Infrastructure project award

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Bondholder Rodgers Leask is celebrating after scooping the Infrastructure Project of the Year Award at the 2018 ProCon Leicestershire Awards ceremony for its project, the New Lubbesthorpe Sustainable Urban Extension in Northwest Leicester.

The awards celebrate excellence in Midlands Construction Projects.

The company has been involved with the project from the planning stage, providing civil, structural and environmental engineering services throughout, including infrastructure highway, drainage and SuDs strategies, detailed design and ground investigation works.

New Lubbesthorpe is a Sustainable Urban Extension in Northwest Leicestershire which covers an area of approximately 322 hectares.

Phase one, comprising primary infrastructure including over 4km of roads and drainage plus the first residential land parcels is now complete. Phase 2, covering 23 hectares is now well underway to create a district centre, further residential developments and the construction of the first of three new schools.

When fully completed, New Lubbesthorpe will feature 4,250 homes, a strategic employment park, two primary and one secondary school, mixed use district centres including retail units, health, leisure and community facilities, 75 acres of new woodland and 250 acres of open space and parkland.