The West Bromwich-based company was awarded the contract by developer LPC Living Ltd, owned by the Pervaiz Naviede Family Trust, to build new basement and ground floor retail units 80-bedroom Travelodge hotel and 50-apartment building above.
The former brownfield site, near Hackney Central Railway Station, has undergone archaeological monitoring. The building will have a reinforced concrete basement, structural steel on the ground and lower floors, a lightweight frame on the upper floors, and a green roof. It will also include a large vehicle turntable. The project is due to be completed in March 2014.
Andy Elwell, managing director at Anglo Holt Construction, said: “This mixed-use development, comprising retail, residential and leisure, will be a real boost for Hackney. We are proud to continue our successful 13-year partnership with Travelodge by building its first hotel in the area.”
Simon Ashdown, director at LPC Living, said: “We’re delighted that construction has now commenced on this strategically important site. We believe the mix of retail, leisure and residential accommodation will be welcomed by residents and visitors to Hackney.”
Based in West Bromwich in the West Midlands, Anglo Holt has an annual turnover in excess of £50 million and employs around 100 people. Its objective is to guarantee to deliver quality, reliability and added value throughout the total process of design, construction, project management and cost management.