Morgan Sindall has been selected as preferred bidder for the first phase of Hackney Council’s mixed-use community development, comprising of a new school and leisure centre.
The council estimates construction for the complete scheme will cost £90m, including £40m for the new leisure centre.
Hackney Council has signed a pre-construction services agreement with Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure. Work is expected to start on the new leisure centre in spring 2019 and on the school in summer 2019, subject to planning permission.
A second phase of the wider scheme is the construction of housing in blocks ranging from four to 25 storeys, to fund the development.
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Richard Dobson, Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure’s area director in London, said: “This is a key development for Hackney, which will play an important role in the regeneration of the area and deliver outstanding leisure and education facilities for people living in the borough.”