Chatham – Birmingham Post and Mail Building Redevelopment – City and Borough of Birmingham - Project Profile
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Chatham Billingham (P&M) Ltd (Chatham) is undertaking the Post and Mail Building Redevelopment project in Weaman Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, the UK.
The project involves the redevelopment of existing Birmingham’s Post & Mail offices in the city center and is being implemented in two phases.
The first phase includes the demolition of existing building to street level, and inserting new levels into the existing basement volume to create a 760 space car park with a two-story building above.
The second phase includes the construction of a 15-story building above the first phase of the project. It will involve construction of eight-story of class B1 office space of 26,077m2 area and seven-story of class 3 residential space comprising of 115 apartment units of 13,843m2 area.
In March 2011, Chatham has submitted a full planning application for the first phase of the project to the planning committee. The partial approvals were received in November 2011.
RWDI Anemos Ltd; WSP Environmental UK (review of baseline air quality); and Curtins Consulting (Desktop Ground Condition Study) were appointed as study contractors; Coles Grant & Jones as enabling contractor and Associated Architects as architect for the project.
In February 2012, Balfour Beatty, Bam Construct, Morgan Sindall, Skanska, Thomas Vale and Vinci have submitted bids for the US$31 million first phase.
In March 2012, Skanska, Balfour Beatty and Thomas Vale have each been invited to provide final clarification on tenders through a post-tender questionnaire.
In June 2012, Balfour Beatty Construction was appointed as EPC contractor for the first phase of the project.
McGee Group Ltd has been appointed as sub-contractor for the first phase. Ramboll has been appointed as the structural engineer.
Construction works on the first phase of the project completed in the fourth quarter of 2015.
In March 2016, Chatham applied for the planning permission to amend the second phase of the project.
In October 2016, Chatham has submitted the revised planning for approval for the second phase.
Planning activities are underway.
The project involves the redevelopment of existing Birmingham’s Post & Mail offices in West Midlands, the UK.
The US$145 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 760 space car park with a two-story building above
2. Construction of an eight-story of class B1 office space of 26,077m2
3. Construction of seven-story of class 3 residential space comprising of 115 apartment units of 13,843m2 area
4. Installation of elevators
5. Installation of the mechanical and electrical equipment
6. Installation of the safety and security systems