M&E specialist Ameon replaces Imtech on Graham site

Grant Prior 5 years ago
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North West building services engineering specialist Ameon has stepped in to take over the £2m mechanical and electrical element of the Murrays’ Mills development in Ancoats, Manchester.

Ameon is now working with main contractor, Graham Construction following the withdrawal from the project of the original M&E contractor Imtech.

Ameon has has deployed 85 skilled technicians, plumbers, heating engineers, electricians and ancillary trades’ people on the project.

Murrays’ Mills had been the only one of the six phase one Man Life developments in Ancoats that Ameon had failed to land originally.

The development of 1, 2 & 3-bed residential apartments is set in Ancoats Conservation area in the original Grade II listed buildings that had once been the world’s first steam-powered cotton mills.

Ameon’s managing director, Robin Lawson said: “It’s not an ideal scenario to have to pick up a part complete project but we are already attuned to the requirements of the developer, having worked on the other phase one developments in Ancoats.

“We are now ploughing resources into the contract to get it back on track, and are working with a very supportive main contractor to deliver on behalf of Man Life, which is the most important thing.”

Imtech has been contacted for comment.

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