Cara Brickwork are have been awarded Masonry package on Phase 1 of Middlewood Locks for BCEGI.

The masonry package is worth over £4m and will start early May for and last for over a year.

Designed by architect, WCEC Group the 24-acre Middlewood Locks scheme which is a massive residential and commercial neighbourhood is located at the western gateway to Manchester’s central business district, is being developed by a three-way joint venture involving Scarborough Group International, Chinese property developer Hualing Group and Metro Holding, a Singapore-listed property development and investment group.

Phase 1 will see construction of 571 homes and shops, restaurants and extensive new public realm.

The full £700m Middlewood Locks scheme will deliver a new mixed-use neighbourhood, which, in total, will provide around 2,000 new homes and more than 750,000 sq ft of commercial development space, including offices, hotel, shops, restaurants, a convenience store and gym.

Joey Allen – Managing Director quoted:- “This has been a major contract award for the company with such a high profile development in Salford, Manchester which lasts over a year on Phase 1 alone, we have been informed it is the biggest development outside London and we are proud to be involved”
“This also gives us a great opportunity to give local people long term jobs and we are currently in talks with Salford Collage about employing 3 apprentices on this contract”