ISG on board for £89m Cardiff bus interchange

Grant Prior 10 months ago
Share

ISG has won the contract for the £89m Cardiff Transport Interchange building.

The deal for developer Rightacres at its flagship Central Square scheme is the contractor’s biggest win of the the year.

The mixed-use project includes a 14-bay bus interchange with a covered concourse, 318 apartments for the Private Rented Sector and 90,000 sq ft of office space.

The project is being funded by Legal & General and designed by Cardiff-based Holder Mathias Architects.

ISG has an ongoing relationship with Rightacres after successfully delivering the new Foster + Partners designed BBC Cymru Wales headquarters building and Two Central Square, home to Hugh James and Cardiff University’s School of Journalism.

The Cardiff Transport Interchange building will use off-site manufactured bathroom pods and a slip form system to accelerate construction of the concrete cores.

ISG will use an enclosed four-storey platform on a jacking system to sequentially form the reinforced concrete frame and immediately weather proof each floor as the platform rises up the tower.

Kevin McElroy, ISG project director,said: “The Cardiff Interchange has been one of the most highly anticipated developments of recent years and this announcement reflects real collaboration and vision from all project stakeholders to create a mixed-use scheme that delivers for our city.

“Not only will this dramatically improve connectivity for businesses, residents and visitors to Cardiff, but alongside the iconic BBC Wales headquarters, will transform this strategic gateway site.”

Jason Hyett, Rightacres project director, commented: “The signing of the build contract marks a great landmark in the project’s timeline and is thanks to the input of a great number of people.

“We look forward to working with ISG and the project team to deliver, what will be, another great building in the city”

Stephen Hill, Holder Mathias partner, said: “The interchange is an extremely complex, challenging and multi-layered project that, once complete, will provide a modern, innovative and truly mixed-use set of environments.”

Latest project news

Interserve to start £27m Oldham school job

Work starts this month on Saddleworth secondary school
3 months ago

Willmott Dixon gets start for £20m Hull police centre

New command and control hub to be built at Melton, near Hull.
3 months ago

BAM starts £15m Aintree Hospital facelift

Project entails façade overhaul and upgrade works to main tower block
3 months ago

Galliford Try wins £15m Alder Hey children’s unit

Enabling works start this month on community cluster facility
3 months ago

Southsea coastal defences £100m funding approved

VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster to start later this year
4 months ago

ISG mobilises for £17m north London town hall fit-out

First phase of £150m Waltham Forest Town Hall redevelopment starts
4 months ago

Morrison wins £42m Scottish factory of the future

Work to start this summer on National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.
4 months ago

Interserve starts £15m Leeds mental health unit

Mental health unit for young people to be built at former St Mary's hospital site in Amley
4 months ago

Laing O’Rourke lands £160m Salford tower scheme

Work to start this autumn on 55-storey One Heritage tower
4 months ago

Kier wins £22m Edinburgh school of engineering

Five-storey building forms part of King’s Buildings Campus development plan
4 months ago

RJ McLeod lands £18.4m Thurso port pier

Scrabster Harbour pier to be widened and extended for larger vessels
4 months ago

Beard wins £20m basement at Rhodes House

Construction to start in July at historic Oxford site
4 months ago

Scottish Hub South West signs BAM and Roberston

Tier 1 contractor refresh expands partner to five
4 months ago

Thames Water awards first £2.6bn AMP7 lots

Barhale, Kier and Galliford Try among big winners in £350m Thames-wide programme
4 months ago

Bouygues lands first phase of Westminster estate rebuild

Work to start later this year on new £350m Ebury Bridge Estate in Pimlico
4 months ago

BAM wins £100m Bristol hospital upgrade

University Hospitals Bristol names partner for estate modernisation
5 months ago

McGee set for £150m London underground health complex

Cavendish Square subterranean health centre gets green light
5 months ago

Winners named for £4.5bn smart motorway alliance

Balfour Beatty, Costain and BAM/Morgan Sindall joint venture
5 months ago

Caledonian lands £40m Falmouth student halls

Site preparations get underway for Penryn campus student accommodation
5 months ago

Amey lands £100m Yorkshire Water sewer repairs deal

AMP7 contract to meet challenging performance targets
5 months ago

Go-ahead for Kier £150m Lancashire road job

Work set to start on A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool scheme
5 months ago

Hill wins £54m Stevenage housing deal

Essex house builder wins development role on 240-home council scheme
5 months ago

B&K confirmed for £35m Manchester ‘Jenga’ hotel

New hotel project first out of the blocks once coronavirus restrictions lifted
5 months ago

Vistry Partnerships bags £213m haul of affordable homes jobs

Clearance given to start pre-commencement works during covid-19 crisis
6 months ago

Skanska seals £193m Welsh Water deal

AMP7 deal covers water treatment works, dams and pipe installation
6 months ago

BAM confirmed for Manchester £350m indoor arena

Preferred design and build partner named for UK's largest indoor arena
6 months ago

Amey wins back £400m Scottish South West highways upkeep

Transport Scotland confirms Amey will take over from Balfour's Transerv consortium
6 months ago

Interserve wins biggest school job since rescue

£25m Saddleworth School in Oldham is fourth education job this year
6 months ago

BAM wins £60m London mental health care centre

Work to start later this year on Highgate complex
6 months ago

Galliford Try bags £65m haul of education work

Deals signed for Exchange Square in Birmingham and education campus in Northumberland
6 months ago

Contractor services