McAleer & Rushe wins £130m contract to deliver 553 new homes in London

WCN Editorial Team 26 Jan 2018 EUROPE BUILDINGS

McAleer & Rushe has secured a £130m contract from Quintain, a UK-based property investment and development business, to construct 553 new homes at Wembley Park in London, UK.

The latest contract represents the second phase of the South West Lands development. First phase of works, valued at £55m, have already been awarded and are scheduled to be completed in the third quarter of 2019.

Of the total 553 new homes, 114 will be affordable housing units, split between affordable rent and shared ownership. The rest 439 will be rental homes managed by Tipi, a wholly-owned entity of Quintain

The development will feature a centralised ‘hub’ building, an onsite gym, library, resident’s lounge and concierge service leading out to a podium garden.

The South West Lands plot is located next to Wembley Stadium and London Designer Outlet and offers a key link from Wembley High Road for people visiting Wembley Park and the Stadium.

The £130m contract also represents McAleer & Rushe’s third contract at Wembley Park and takes the overall contract spend with the contractor by Quintain to £212m.

Quintain CEO Angus Dodd said: “We are delighted to award this £130m contract to McAleer & Rushe who are doing an excellent job on the first phase of South West Lands.

“The award of this contract, which will deliver over 550 new homes, marks another important step in the delivery of Wembley Park as we continue its transformation into the UK’s most exciting mixed-use destination.”

McAleer & Rushe CEO Eamonn Laverty said: “Marking our largest contract to date, we are delighted to be here today celebrating the signing of the £130m deal for the second phase of South West Lands.

“This is our third contract with Quintain since 2016 and the project cements our partnership with them as a trusted member of their Main Contractors framework.”

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