FEB 01] CITY
CENTRE COMPANY NEWS
Glass Roof Arrives In
to install the glass roof that will cover the newly re-developed Lower
Precinct in Coventry city centre will start this week.
of the glass roof will start arriving this week. The whole shopping mall is to be
covered by the time the redevelopment work is completed in the autumn. The refurbished
shops will be ready for re-fitting in June.
delivery of the glass, which is so tough that people could walk on it,
should not get in the way of any vehicles or pedestrians in the city
Collard of the City Centre Company said:
delivery of the roof will take us another step nearer to the Lower
Precinct development taking shape.
to the city would have noticed the huge white frame supports which have
already been built to hold the glass roof sections in place.
sure visitors to the city will agree, that the development and
investment by Arrowcroft and Scottish Life, once completed will make a
huge improvement for shoppers in Coventry."
Evans, Project Manager for Costain Skanska said:
work on the development is running to schedule, with an anticipated
completion date of autumn this year.
erection of the glass roof will make a huge difference to how the
development looks and will allow us to continue the next stage of works
on the bottom and top floors of the development.
aim to have the shops available for shop fitting by June this year, this
will allow the new retail units to begin their preparation for the grand
opening in autumn."
to the city can get an idea of how the development will look when it is
finished by looking at the architect's drawings on display panels around
the building site.
are also regular updates at www.lowerprecinct.com