A diverse range of projects, from data centres to civil engineering, is set to drive demand for construction in the South East over the next year.
New market analysis from Glenigan shows that construction is scheduled to commence on 13,428 high-value construction projects (valued at £250,000 or more) in the South East during the 12 months from August 2023,
With more than nine million people living in the region according to the Office for National Statistics, demand for data is high. This is driving a wave of projects that will get underway on-site in the next year.
CGI of a construction in the South East project for the Echelon LCY20 data centre
Tenders have been returned for the £200 million Echelon LCY20 (pictured), which is planned for Chesham in Buckinghamshire and will provide 30MW of data (Project ID: 21472016).
The Marketing to Contractors & Housebuilders feature (which is sponsored by South East Construction Expo) in the Sectors section of our Directory provides an overview of the sector, including
details of its various media channels and events, together with access to our downloadable database of those with responsibility for procurement at key firms.
MA24 was recently recruited for a £24 million data centre at Brughfield near Reading in Berkshire and will commence work in January according to Glenigan’s market research (Project ID: 20372329).
Procurement for the £252 million Cloud HQ data facility at Sutton Courtenay in Oxfordshire is at an earlier stage but construction should begin next summer (Project ID: 18203036).
A start has also been planned for next May for a £207.8 million data centre to be known as Court Lane and to be built at Iver in Buckinghamshire (Project ID: 22381404).
A large population is also driving improvements to travel infrastructure in the South East and a number of major civil engineering schemes are at various stages in the procurement pipeline.
Tenders have been returned to Kent County Council for a proposed £41.6 million …
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