Start date for £19m Nottinghamshire blue light HQ

Aaron Morby 3 months ago
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Henry Brothers Midlands has just won a contract to build a near £19m joint headquarters for Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Planned joint HQ building for Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue
Planned joint HQ building for Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue

Work on the new building, which will include a control room, training centre, changing rooms, gym, canteen and shared offices, is expected to begin next month.

The three-storey facility will be constructed on land behind the existing Nottinghamshire Police headquarters at Sherwood Lodge.

Henry Bros won the contest against a line-up of national contractors including Bowmer & Kirkland, Galliford Try, Kier and Wates.

Once completed at the end of next year, it will form part of a wider joint campus that will also include all of the existing police headquarters.

Since planning permission was granted in December 2019, a considerable amount of work has already taken place on this multi-phase project under the direction of construction consultancy Gleeds.

The site, which will include a new access road, additional car parking and improvements to existing facilities, has already been levelled and cleared – ahead of time and below budget.

Ian Taylor, managing director of Henry Brothers Midlands, said: “As a local company, we are delighted to have been appointed to build this new joint headquarters building for Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

“Henry Brothers has a wealth of experience when it comes to public sector buildings and we are proud to have been selected to work on such a high profile and important project for our local emergency services.”

The client team includes Gleeds for project management, cost consultancy and M&E services, YMD Boon as architect, and civil and structural engineering firm HWA.

 

 

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