Victoria Gate

Client: Sir Robert McAlpine

Value: £4.7million
Location: Leeds
Contract Period: 18 months
Contract Type: Bespoke subcontract
In 2014 Sir Robert McApline was awarded the prestigious Victoria Gate Development in Leeds City Centre by Hammerson, the retail property developer.
 
Now complete, the Victoria Gate development in Leeds houses a flagship 21,000m² John Lewis store, a first for the city, along with an elegantly designed two-street arcade with 30 stores, restaurants, cafes and a casino. A multi-storey car park provides spaces for up to 800 cars.
 
Howard Civil Engineering Ltd were subsequently awarded the drainage and sub structure and super structure civils works.
 
Key constraints in the development of this city centre site have been it's prime city centre location, proximity to local businesses and working alongside other contractors, utilising every square metre of developable footprint of this valuable retail site.
 
The programming and sequencing of the various phases has been paramount.

Scope of Works

  • Excavation to expose piles and contiguous piled walls (7,000m3)
  • RC Foundations including pile caps and ground beams (2,000m3)
  • Reinforced Concrete structures including 5no. cores up to 6 storeys high with climbing formwork (800m3)
  • Reinforced concrete basement structure with RC walls (single & two sided)
  • Extensive temporary works scheme to support a Contiguous Piled Wall and capping beam
  • Suspended RC soffit works
  • Insitu concrete ground and upper floor slabs (4,800m3)
  • 750 tonnes rebar, 18,000m2 mesh
  • Drainage including Section 104 outfall works within the highway, cast iron products, pumping station, attenuation tanks
  • Services to cover the provision of utilities to the individual retail units

Victoria Gate opened its doors to the public in October 2016

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