McAlpine starts main works on White City tower

Grant Prior 4 years ago
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Above-ground construction has started on the new eleven storey Gateway Central building at White City Place in west London.

Sir Robert McAlpine is construction manager on the scheme for developer Stanhope on behalf of investors Mitsui Fudosan and Alberta Investment Management Corporation.

Construction is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2022 and six floors of the building are pre-let to L’Oréal UK and Ireland.

Gateway Central has been designed by Allies and Morrison with a total floor space of over 260,000 sq ft.

David Camp, Chief Executive, Stanhope said: “We are delighted to have started the next phase of construction work with groundbreaking on a new state of the art building at White City Place.

“Gateway Central is the next step in helping us complete our vision of transforming White City Place into a global business district for world class companies.

“Delivering over 260,000 sq. ft. of new floor space, the building will enable us to continue to meet the significant demand for office space at White City Place.

“L’Oréal’s commitment to moving their new headquarters to the new building will complement the mix of other creative companies that call White City their home.”

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