McLaren Construction announce its appointment as main contractor for Cathedral Group’s mixed use regeneration scheme, Bromley South Central

The £90m (GDV) project consists of a landscaped public square, a 130 bedroom Premier Inn, 200 private and affordable apartments and 25,000 sq ft of retail and restaurant space at ground level, part of which has been pre-let to national chains Nandos, Prezzo and Las Iguanas. A B level underground basement will include a 400 space car park and nine screen multiplex cinema to be operated by Vue Cinema.

Bromley South Central will create 220 jobs in Bromley and inject at least £220m into the local economy over the next 10 years.

Phil Pringle, Managing Director, McLaren Construction commented: “This is a significant first project with the Cathedral Group and we are proud to be working on this regeneration scheme that will transform Bromley town centre. We look forward to working with Cathedral on Bromley South Central and establishing a long and successful relationship.”

Richard Upton, Chief Executive, Cathedral Group Plc commented: This scheme will be transformational for Bromley town centre, creating a real step-change in its fortunes for the people and businesses of Bromley. We are delighted to be working on our first project with McLaren and look forward to building out the scheme together.”

McLaren started on site in May and the development is scheduled for completion in Autumn 2015.