Caunton are working for main contractor McLaren Construction and major developer British Land on a £70 million development, the Giltbrook Retail Park, which is coincidentally and conveniently located only 2 miles from Caunton’s offices and works, near Nottingham. This expansion is the next stage of the development of a major site presently occupied by both a substantial IKEA store, and by NEXT and Decathlon outlets too.
The mixed-use retail and employment scheme is being developed by what is now Europe’s largest quoted Property Company, British Land, and expects to generate up to 1,000 jobs locally. The 240,000 sq ft site is creating 80,000 sq ft of employment units and 150,000 sq ft of retail area, which will in turn comprise three business units, fourteen shops and up to nine hundred parking spaces. Caunton are supplying the steel framing for what will be nine distinct buildings in all.