Contractor will build £76m apartment blocks for client Knight Dragon

Greenwich Peninsula

Wates Construction has been appointed on a further scheme at Greenwich Peninsula, east London, by client Knight Dragon.

The contractor has been appointed to build a £76m appartment block, designed by architects Pilbrow & Partners, comprising a 32-storey tower with a seven-storey podium at its base, containing 269 private and affordable apartments. It is due to complete in spring 2017.

Mark Tant, managing director of Wates Construction, said: “This contract marks another milestone reached in this ambitious regeneration scheme and demonstrates our ability to deliver large-scale high-rise residential projects that add to the changing landscape of the capital.”