The Guinness Partnership has announced that construction work will soon commence at the McArthurs Yard site in Bristol, following the selection of Hill Group as main contractor.
Sitting vacant for the last 20 years, and purchased by The Guinness Partnership in June 2018, the harbourside site in Bristol’s historic docks is one of a few areas to remain undeveloped in that part of the city.
The scheme will provide 142 new-build homes for market sale, shared ownership, and social rent, as well as commercial space on the ground floor.
Hill Group has been handed possession of the site, with construction work set to begin in early summer.
Catriona Simons, chief executive of The Guinness Partnership, said: “We are delighted to be starting construction works at our McArthurs Yard site in Bristol.
“This development, which brings a long-derelict site back into use, will provide much needed, high-quality homes, and is part of our long-term commitment to building new homes and creating communities in Bristol and across the country.”
Andy Hill, chief executive of Hill Group, said: “We are extremely pleased to be working with Guinness on this exciting waterside project in Bristol.
“This is the first scheme that Hill has embarked on in this thriving city, and we are looking forward to delivering high-quality homes and commercial space in this historic harbourside location for current and future generations to enjoy for many years to come.”
Main image: A close-up imagining of the McArthurs Yard site redevelopment in Bristol
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