
7 months ago

Overbury gets green light for £300m Citi Tower refurb

Revamp of 42-storey Canary Wharf tower will be one of London's biggest ever refurb jobs
7 months ago

McAleer & Rushe confirms £23m Manchester hotel job

Work to start on 17 storey Maldron hotel next month
7 months ago

Realstar and Lendlease ink £120m London build to rent deal

Forward funding deal for 251 private rental flats at Deptford Landings scheme
7 months ago

Go-ahead for £40m Manchester spec office scheme

Local firm PP O'Connor to demolish Speakers House for 17-storey office block
7 months ago

Spanish giant lands deal to build £683m waste power plant

New plant will turn black bin bag waste into electricity
7 months ago

Henry wins six Ealing council housing projects

Henry Construction secures £40m West London council homes deal
7 months ago

Mace lands £300m London court and police complex

Main construction works to start on Fleet Street site this autumn
7 months ago

Graham bags £30m Birmingham build to rent job

Work set to start Crown Works residential scheme in the Colmore Business District
7 months ago

Green light for major overhaul of Surrey pharma campus

Kier and Mace bidding for revamp project with three storey glulam building at its heart
7 months ago

Galliford Try bags £28m Dover inland border control facility

Major inland border facility to be built alongside the A2 outside of Dover
7 months ago

Plans go in for £280m Leeds Whitehall Riverside scheme

Major office and flats scheme to be built next to River Aire
7 months ago

Plans in for 350-flat Salford student scheme

Developer X1 hopes to start 15-storey building later this year
7 months ago

Green light for Birmingham Paradise landmark hotel

17-storey hotel will be the 'cornerstone' of Phase 2
7 months ago

Enabling works start at £400m Manchester First Street

Downing to start main construction in March of three resi buildings rising up to 45 storeys
7 months ago

Bouygues set for London Tustin Estate 700-home rebuild

Phased building programme to start towards the end of the year
7 months ago

Graham secures third Audley retirement village

Work starts on Audley Villages site at Scarcroft, West Yorkshire.
7 months ago

BAM bags £110m refurb of iconic Covent Garden tower

Landmark Seifert-designed 15-storey Space House to get two extra floors
7 months ago

Winvic to start UK’s largest speculative shed

Ellesmere Port warehouse understood to be worth around £80m
7 months ago

Kier signs deal for £169m Luton hospital revamp

Main construction work to start this month and last until 2024
7 months ago

Contractor services