Capital Building, Liverpool

The Capital Building commands the ideal location. At the heart of Liverpool’s dynamic new business community, it affords panoramic views of the city’s renowned World Heritage waterfront.

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The Project

Client – Downing Developments
Value – £8,300,000.00
Contractor – Downing Construction
Consultant – Abacus Consult

HE Simm were commissioned by Downing Construction to undertake the Design and Build MEP services to create 300,000 square feet of clean, green, modern office space, across 10 floors. This was to house 2,000 staff from the newly formed UK Border Agency (UKBA). HE Simm undertook both Cat A & Cat B Fit out on a Design and Build basis.

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Key Features

– Transformation of Liverpool’s largest office building, the former Royal Insurance  headquarters

– Transformation of Liverpool’s largest office building, the former Royal Insurance headquarters

– Total reconstruction of the internal layout to provide over 300,000 sq ft of Category A office space for the UKBA

– All works undertaken around existing ‘Live’ services

– Brought back to life one of Liverpool’s iconic buildings

– Completed on time, in budget and defect  free- Building includes secure areas, holding cells and blast proof areas

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