Willmott Dixon wins Stoke-on-Trent multi-storey car park contract

WCN Editorial Team 15 Jul 2021 EUROPE BUILDINGS

Construction services provider Willmott Dixon has secured a contract to construct a 730-space multi-storey car park in Stoke-on-Trent city centre in the UK.

The new seven-storey facility will include 112 bicycle spaces, 48 motorcycle parking bays, 42 lockers as well as an initial 12 electric vehicle charging points.

To be built beside Potteries Way, the new car park forms part of the £300m wider Smithfield development, which is a joint venture between Stoke-on-Trent City Council and developer Genr8 to create a new mixed-use district in the city.

Construction work on the new facility is scheduled to complete in summer 2022.

The city council is providing funding for the project and will also be responsible for operating the facility upon completion.

Recently, Willmott Dixon also constructed the new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and the neighbouring Clayworks apartments, which opened on the Smithfield site last year.

Stoke-on-Trent City Council regeneration cabinet support member Cllr James Smith said: “This is a significant milestone in the ongoing regeneration of the city centre. As Smithfield and the wider city centre area continue to grow and expand, it’s vital we have first class infrastructure like this multi-storey car park, with the ability to fit-out new electrical charging and emerging technologies, that will ultimately support what is on offer not just now but for generations to come.”

Last summer, Willmott Dixon handed over the 1,450 space Kings Dock Car Park to Liverpool City Council.

As part of an extensive regeneration of the area, the company was awarded a contract by Gateshead Council to construct a £22.9m 1,000-space multi-storey car park in the Baltic Quarter of Gateshead.


The new facility will include 112 bicycle spaces, 48 motorcycle parking bays, 42 lockers and an initial 12 electric vehicle charging points. Credit: Willmott Dixon.

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