Willmott Dixon confirmed for £18m Lewis’s building fit-out

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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Willmott Dixon has signed an £18m contract to refurbish the former Lewis’s department store building in Birmingham city centre.

Temple Court

EPR Architects designed the building revamp project

Developer Legal & General Property finally signed up the builder after initially entering into talks with BAM to extend and upgrade its Temple Court building.

Willmott Dixon will start on site shortly building an extra seventh floor to the landmark building, which when finished next July will provide 110,000 sq ft of offices with some of the largest floorplates in the city’s business district at 17,000 sq ft.

Lewis's building Birmingham

Lewis’s building Birmingham

Constructed in the 1920s, originally as the Lewis’s Department store, the property is located in the heart of Birmingham next to Old Square.

Tom Williams, senior asset Manager at LGP, said: “We are taking an underinvested asset and creating a truly landmark location that seamlessly blends a contemporary workplace with the building’s historic legacy.

“The Lewis Building represents a fantastic opportunity for Birmingham’s commercial market and we have already seen considerable interest from some of the larger requirements currently looking to identify space.”

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