London & Continental Railways has chosen Wates as main contractor for a £150m design and build new office building at Axis Square in Birmingham.
The 1m sq ft office scheme will include four major office blocks on a city centre site located opposite the Mailbox building in the city.
Wates Construction has been awarded a pre-construction services contract for Phase 1 of the development, which will consist of the design and construction of Building 1, . on the site, a 200,000 sq ft block rising to 13 storeys.Under the terms of the deal, Wates will develop a 210,000 sq ft office project on Holliday Street rising to nine stories. The contract will also include delivering both the design and construction of Building 4 on the site, a 200,000 sq ft block rising to 13 storeys.
Later phases will see further buildings with commercial, leisure and retail space and a new public square, designed to transform the area and connect the quarter with surrounding developments.
Wates Construction will be at FinditinBirmingham's next meet the buyer event on Thursday 12 July at the Council House. See our events listing for more details.