FEC starts £470m Isle of Dogs twin tower project

Aaron Morby 1 month ago
Share

Hong Kong developer Far East Consortium has given the go-ahead for work to start on its £470m flats and hotel scheme at the Isle of Dogs in London Docklands.

Consort Place project is due to finish in late 2023

Specialist contractor JRL starts piling and basement work this month on the 880,000 sq ft Consort Place project.

The two buildings will rise to 65 and 35 storeys. The largest east tower will feature 370 luxury apartments, a four-star 231-room hotel and modern health centre, while the west tower will be home to 125 affordable apartments.

The project also involves the reinstatement of the historic North Pole public house.

Consort Place project director for FEC, Bruno Almeida Santos, said: “As a developer, FEC saw scope to add to the local lifestyle by incorporating a range of on-site amenities for residents, visitors and local people. We believe that a responsible development such as this should put community at its heart to help it grow and thrive.”

Kevin Keegan, director at JRL Group, said: “It’s particularly exciting to be – quite literally – breaking new ground with FEC to bring to life a development which will invigorate the area, whilst protecting the legacy and integrity of its East End community-focussed roots.”

Both the residential properties and the hotel at Consort Place are designed by architects Pilbrow and Partners. 


 

Latest news

London office starts slump by nearly half

Contractors use of non-UK labour in Capital falls from a third to a quarter of workforce
9 hours ago

Kier suffers shareholder revolt over chief’s pay

Almost 54% of shareholders vote against board pay
2 days ago

Cladding probe after Bolton student block blaze

Latest fire raises more questions over cladding
9 hours ago

Weston and Tesco submit plan to turn store site into 1,280 homes

Major mixed-use scheme planned for Goodmayes in East London
52 mins ago

Kingspan UK insulation sales fall 15%

Building products giant expects weak sales to continue next year
55 mins ago

Goldbeck lands £31m Gatwick car park deal

Latest win adds to recent successes in aviation sector
1 hour ago

String of M&E wins sees HE Simm hit £100m turnover

Repeat business for satisfied clients boosts results at specialist
1 hour ago

Interserve restructure paves way for possible break-up

Chief executive Debbie White to step down by end of December
3 days ago

Kier Chief Operating Officer leaves as cost cuts continue

Claudio Veritiero joins 1,200 staff set to go by next June
3 days ago

Eurovia trials robo-cars to ferry tools to highways sites

Driverless delivery vehicles will also survey road conditions as they go
3 days ago

PDR Construction starts Arco HQ in Hull

£16m project marks major milestone in £80m waterfront regeneration
3 days ago

Crossrail traffic marshall threatens passer-by and kids

Bond Street station subcontractor sacked after confrontation with public
3 days ago

Multiplex Europe chief Ashley Muldoon exits

Muldoon steps down after 22 years in top management shake-up
4 days ago

New-build housing completions top 200,000

Completions rise to the highest level since the 1980’s
4 days ago

Interserve chalks up 15th school project this year

Specialist needs school to be built in Oldham
4 days ago

Styles & Wood chiefs leave the business

CEO Tony Lenehan and finance boss Phil Lanigan depart
4 days ago

Commonwealth Games aquatic centre cost soars by 20%

Wates to start building work in January after £73m budget sign-off next week
4 days ago

New safety template in fight to prevent falls on site

New industry-standard guide launched: Download free now
4 days ago

Plan in for £365m Salford Cotton Quay scheme

Cotton Quays will include 37 and 48-storey buildings
3 days ago

Carillion liquidator to clawback £510m

Financial watchdog to consider whether to take action over conduct of directors in March
5 days ago

Graham wins £26m Poynton relief road

Main works on 3km Cheshire road to start next May
4 days ago

Interserve hires new construction commercial director

Ben Edwards takes up new role after seven years in Middle East
5 days ago

Developer fined £600,000 for white finger outbreak

Groundworkers suffer Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome on Places for People sites
4 days ago

British Land makes £200m profit on luxury Mayfair flats

Developer hails "highly successful" Clarges scheme
5 days ago

Network Rail plans Dragons’ Den to drive SME innovation

Rail infrastructure on track to deliver a third of spending via SMEs by 2022
5 days ago

Balfour tops October contracts league after road win

Morgan Sindall unseats Kier with the highest value of orders over last 12 months
5 days ago

Plans go in for 20-storey Bolton tower

Seddon lined-up as main contractor for major mixed-use scheme
5 days ago

Galliard to start luxury apartments above Crossrail station

Go-ahead for £140m residential scheme above delayed station
6 days ago

Co-op signs new maintenance deal for all stores

Trio of winners for five-year deal covering 3,500 food stores and funeral homes
6 days ago

Boost your online presence – join the Enquirer Directory

Site for suppliers and buyers showcases products, services and latest stories
2 years ago

Contractor services