Costain completes Parkway shopping centre in UK

10 November 2011 (Last Updated November 10th, 2011 18:30)

Construction firm Costain Group has completed the Parkway shopping centre for Standard Life Investments in the Berkshire town of Newbury, UK.

Construction firm Costain Group has completed the Parkway shopping centre for Standard Life Investments in the Berkshire town of Newbury, UK.

The 300,000ft2 centre includes a new Debenhams department store, as well as other retail stores.

The shopping centre will feature a 550-space shopper car park, 147 new apartments and 37 affordable homes.

The centre’s basement was built by removing 70,000m3 of material as well as securing a huge area from the high water table.

The apartments are expected to be handed over in phases in the summer of 2012.