Programme Update: September 2018

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September 2018


September should see the completion of these phased works.


In September, the steel frame will continue south,completing the skeleton of the building and the continued decking to the upper floors.

Northern end of the upper floors including roof will be completed.

Completion of the precast beams above the swimming pool.


Commencement of metal work, cladding and curtain wall to the external façade to the Northern end of the site.

Mechanical and Electrical

Commencement of the rain water outlets and associated pipework within the building in time for the winter months.

October 2018

October should see the completion of the steel frame and associated works as well as the upper floor slabs.

Continued progress of the external facade to North, East and West elevation to make the building weather tight.

Commencement of the internal works forming the internal walls and of the Mechanical and Electrical 1st fix. Commencement of the roof works.

Building Fact File

  • There are over 800 fire protection sprinkler heads being installed throughout the building!

Community Engagement

Recycling figures and local labour resourced displayed via community engagement board.

McLaren have chosen this year to sponsor one of the 50 snails being sculptured for Snailspace Brighton for charity, this is running from September 2018 through to November 2018.

Our Project Director Matt Keefe took part in a  charity bike ride.

Part of the McLaren team were also involved in the 10k South Coast run for charity supporting prostate cancer.

You Said, We Did!

Weekend noise – steel installation suspended weekend due to noise. McLaren adheres to the planning constraints.

Local and looking for work?

As one of the largest UK most successful privately owned businesses we have a vested interest in engaging with the local communities in which we work. We make every effort to support local workers, residents and the wider community.

Working alongside Considerate Constructors, we have developed a local employment initiative. If you hold a valid CSCS licence and would like to work on site, please call either:

Search on 01273 855021, Elliot Scott on 01293 817749 or Randstad on 01273 974829 to discuss future opportunities.

We are registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). The CCS is the national initiative set up by the industry to impose high standards within the construction industry. This means that we pride ourselves on complying with a Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements.

On site CCS contact details:

Dannika McCulloch: 03330 770921

Olivia King: 03330 585829

CCS Registration Number: ID 60156

Site operating hours

The current hours of operation agreed with Brighton & Hove Council are:

Monday to Friday: 8am – 6pm