Wates Construction wins £25m Cornerhouse contract

Published:  15 January, 2013

Wates Construction has the contract to build a new £25m city centre theatre, cinema and gallery in Manchester.

The scheme forms part of an £80m scheme based around First Street North, which is also set to include an outdoor performance area, a new public square, a 208-bed hotel, a 700-space multi-storey car park and up to ten new restaurants and cafŽs.

Construction is set to commence this month and complete next year.

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight


Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

At Arco, we are an industry specific recruitment consultancy, providing sales and managerial staff Nationwide to Merchants, Distributors and Manufacturers of Building Materials within the Construction Sales Sector. Priding ourselves on our unparalleled customer service and hard work, we offer a fresh, innovative and personal approach to recruitment specifically designed to meet our clients’ needs and candidates’ skills.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.