Contractors Shortlisted for UK Co-Operative Group HQ

3 August 2009 (Last Updated August 3rd, 2009 18:30)

The UK's Co-Operative Group has shortlisted four contractors to build its £95m Headquarters in Manchester, England. Construction companies Laing O'Rourke, BAM Construct, Robert McAlpine and Bovis Lend Lease have been selected for the first phase of a regeneration scheme. The 16-st

The UK's Co-Operative Group has shortlisted four contractors to build its £95m Headquarters in Manchester, England.

Construction companies Laing O'Rourke, BAM Construct, Robert McAlpine and Bovis Lend Lease have been selected for the first phase of a regeneration scheme.

The 16-storey, 320,000ft², located in the city's Northern Gateway area, will feature an atrium in the centre of the building.

Designed by 3D Reid with a consultant team that includes Buro Happold and Gardiner & Theobald, the new headquarters will be a mixed-use office, commercial and residential facility.

Work will commence in 2010 and is scheduled to be complete in 2012.