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?

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.

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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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

Our people


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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.