Lendlease and McLaren win £1bn Manchester St John’s scheme

Aaron Morby 6 years ago
Share

Allied London has confirmed its construction partners to deliver the ambitious £1bn high-rise St John’s scheme in Manchester.

As tipped in the Enquirer, Lendlease is on board to focus on the new-build element of the 6 acre St John’s masterplan, while McLaren Construction will act as refurbishment delivery partner.

Enabling works will start in the next few weeks to prepare the way for Lendlease to start work on a landmark 52-storey tower of private flats and the Globe & Simpson work space building located next to it.

The slender residential block, designed by SimpsonHaugh & Partners, will also contain a Nadler Hotel, and restaurant.

Lendlease will also later build two further towers, the 36-storey Nickel and Dime buildings. Designed by Denton Corker Marshall, these include 610 apartments.

Once built, the St John’s neighbourhood will include 3,000 homes, 600,000 sq ft of commercial space and a mix of cultural venues.

Main St John’s tower with distinctively clad Nickel and Dime buildings

Elsewhere on the site, strip out works are also now underway at the former Astley & Byrom Bonded Warehouse where the cluster of three 1960s buildings will be transformed into a home for film, TV, media and tech companies in the city centre.

Grant Jarvie, Managing Director of St. John’s, said: “Over the past 12 months we have assembled a fully integrated and committed St Johns construction delivery team to work together collaboratively to deliver the brand and the vision for St Johns.

“To supplement our existing and highly capable in-house construction team we have engaged Lendlease Construction as a significant component within the team, focusing on the new-build and masterplan elements due to their extensive residential and urban regeneration expertise, and McLaren Construction as refurbishment delivery partner due to their extensive experience in cut-and-carve projects.

“The combined experience and expertise of the St Johns construction delivery team will provide world-class delivery of the overall St Johns masterplan to industry-leading environmental and welfare standards.”

Allied London has also revealed plans for a new concept building at the site referred to as Enterprise City Campus – a 500,000 sq ft series of buildings being lined up as a tech and media hub.

Architect Child Graddon Lewis has designed the new Enterprise Campus scheme

The building, if developed, would be an extension of Enterprise City, adjacent to the new Factory Arts Centre, and replace a part of the Trinity Islands development.

 

 

Latest news

Plan in for £3bn Lincolnshire mega data centre

3.3m sq ft Humber Tech Park will be one of Europe's largest data centres
1 day ago

Green light for Digbeth 1,300 homes scheme

Warner’s Fields scheme to start with excavation and landscaping of the River Rea
1 day ago

Flagship biodiversity net gain scheme flawed

NAO warns Government's flagship green development scheme at risk of failure
1 day ago

£210m M3 Junction 9 upgrade gains consent

VolkerFitzpatrick to start work in early 2025 on Winnall roundabout, near Winchester
1 day ago

United Living wins 14-year L&Q homes repairs deal

Trafford housing upkeep deal worth £205m
1 day ago

£400m Lewisham resi-led scheme advances

Land deal paves way for Amro Partners' 1,000-home London scheme
1 day ago

McLaren gets go-ahead for Grade II listed Leeds student scheme

Springfield House to be revamped and two new wings added
1 day ago

Piling giant to fit people alarms on all rigs

Cementation Skanska upgrades site safety systems
1 day ago

Vistry to make £800m profit after subcontractor cost cuts

House builder bullish about shareholder returns after asking suppliers for discounts
2 days ago

Shareholders approve £2.5bn Barratt and Redrow merger

Final hurdle is for the competition regulator to approve the deal.
2 days ago

Green light for £80m Leith waterfront revamp

Build-to-rent homes and student accommodation scheme to be built
2 days ago

Tilbury Douglas clears Interserve legacy jobs to return to profit

Revenue tops £500m in first year as standalone contractor
3 days ago

Land deal paves way for Manchester civil service office hub

Government buys five acres at former Central Retail Park
2 days ago

Speller Metcalfe wins Wolverhampton library upgrade

Full works are due to start in the autumn
2 days ago

Skills shortage puts big infrastructure projects at risk

Government failing as an intelligent client and now over-reliant on consultancies
3 days ago

Contractors face further insulation board price hikes

Cost of PIR insulation boards set to rise another 10%
3 days ago

Henry Boot wins £36m Rotherham Markets job

Project involves upgrading existing market and building a new library
3 days ago

Keltbray hires new head of infrastructure procurement

Lukasz Olszewski will oversee rail, energy and highways business units
3 days ago

Tunnel fit out robot to revolutionise civils work

Costain and VVB Engineering part of innovative consortium
3 days ago

Funding deal for £86m wind turbine test centre

Latest investment at National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth
4 days ago

Plan in for Manchester ‘upside-down’ 18-storey tower

Landmark cantilevered NXQ building plan for city Northern Quarter
4 days ago

London 25km Super Sewer hooked up for commissioning

Tideway completes connection to existing Lee Tunnel sewer system
4 days ago

£200m Lincoln ring-road approved

North Hykeham Relief Road granted planning permission
4 days ago

£1bn Manchester Airport City plan rebooted as new sci-tech hub

Plan pivots from offices to science and manufacturing campus, called MIX Manchester
5 days ago

Record results at maintenance specialist Renew

Infrastructure maintenance work continues to pay off for contractor
4 days ago

Barhale lands £21m shaft scheme for Thames Water

Civils specialist bags latest upgrade deal on Thames Water Ring Main
4 days ago

Caddick names new north east director

Former Laing O'Rourke project lead joins Yorkshire contractor
4 days ago

Mount Anvil wins London Camden estate rebuild

Deverloper wins £133m Bacton Phase 2 development in Gospel Oak
5 days ago

London Met Uni seeks firm for £280m estate upgrade

A single partner contractor will deliver 10-year building upgrade plan
5 days ago

Top 30 M&E contractors set for growth – ranking

Growth in data centres and commercial refits creates optimism for year ahead
5 days ago

Contractor services