Skanska signs contract for £180m Blossom Street job

Grant Prior 9 months ago
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Skanska has signed a £180m contract with British Land to build its Blossom Street scheme on the edge of the City of London.

Construction will start early next year on 46,300 square metres of commercial, retail, public realm and residential units and is scheduled to complete in 2023.

The project has been a long-time getting to site after opposition from conservationists concerned about the impact on the historic Norton Folgate area.

Kier was originally lined-up for the job after winning the pre-construction phase but was dropped by British land in the summer of 2019 when the developer went out to tender for other firms.

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