Manchester fit-out surge swells Styles & Wood order book

Aaron Morby 4 years ago
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Fit-out specialist Styles & Wood is reporting a strong upturn in work opportunities in Manchester.

Styles & Woods to fit-out One St Peter's Square in Manchester
Styles & Woods to fit-out One St Peter's Square in Manchester

The firm has just secured three fit-out jobs in the city as part of a wider £23m haul of orders from the office, healthcare and hospital sectors.

Chief executive Tony Lenehan said: “While we are continuing to win work and expand our portfolio in a variety of markets, the commercial fit-out sector also remains an important source of work for the business.

“The Manchester market in particular has witnessed a surge in activity in recent months, and as demand for premium space remains high, particularly across the North West, we are expecting this trend to continue.”

In the city, Style & Wood has secured a £6.2m, 56,000 sq ft office fit-out at One St Peter’s Square in Manchester.

The Group’s design and projects business units are delivering the scheme from concept to fit-out, and the contract marks its second in the landmark office development, following its appointment to fit-out DLA Piper’s suite in 2015.

It has also bagged a £3m fit-out and refurbishment of a treatment clinic in Manchester for CARE Fertility, the UK’s leading independent fertility healthcare provider, as well as the strip-out and refurbishment of a Grade II-listed, five-storey building on Dale Street, Manchester for easyHotel.

Just outside of central Manchester in Wythenshawe, Styles & Wood is also working on the £3m, 45,000 sq ft  fit-out of Dakota House, a three-storey office building located within Concord Business Park.

The project includes a new fully-glazed main entrance curtain wall and feature canopy and the complete renewal of all mechanical and electrical services.

Lenehan added: “We are delighted with these contract wins, which demonstrate how the group is leveraging its unique skillset and capabilities to boost growth.

“This is a further endorsement of our diversification strategy, which continues to bear fruit and is enabling the business to support clients across industries as diverse as healthcare and hospitality.”

 

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