Major new projects for Torquay, Newport and Bristol won by HBG Construction's Western Region
London, 10 December 2007 - HBG Construction Western, which has offices based in Bristol, Exeter and Cardiff, has been awarded three major new projects.
Bristol - Civil Justice Centre
HBG has been appointed to design and build the new Bristol Civil Justice Centre which will provide 8500m2 of accommodation over six floors (plus basement) for Hanover Cube working with Scottish Widows. The contract is worth £23million the architects are Associated Architects and the quantity surveyors are Gleeds.
Torquay - Sladnor Park
HBG will design and build a new health care village complex for Richmond Care Villages. This includes a nine storey care building together with coach houses, lodges, landscaping, car parking and associated works. The architects are PRC Group and the Quantity surveyor is Nisbet LLP. The project is valued at £33 million.
Newport - University of Wales, Newport - Newport City Centre Campus
This is a design and build project for a new arts campus facility for the University. This includes a new five storey university teaching facility including car parking and infrastructure works which is adjacent to the River Usk, plus associated works. The architects are BDP and the QS is Edmond Shipway. The contract is valued at around £26 million.
Commenting on the new projects Steve Tapson, Regional Director for HBG Construction, said: 'These three projects collectively are worth over £80million and will provide communities in the South West of England with lasting value for health, justice and education. As a national company with a strong regional presence, HBG's projects not only make a difference to their communities but also provide significant local employment.'
'The Sladnor Park Care Village in Torquay is HBG's first project in the town which is very exciting for us. In Newport, we are proud to continue our work for a community in which we are currently refurbishing and extending the Kingsway Shopping Centre and developing its car park. And we are delighted to continue our association with Bristol's regeneration by building the new Civil Justice Centre. HBG commences work on the Museum of Bristol in February 2008. We look forward to delivering these exciting projects and to being a good partner and a considerate neighbour during their construction.'
Further information: Mark Slattery, HBG Corporate Communications Department, 020 8338 2341.