This week’s Construction and Infrastructure Update:
Queensberry Real Estate has been selected by Sheffield City Council as a strategic development partner for the £480m Sheffield Retail Quarter project. The Council hopes that the project will revitalise shopping in the city. Queensberry Real Estate has previously delivered award-winning schemes in cities such as Bath, Belfast, and Manchester.
Higgins Construction has been awarded the contract for phase 2 of the Colville Estate redevelopment in Hoxton. The contract will see Higgins build 70 new council homes, 40 for private sale and 6 for shared ownership. In addition to new housing, it will provide new street lighting and landscaping to the estate and 129m2 of new retail space.
Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising for a contractor to complete the first phase of the Royal Pavilion Estate refurbishment. The estate includes the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Pavilion Garden, Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Corn Exchange, and Studio Theatre. Following requests to participate received by 22nd July, they will be selecting 5 contractors to submit full bids. Phase 1 will include improvements of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre and essential conservation work.