Capita Symonds Nominated for Two RICS Awards

5 May 2011

Two Capita Symonds projects have been nominated at the RICS North West Awards.

The Point, the new £12m hospitality and events facility at Lancashire County Cricket Club’s Old Trafford ground, was nominated in the ‘Tourism & Leisure’ category, while St Peter’s Square, Stockport, was nominated in the ‘Commercial’ category.

The Point is part of the first phase of the ground’s redevelopment which also includes a new outfield. A team from Capita Symonds provided civil, structural and geotechnical consultancy services on the first phase of the scheme on behalf of the main contractor Morgan Sindall.

Meanwhile, Capita Symonds provided cost management services on the £7.5m St Peter’s Square project in Stockport on behalf of BAM Properties Limited.

St Peter’s Square is a 57,000 sq ft office development on the site of the former Cannon Cinema in the centre of the town  It brings the first Grade A office building to the town centre where most of the existing stock is dated and expensive to maintain 1960s and 1970s vintage.

The building is part of wider plans to transform St Peter’s Square into a new public square and cultural quarter.

The landmark office building fronting the A6 features cutting edge design providing column free floor plate, restaurant/showroom space and car parking.

The awards take place on 12th May.