Laing O'Rourke Win Berkeley Residential Towers
Posted on: 20/04/2015

Laing O’Rourke has been confirmed for a £40m concrete package on Berkeley’s 250 City Road Towers.

The scheme, designed by Foster + Partners, is a substantial project including 995 new homes in two towers, one reaching 42-stories and the other 36. The mixed-use towers will be constructed on the northern part of the city and borough of Islington.

In addition to the two residential towers, the project will also involve the construction of a 190-bed four star hotel, a new gym, residents lounge and more than 4,000m2 of office space.

Piers Clanford, managing director at Berkeley Homes for north east London commented that “Laing O’Rourke started work on site in March 2015 and are due to complete in December 2017.

“Their contract includes the substructure and superstructure concrete frame package for Phase 1 which comprises of the construction of the basement, podium slab, 5 low rise blocks and the tallest building on the development, a 42-storey tower.”

This is an exciting win for Laing O’Rourke and will offer much work for them over the next couple of years.

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