More than 10,000t of structural steelwork will eventually be erected for the Trinity Square development in Gateshead, creating a regenerated town centre on the south bank of the River Tyne. Working on behalf of main contractor Bowmer & Kirkland, William Hare is fabricating, supplying and erecting the steelwork.
The project comprises of a 16,258m2 Tesco Extra store with 1,000 student residential units in five blocks mounted on its roof.
The £150M plus development by Spenhill, the regeneration subsidiary of Tesco, also includes 2,787m2 of office space, 45 retail units of various sizes and a primary care trust.
Project completion is scheduled for mid 2013.