Finley Structures Newsletter - Issue 18 - Page 4

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Durham city development is our record contract

It was another proud moment for Finley Structures after we were awarded the landmark Milburngate Development contract only a few miles from our works – and our largest project to date in terms of weight .

After a tremendous amount of hard work by our estimating and design team , our long-term partners Tolent awarded us the 3,200-tonne development in the heart of Durham City centre .
The project , when complete will feature an attractive mix of offices , apartments , bars , restaurants , a cinema , and a hotel to cover every need of those lucky enough to benefit from its build .
The hotel element of the project , built for international provider , Premier Inn , recently reached a significant milestone with the completion of the steel frame , right on planned schedule , in order for the following trades to complete the impressive fit-out process , due for completion in 2022 .
The remainder of the development ’ s structures form stand-alone blocks , sitting atop podium structures made from a mixture of Finley fabricated steelwork and in situ concrete .
These individual elements of work are also advancing to programme and the progress – visible from almost all corners of the city – show just how impressive this project ’ s size , scale and complexity are and how Finley Structures continue to overcome any obstacles encountered to ensure the smooth and timely hand over to follow on trades despite the challenges faced by the ever present Covid-19 pandemic .
Finley Structures and Tolent have worked together for almost 15 years , with our