The City of London Corporation has formally appointed Mace to build a new £300m courthouse and police station in Fleet Street.
Mace’s appointment follows its completion of a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA).
The Salisbury Square Development will house a flagship legal facility for Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) and a new headquarters for the City of London Police.
With 18 courtrooms, the City of London Law Courts will combine all the Square Mile’s existing courts – except for the Old Bailey – into one building.
The scheme, designed by Eric Parry Architects, also includes a grade A commercial building and more public realm. Aecom, Avison Young and Buro Happold make up the professional and design teams with separate briefs for the project.
The development is on track for completion in 2026.
Gareth Lewis, Construction chief executive at Mace, said: “There is no doubt that the Salisbury Square Development will play a leading role in the future of the City of London – and in policing across the UK – and we are honoured to have been entrusted with its construction.”
Chris Hayward, City of London Corporation policy chairman, added: “The Salisbury Square Development will play a vital role in ensuring we adapt to the changing demands on policing and delivering justice, supporting the UK economy and helping attract international business.
“It will also have a transformative impact on the local area and we look forward to working with Mace to deliver the project.”
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