Work on Hopkins-designed scheme in Wembley regeneration area to start immediately
Skanska has won a contract from Brent council to build a civic centre designed by Hopkins Architects. The contract is valued at about £85m.
Covering a total area of about 40,000 m2, the centre in the Wembley regeneration area opposite WembleyStadium and Wembley Arena Square.
Brent council’s aspiration is to build the UK’s first ’Outstanding’ BREEAM rated public building. To achieve this, Skanska will incorporate elements such as a vegetable oil fired tri-generation unit, high performance facades, efficient building services, and rainwater recycling into the building.
The nine storey building will include accommodation for up to 2,000 staff and councillors and provide outstanding community facilities.
Work is scheduled to begin immediately, with completion set for December 2012.
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