Skanska bags £142m order to build mixed-use project in London
July 26, 2017 – Construction firm Skanska has secured a contract valued at SEK1.6bn (£142m) from Consolidated Developments to build the St Giles Circus project in the West End of London, UK.
Under the contract, Skanska will deliver the shell and core of the project, bringing together its design, piling and foundations, temporary works, construction and mechanical and electrical engineering services.
Additionally, the company will create a combination of retail, leisure and entertainment spaces, commercial offices and residential accommodation across four new buildings and a number of existing buildings.
The Heritage elements include a retained facade and the refurbishment of listed buildings, some dating back to 1666.
Construction on the project has already commenced and is scheduled to be completed during the first quarter of 2020.
Skanska has its European operations in building construction and civil engineering located in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the UK.
The firm develops commercial properties in select local markets in Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, and residential developments in Prague and Warsaw.