£400m Kirkstall Forge phase 2 team selected

Aaron Morby 5 years ago
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Property developer CEG has appointed its team for the design development of the next phase of the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds

The next phase is being designed by architect Cooper Cromar and will involve two office buildings. Curtins is structural engineer with Hoare Lea proving M&E design for the commercial space.

Consultant Gardiner and Theobald is providing cost management and WYG is providing the infrastructure design.

Nick Lee, development director at CEG, said: “This is the most ambitious project in the north of England and we wanted to build on the success of the first office development, which has achieved the highest quality of workspace and technical specification.

“The majority of the design development team are Leeds-based and understand how we are setting a new business destination on this historic site.”

The first 110,000 sq ft office development built by Wates secured the  British Council of Offices best Commercial Workplace award.

Ultimately, the £400m Kirkstall Forge scheme is set to become home to a mixed-use community of just over 1,000 homes, 300,000 sq ft of offices and 100,000 sq ft of retail, leisure and community space.

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