Vermont Construction wins tower deal as part of Liverpool's £250mn Infinity project

By Laura Mullan
British construction firm, Vermont Construction, has won a contract to build the first tower of Liverpool’s Infinity project. The 27-story tower will...

British construction firm, Vermont Construction, has won a contract to build the first tower of Liverpool’s Infinity project.

The 27-story tower will be the first of three to make up the £250mn ($329.2mn) mixed-used development.

Rising to more than 400 ft, the first tower will comprise of 416 homes across 39 storeys.

The first tower is the smallest of three planned for the scheme, with the second and third towers expected to be 33 and 39 storeys respectively.

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Located close to Liverpool city centre in the UK, the first tower of the Infinity project will include 3,050 sqm of office and commercial space as well as 260 new apartments of varying sizes.

Developer Elliott Group described the Infinity Project as the largest single housing project in Liverpool, noting that the scheme will offer 1,002 apartments, 10, 000 sqm of commercial space as well as a luxury spa and gym.

“We looked at Vermont’s track record building towers in Liverpool and Salford Quays and it was clear that they had a firm grip on the issues posed by going tall,” said Elliot Group director Elliot Lawless.

“It’s good to be able to maintain our track record of working with a strong local supply chain. Building capacity in the sector will benefit the city overall.”

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