Miller Knight were appointed to carry out the structural and passive fire protection works at the Time Square development in Warrington.

Warrington Borough Council awarded VINCI Construction the £69 million contract as part of the £107 million redevelopment of Warrington Town Centre. When completed, the scheme known as Time Square, will provide a new family-friendly shopping, restaurant and leisure experience.

This design and build project for a mixed-use development project involves a major transformation of Warrington Town Centre, delivered in a phased and live operational city centre environment. The project has multiple work streams:

  • Construction of a new enhanced shell, 2500 seat 13 screen cinema complex for Cineworld with retail / restaurant units below at ground and mezzanine level, with service yard and carpark to the rear.
  • A new 100,000 ft2, four storey office block comprising shell / core construction with both Category ‘A’ and ‘B’ fit-out works.
  • Construction of a new permanent market hall with basement storage area, inclusive of service tunnel, ground floor and mezzanine retail space to provide circa 50,000 ft2 of lettable retail space.
  • Site wide infrastructure works including the construction of a new primary substation and the provision for both new and the diversion of existing utility services, new foul and surface water drainage
  • Creation of a high class public realm comprising hard / soft architectural works.
  • Demolition of existing buildings / structures, ground remediation, profiling of site contours and ancillary party wall works.

Vinci Construction

Scope of Works

Application of intumescent paint to structural steelwork, fire curtain encasement of columns, beams and windposts.

Contract Value



July 2018 - March 2020

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