McLaren to build £73m Intu Lakeside leisure scheme in UK
August 17, 2017 – McLaren Construction has won a contract from shopping centre owner Intu to build a 175,000 sq ft leisure extension to its Lakeside mall in Essex, UK.
The project will be anchored by a Nickelodeon-themed family entertainment centre and one a tenpin bowling venues.
Into regional managing director Rebecca Ryman said: “We’re investing millions at intu Lakeside to ensure that it can deliver one of the biggest and best shopping and leisure experiences in the country and it’s exciting to see our plans take shape with the appointment of McLaren Construction to build the first phase of the centre’s extension.
“It is going to provide a fantastic new space for leisure brands to flourish at intu Lakeside and create even more compelling reasons for families to enjoy a day out experience with us.”
McLaren Construction managing director of distribution and mixed use David Murphy said: “McLaren are pleased to be working collaboratively with intu on this exciting landmark project.
“The new brands will add an extra dimension to the shopping experience, creating a destination for families, shoppers and diners with attractions and events for day and evening visitors.”
McLaren Construction will start construction work this month. The project is scheduled to be opened in 2018.