HBG Construction Ltd has been officially appointed to construct the new £90m Mann Island development in Liverpool city centre, for clients Neptune Developments and Countryside Properties. Work will start in September 2007 with full completion expected in December 2010.
Artist impression of Mann Island
Mann Island will offer Liverpool a link between the river Mersey and the city centre featuring public areas, cafes and restaurants, shops, exhibition space, 376 apartments and 13,000 m² of high quality commercial office space. The first apartments will be ready for occupation in the first quarter of 2009 offering stunning views of the world famous Liverpool waterfront.
Steve Parry, Managing Director of Neptune Developments, said: "Everything is moving on programme with Mann Island and we are delighted to welcome HBG Construction on board with this historic scheme. Mann Island has been described as the most important development site in Liverpool and we are all pleased to see work really getting underway."
John Grealis, Regional Director of Countryside Properties said: "We are delighted to have appointed HBG. They are now extremely busy procuring labour, plant and materials to make a start on site at the end of September, upon completion of the demolition works."
Steve Byrne, Director of HBG Construction Ltd, said: "We are delighted to be associated with this prestigious, landmark project. HBG has a strong presence in the North West and Liverpool and we are very much looking forward to starting construction work in early September."
Source: HBG UK / Royal Bam Group