Balfour Beatty awarded £1.2m in Houndshill case
The High Court has awarded Balfour Beatty £1.2m in its row with developer Modus over the Houndshill shopping centre extension in Blackpool.
The High Court also ruled out a £2m counterclaim made by the developer. However, judge Justice Coulson said Modus's allegations regarding delays on site were definitely "triable". He said Modus might wish to launch a separate legal action to reclaim money under the complaints made in its counterclaim.
Modus and Balfour Beatty have been in conflict over the £100m extension and refurbishment of the centre since it reopened in August.
A spokesman for Balfour Beatty said the company was "satisfied with the court's decision."
Modus declined to comment.