The Rise Primesite

Problem jobs sealed CPUK’s fate, administrator says

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Dan Whelan

The Skelmersdale-based contractor fell into administration owing £11m to creditors because of the impact of Covid-19 and a string of "problem jobs", most notably Primesite Developments’ £40m The Rise scheme, which left CPUK with £3m of debt. 

Uclan Student Centre Tops Out

UcLan’s £60m student centre tops out

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Dan Whelan

The University of Central Lancashire’s 80,000 sq ft facility in Preston, part of a £200m masterplan, is due to complete next year, now main contractor Bowmer + Kirkland has finished the steel frame. 

Porsche Carnforth Site Caddick

Caddick to build £5m Porsche centre

Sarah Townsend

The construction firm has scooped the contract to design and build a 17,400 sq ft sales and maintenance centre for Porsche cars in Carnforth, Lancashire.

Matrix Park Hospital

Warden wins £8m Matrix Park hospital contract

Dan Whelan

The Preston-based construction firm has been selected to build a 24,000 sq ft hospital at the industrial park at Buckshaw Village in Chorley and is due to start work next month. 

SureStore

Triton wins £1.6m Wigan contract

Dan Whelan

The construction firm has been appointed to build a £4m facility in Wigan for self-storage provider SureStore, in what is expected to be the first of several collaborations between the companies. 

Frontier Park March 2020

Frontier Park nears final phase

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Chloé Vaughan

Developer Monte Blackburn's 1m sq ft industrial park is almost complete, with a planning application for the final 275,000 sq ft plot due for submission in September.

Blackpool Talbot Gateway Hotel CGI

Talbot Gateway phase two set for April start

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Dan Whelan

Blackpool’s Wilko store is due to be demolished in April to make way for an £18m extension to the tram network as part of Muse Developments and the council's Talbot Gateway regeneration project.