MC Construction expands HQ
The Salford contractor has doubled the size of its office with a £500,000 extension as it looks to grow staff numbers.
MC Construction’s contract delivery teams, quantity surveyors, contract managers and procurement specialists are based in the new space.
Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett cut the ribbon to officially open the extension at an event attended by around 80 guests.
David Lowe, managing director of MC Construction, said: “We’d outgrown our existing offices and required more space to accommodate increasing staff numbers.
“We consulted with staff about the plans for the new space, and a biophilic design was suggested. It is thought to be beneficial for people to have contact with nature in the workplace, as it improves productivity and job satisfaction.
“We’re thrilled with the new offices which, as well as providing a better working environment, improve communications through the open-plan layout.”
MC Construction has been based at its current site in Oldfield Road since 1984, when it relocated from Withington. The firm is on frameworks including Royal Mail, the University of Manchester, the Ministry of Justice, and Cheshire East and Salford Councils.
The company currently employs 63 staff and expects to increase its workforce to 80 by 2018. Earlier this month, it hired Russ Forshaw from Manchester Central as director of a new facilities services division.