Portrait of Achievement

Historical Projects, 2014-2016

From education institutions to mixed-used retail and entertainment complexes, and the New London Embassy, we proudly building Britain's future heritage.

  • Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne 2008–2015

    The redevelopment of Eldon Square, a major part of which was constructed by the company in the 1970s, has significantly improved Newcastle’s shopping and transport facilities.

    Delivered in phases, the scheme has updated and extended the landmark development, increasing its size to 120,000m² and making it one of the largest city centre schemes of its kind in the country. 

  • De Vere Gardens, London 2010–2015

    A further example of the high‑end, luxury residential schemes delivered by the company, De Vere Gardens provides 97 new homes in the highly sought‑after district of Kensington.

    The development incorporates retained Victorian façades and houses fitness and leisure amenities including a private leisure centre with a spa and a 25m pool.

  • Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow 2011-2014

    The new Reid Building provides an innovative and inspiring learning and teaching facility for Glasgow School of Art.

    Standing opposite the world‑famous Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, the five‑storey development houses a range of studio and exhibition spaces, teaching facilities and communal areas

  • Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester 2012-2014

    The company constructed a landmark new academic building and energy centre as part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Birley Fields development.

    Providing class‑leading teaching and learning facilities which act as an exemplar of urban sustainability, the project was awarded following the successful completion of the university’s Business School and Student Hub.

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  • Fitzroy Place, London 2012-2015

    The redevelopment of the former Middlesex Hospital site in Fitzrovia provides more than 230 luxury apartments along with office, retail and restaurant space in a prime central London location.

  • City of Glasgow College, Glasgow 2013-2017

    The single largest estates development in the college sector in Scotland, City of Glasgow College’s two new city centre campuses will together be capable of catering for 40,000 students and 1,200 staff.

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  • New London Embassy, London 2013-2016

    The US Department of State’s new London embassy is a key element in the regeneration of Nine Elms on the South Bank.

    The development is centred around an 11‑storey cube shaped ‘chancery’ building.

  • Priority School Building Programme, North East England 2013-2017

    The company is working to transform school life for thousands of pupils in the North East under contracts awarded as part of the Department for Education’s Priority School Building Programme.

  • Victoria Gate, Leeds 2014-2016

    The company continues to build on its impressive track record in the retail sector with the construction of this major addition to Leeds city centre.

    Set to accommodate some 42,000m2 of retail space, the scheme comprises a flagship department store, an elegant twin‑street arcade and a multi‑storey car park for up to 860 cars.

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  • WestQuay Watermark, Southampton 2015-2016

    Designed to create a dining and leisure destination in Southampton city centre, WestQuay Watermark will stand alongside the WestQuay shopping centre, which was constructed by the company in 2000. The scheme is the latest in a series of projects undertaken for Hammerson.

Our Portrait of Achievement

  1. Festive photograph of Glenfinnan Viaduct in the winter

    Historical Projects, 1869-1919

    07 Jan 1900

    From a mine chimney in 1869 to construction during the Great War, we have been building Britain's future heritage from our very first project.

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  2. Mulbery Harbour

    Historical Projects, 1919-1945

    06 Jan 1900

    From Wembley Stadium and The British Empire Exhibition to supporting the D-Day landings in Normandy, engineering excellence is at the heart of everything we do.

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  3. Cutty Srk Dry Dock

    Historical Projects, 1946-1970

    05 Jan 1900

    From iron and steelworks to power stations and motorways, we played our part in helping rebuild Britain's industrial strength after the Second World War.

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  4. O2 Arena on River Thames

    Historical Projects, 1972-1999

    04 Jan 1900

    From Sellafield to Canary Wharf, Hampden Park to the Millennium Dome, our projects changed landscapes across the length and breadth of Britain.

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  5. imperial war museum

    Historical Projects, 2000-2008

    03 Jan 1900

    From the Eden Project to the Emirates Stadium we overcome complex construction challenges to delivered some of the most Britain's iconic landmarks.

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  6. Marischal College

    Historical Projects, 2009-2013

    02 Jan 1900

    From the London Olympic Stadium to the M74 Completion in Glasgow, we played a significant role in shaping communities through infrastructure, leisure, and education projects.

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