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About Construction

With UK roots going back over 100 years, Lendlease’s Construction business brings deep knowledge and capability to all that we do.

We are a trusted construction partner to many of the most respected private and public sector organisations in the UK. Stanhope, GPE, British Land, Manchester City Council, Birmingham City Council, the Ministry of Justice and Google are just a few of the many clients we are proud to have successfully collaborated with.

Whether a new build, a repurposed or reconstructed property, a heritage restoration or a multi-phased development, our clients trust us to drive delivery, deal with complexity, and provide strategic and long-term economic and social value with innovative and sustainable solutions.

Our Construction Consulting advisory and project management service enables our clients to take advantage of our deep pool of construction and development expertise, knowledge and innovation across the life cycle of their projects.

Why Lendlease construction?

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We use our integrated business model and global footprint to push technology and productivity boundaries. As developers we are uniquely placed to understand our clients' perspectives and to collaborate and progress ideas and innovations that will help them realise their ambitions.

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To create resilient places, we have set ambitious Mission Zero carbon reduction targets. To deliver these our UK construction team push Scope 1 & 2 emissions reduction initiatives as far as possible, before offsetting residual emissions annually to achieve Net Zero Carbon.

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We are here for the long term. Our projects stand the test of time for our clients. Our shared value partnerships benefit the local people and communities we work within. We aim to make a tangible difference wherever we operate to leave a lasting, positive impact.

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As an integrated global Development, Construction and Investment company our financial stability gives peace of mind. We complete projects on time, within budget and to the highest standards.

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We employ, train and invest in some of the brightest and best in the industry. Many of our leaders have built their careers at Lendlease. Our track record is why our clients come back to us time and again.

Our client projects

From major new office projects and mixed-use, multi-phased developments to repurposed, reconstructed or restored buildings, we create and deliver award winning construction solutions and outcomes for our UK clients. Innovative project management, specialist design and ground-breaking sustainability expertise is at the heart of what we do. Our aim is to always make a positive impact and add value to our clients' development ambitions. Explore some of our client projects.

Our integrated projects

Where two or more of our Construction, Development and Investment divisions engage on the same project, we pursue an integrated business model. This has led to the creation of major mixed-use regeneration projects such as Elephant Park and IQL in London, Smithfield in Birmingham and Potato Wharf in Manchester. Combining specialist expertise and experienced project management our integrated approach creates innovative and sustainable places that will stand the test of time. Explore some of our integrated projects.

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International Quarter, London (IQL)

Located at the gateway to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the heart of Stratford, IQL is a new, mixed-use development and inclusive innovation district with excellent transport connectivity.

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Elephant Park, London

Lendlease is working in partnership with Southwark Council to deliver a transformation project in the heart of Elephant & Castle, London. Elephant Park is set in a leafy park landscape, offering a unique
opportunity to be part of a new green vision for city living.

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Smithfield, Birmingham

Smithfield is a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a new community in the heart of Birmingham. The vision is to create a sustainable, green, and inclusive community with a new public square, improved transport connectivity, public parklands, and art space.

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Potato Wharf, Manchester

The latest phase of this integrated Lendlease residential development includes 191 apartments across two eight-storey buildings.

Sector expertise

Our sector focus puts our clients ahead with innovative and sustainable property solutions tailored to their needs.

Whether creating offices, homes, complex mixed use and social infrastructure or specialist projects such as: heritage restoration, government buildings, media or life science facilities, our deep sector and product knowledge delivers places that go beyond our client’s aspirations.

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Commercial & Offices
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Residential
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Public Sector
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Heritage
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Health, Sciences & Education
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Justice & Defence
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Media, Sport & Culture
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Crown Commercial Service Framework

Previously selected for both the Crown Commercial Service consulting framework and Lot 11 of the original CWAS framework we have now been appointed on Lot 5 of the CWAS2 public works framework. This covers UK public sector organisations with general construction project contracts of over £80m.

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Environmental Value

Early leaders in tackling industry climate change, sustainability is rooted in our DNA and integrated into all that we do. This makes us ideally placed to support our clients in achieving their own sustainability goals.

As a 1.5% aligned company, we aim to be net carbon zero by 2025 for scope 1 & 2 emissions and absolute zero carbon by 2040 across scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions with no offsets and no excuses. With initiatives already in place to eliminate fossil fuel emissions onsite and drive down embodied carbon, our construction business is well placed to help our clients achieve their own carbon targets too.

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Social Value

We believe in the communities we work in. Our aim is to deliver significant social impact. We over-deliver on S106 targets with a focus on local supply chains and employment programmes that support people facing major barriers in accessing and sustaining employment.

Our award-winning not-for-profit company, BeOnsite uniquely helps people facing challenges to get onto the job ladder and build a career within the built environment.

News & Insights

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12 December 2022
Lendlease wins contract for Martins Bank redevelopment

Lendlease Europe’s Construction business has been awarded the contract to deliver the refurbishment and restoration of the Grade II-listed Martins Bank Building in Liverpool.

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21 November 2022
Lendlease wins £180m contract for 2 Aldermanbury Square development

Lendlease Europe’s Construction business has been selected by GPE as preferred bidder for the redevelopment of 2 Aldermanbury Square, which when completed will provide over 300,000 square feet of commercial office space in the heart of the City of London.

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10 November 2022
Construction industry leaders join forces to tackle stagnant productivity

A group of leading businesses within the construction sector has joined forces to produce a
landmark publication aimed at combatting low productivity in the industry.

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21 April 2022
Lendlease's BeOnsite wins prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise

A social enterprise, which focuses on helping people from excluded groups find sustained employment in the property sector, has won a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of promoting opportunity through social mobility.

Our people

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Simon Gorski

Managing Director,
Construction, Europe

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Brian Briggs

Executive General Manager,
Urban and Regeneration

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David Cadiot

Executive General Manager,
UK Regions
Construction, Europe

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Claire Pettett

Executive General Manager,
London
Construction, Europe

Contacts

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Josh Randall

Director,
New Business London
Josh.Randall@Lendlease.com

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Alexis Brown

Business Development
Manager, UK Regions
Alexis.Brown@Lendlease.com

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Health & Safety

We are committed to the health and safety of all those who work on our sites. To look after our people, partners, supply chain, and all who interact with the sites we work on, our Global Minimum Requirements Framework assures consistently high standards across everything we do. Combining these with our continuing investment into the latest technology, empowers our people, helps them make good decisions, controls risk, and creates injury-free environments.

Our culture of care means we look out for ourselves and each other. It is essential that our people are physically safe and their mental wellbeing looked after.  Our employees are proud of our approach and how we prioritise safety across everything we do.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Actively inclusive in our approach, we challenge ways of working across our projects and sites. With our supply chain and the communities we work within we encourage and support equity and equality change to achieve fairer working practices for all. Supporting people who have difficulty getting onto the job ladder, our not-for-profit company BeOnsite has, through their social sustainability and inclusion model, created over 1,000 jobs for people who faced life challenges.