Work continues here in Fitzrovia with the fourth of the six tower cranes being erected in October. Whilst Sir Robert McAlpine’s subcontractors McGee are nearing the end of their works on site and their numbers are decreasing, the reinforced concrete frame contractor and the logistics contractor have both increased their personnel and the site workforce has increased to around 250 people on site daily.
Site activity continues as London’s summer of sport draws to a close
As the curtain comes down on a sensational summer of sport in London, work continues apace with the third of six tower cranes being erected this September. Whilst Sir Robert McAlpine have not added to the number of subcontract companies on site, the site team is starting to increase in numbers with around 150 people on site daily. Site activity is concentrating on excavation and the removal of excavated material and the preparation of crane bases.
First crane arrives at Fitzroy Place
With the focus of the world very much on East London, this month work continues here in Fitzrovia with the first two of the six tower cranes being erected in August.
While Sir Robert McAlpine’s subcontractors McGee continue with the earth works package, two new contractors have come on board: PC Harrington, who will be looking after the Reinforced Concrete (RC) Frame contract and Camden-based Clipfine who have been appointed as the Logistics contractor.
Site activity continues to concentrate on site establishment and excavation.
Sir Robert McAlpine take possession of site as London prepares for the Olympics
Last month we announced the appointment of our Principal Contractor for the Fitzroy Place development and we are pleased to confirm that Sir Robert McAlpine (SRM) have taken possession of the site from 2 July; McGee will remain on site as SRM’s subcontractor until December 2012.
Sir Robert McAlpine appointed as main contractor to build Fitzroy Place
As we continue our work through the month of June, the Fitzroy Place development has reached a key milestone. We are extremely pleased to announce that the renowned and respected British family-owned contractor Sir Robert McAlpine Limited has been awarded the main construction contract to build the entire Fitzroy Place development in one phase. They will be taking possession of the site in the first week of July.