Battersea Power Station to appoint Mace as Phase 2 Construction Manager
Battersea Power Station Development Company has announced that Battersea Power Station has agreed to appoint Mace as Construction Manager for Phase 2 of the development, the Power Station - the completion of the work to the Grade II* listed iconic London landmark.Mace already has detailed knowledge of the project following its initial appointment on the Power Station in 2013 to complete the early preparatory works; it will now focus upon Stage 2 of the construction works being the completion of this iconic Grade-2* listed landmark building, returning it proudly to the London skyline.
As the cornerstone of the entire Battersea Power Station regeneration project, the Power Station will include 250 new retail, food and beverage units as well as a c.2,000 capacity events venue, a chimney lift experience, a six-acre park and riverside walk enabling the Power Station to be opened to the public to enjoy for the first time.
The Power Station building will also provide c.500,000 sq ft of new office space, will be home to Apple’s new London Campus, 254 new residential homes and a new garden square. The £9bn redevelopment of the 42-acre site includes a new tube station, new riverbus service, over 3 million sq ft of commercial space, including 1.25 million sq ft of office space and over 4000 homes.
Simon Jenner, Chief Operating Officer of Battersea Power Station Development Company, said:
“Mace joins the project with an outstanding track record of successful delivery of major construction projects in London, throughout the UK and internationally. Mace has presented a first-class team and I look forward to working with them as we continue to deliver this incredible project.
"This contract, combined with the recently awarded Construction Management contract for Phase 3 of the scheme, will deliver one of Europe’s largest urban regeneration schemes in recent history and is itself the largest single private building contract awarded in the UK.
"The whole of the Battersea team is very proud that the successful regeneration of the Battersea Power Station project overall, when complete, will inject £20billion into the UK economy and will create 20,000 new jobs."
Gareth Lewis, Chief Operating Officer for Construction at Mace, said:
“After working closely with the Battersea Power Station team during 2013 and 2014 on the engineering and the reconstruction of the Power Station’s distinctive chimneys, we are delighted to be awarded such a landmark project.
"The transformation of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's iconic listed building will be one of the most high profile and complex projects in Mace’s history; a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the regeneration of such a key part of London’s heritage. We are looking forward to working closely with the BPS integrated team to deliver a world-class regeneration scheme."
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