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Construction work kicks off at £200m Haymarket development

January 31 2014

Construction work kicks off at £200m Haymarket development
Construction work has commenced on a £200m development adjacent to Haymarket Station which will ultimately play host to commercial accommodation, leisure space, a 165 bed hotel and underground car park.

Preparatory work on railway tunnels beneath the four-acre site is now underway  and is expected to take a year to complete and will run in tandem with an archaeological dig on the site of an existing car park.

Interserve development director, David Westwater, said: “This agreement with Network Rail to start work on the site represents a significant milestone for one of Edinburgh’s last remaining gap sites.

“We are looking forward to completing the underground works during 2014, allowing for above-ground construction to start in early 2015.

Commissioned by Interserve and Tiger Developments the first phase of the Richard Murphy designed scheme is scheduled to complete in 2016.

1 Comment

#1 Posted by pleasantfield on 3 Feb 2014 at 13:35 PM
More go anywhere architecture .No sense of place, no rhythm in the street scene and trees shown far too close to the building on a north elevation where they will supposedly flourish shaded from sunlight. Super stuff , another real triumph.

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