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McLaren Construction

McLaren Group
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McLaren Group

 McLaren Construction is an award winning contractor who has established an impressive reputation for consistent delivery of outstanding projects across all market sectors.

The firm specialise in new build, refurbishment and fit out projects for major blue chip customers and have done since their inception.

The firm strives for continuous improvement to enable them to develop robust and practical procedures, from inception to completion, that centre on delivering high quality solutions against challenging demands.

McLaren pride themselves on the high calibre and expertise of their team, and actively encourage creative engineering solutions that meet the complex needs of customers. Long term relationships with customers, consultants and supply chain are, they believe, the key to their success.

McLaren Construction is a division of McLaren Group; one of the UK’s most successful privately owned businesses, with over 480 employees and a turnover of £377.7 million last year.

This year the group have combined a number of successful project and planned consolidation, together with further strengthening of their senior management infrastructure. This internal restructuring allowed the firm to continue to grow strategically as they entered a new financial year.

The group has continued to enhance their profile and reputation in key market sectors including commercial offices, mixed use, retail, student accommodation, distribution, hotels and leisure, through securing workloads with both existing and new customers.

McLaren Construction has worked on a plethora of projects including the construction of 25-32 Chancery Lane, on behalf of Harrowwood Assets Limited. Located in the heart of London’s legal quarter, the new 100,000 square foot development will provide nine floors of modern office and retail accommodation behind the retained façade of the existing Lonsdale Chambers.

The demolition works included stripping out the original structure and associated temporary works to support the existing Chancery Lane and Breams Buildings façades, basement retaining walls, pavement vaults and party walls of adjacent properties.

The new development, comprising lower ground, ground and seven upper storeys, is a long span, steel framed building with concrete floor slabs cast on metal decking. Plant space is provided at lower ground, seventh floor and roof levels.

The remaining façade on Breams Building features curtain walling incorporating glazing and terracotta elements of blue, orange and white. From the fifth storey, the building is stepped back to create a number of roof terraces. The facades are fully glazed on all sides with glazed fins acting as solar shading.

External works to the site include repaving footpaths to Breams Building and Little Whites Alley and high level soft and hard landscaping to the roof terraces from the fifth storey upwards.

McLaren are also acting as the main contractor during the construction of The Cotton Building, in Manchester’s Spinningfields. The building, when finished, will be a significant and innovative property within the city’s business district comprising 160,000 square feet of commercial space and over 30,000 square feet of public amenity space.

The project is set to complete by April next year and will see two levels of basement with parking, gym and cycle facilities provided for those in the area. The ground floor of the building will provide a number of different uses, most notably a secure reception facility for tenants.

A business support centre, which will include seminar space, meeting rooms, exhibition facilities and breakout spaces, will serve tenants and the general public.

Levels one to six will comprise highly flexible commercial office space where multiple arrangements can be accommodated to meet the demands of tenants. Level seven will link to large south facing terraces and an upper mezzanine level via a double height space and feature staircases, maximising southerly vistas along Hardman Boulevard.

The upper mezzanine level also benefits from pocket corner terraces that increase amenity space and capture long distance views.




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