CPUK secures £23m Liverpool construction contract
CPUK has been tasked with transformed a derelict site in Low Hill into 146 student flats and 286 private apartments.
The £23.4 million contract consists of the construction of a new seven storey mixed use development combining student accommodation, studios and clusters, residential studios and key worker apartments.The ground floor will provide an undercroft car park with communal services including a gymnasium, cinema, games room and laundry.
The first phase of the development, which comprises the student accommodation, is due to be completed this Autumn.The order from Liverpool-based developer Primesite, see CPUK's order book for 2019 stand at £98m across a dozen major projects.
Steve Burke, managing director of CPUK, said: “To have secured the largest contract in our 18 year history is something special. Liverpool is a city of opportunity right now and as a local business we are proud to be a part of its exciting future.“There are more than a dozen major schemes in the development pipeline worth more than £14 billion including a new police headquarters, a cruise liner terminal and a hotel in the Liverpool Echo newspaper building, plus major residential works like The Rise. “This contract represented a quick negotiation with the client to get on site as soon as possible and this is a vindication of the hard work all the team at CPUK has put in over the years."