Diamond Build lands Islington council homes deal

Grant Prior 2 years ago
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Islington Council has appointed Diamond Build to construct 24 new council homes on the Harvist Estate in Holloway, north London

The £10m project is situated between a Victorian railway viaduct and existing housing, presenting a number of challenges for the contractor.

Before construction can begin, Japanese knotweed will need to be removed and measures put in place to minimise disruption for nearby residents.

The team will also need to liaise closely with National Rail to agree logistics and timings for certain aspects of the work such as craning.

Paul Hoskins, Managing Director of Diamond Build, said: “This is a logistically challenging scheme located in the heart of a housing estate.

“Our team has extensive experience of operating in occupied sites, so will be working closely with the council to minimise the impact of any construction work on surrounding residents.”

Diamond Build is scheduled to start on site this month and complete the development in 2022.

The project team includes Bailey Garner, Calford Seaden, Ingletonwood and Conisbee.

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