Mercer Scaffolding lands Leicester Square project

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Image credit: Edwardian Hotels

Mercer Scaffolding has been awarded the scaffolding and access package on a new £300m hotel development site in the heart of the West End of London.

Luxury hotel chain Edwardian Hotels London is developing a new 350 bedroom hotel and cinema complex in the heart of Leicester Square, London with a variety of leisure facilities and a mixture of bars and restaurants.

Once completed in 2020 The Leicester Square Hotel will have eight storeys above ground and six below ground. The building is designed to complement existing properties and will work as a series of independent but connected venues, as well as operating as a single entity for hosting major film premieres in the future.

Mercer Scaffolding Operations Manager, Adam Millgate said on Linkedin: “We are grateful to be handpicked by the client on this exciting project due to complete in 2020, the extensive design and consultation over the past 12 months has been exciting. Ben Beaumont and his team at 48.3 Scaffold Design Ltd have been busy in the background making this project possible”.

“Great work by our senior estimator Mitchell Rowland and the rest of the Mercer team to get this secured. We look forward to working with Julian Daniel and his team at Blue Sky Building”.