The Manchester’s largest ever regeneration project developer, Far East Consortium (FEC), has appointed contractor CR Construction for development of Victoria Riverside tower. The three waterfront residential towers will be one of the first projects being brought forward being part of FEC and Manchester City Council’s Victoria North scheme, which will offer 4,000 new homes in the next 15 years.
The Victoria Riverside tower, will comprises of 128 new high-quality affordable homes, overlooking the Manchester’s new 113-acre City River Park. The new green area is now open to public consultation being part of plans under development for Victoria North’s Red Bank community.The appointment of CR Construction’s to Victoria Riverside will grow a significant social value for Manchester neighbourhoods, including a commitment to help local supply chains and area initiatives being driven by FEC within Victoria North.
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The commercial director at FEC, Anthony Payne stated: “We’re much delighted to start bringing to life the Victoria North vision starting with the Victoria Riverside tower. A landmark project that will bring more green living in Manchester city centre. The experience form CR Construction and 50-strong team of local enterprises no doubt stand us in a better stead for the delivery of our complex scheme at the centre of a fast-emerging neighbourhood.”
The MD at CR Construction (UK), Mark Peatfield added: “We are happy to have been appointed as the best preferred contractor to develop FEC’s Victoria Riverside development, as we look to much grow our portfolio in the city.” Far East Consortium is an internationally recognised developer that specialises in residential led mixed-use schemes and hotels, as well as its casino and car park operations in the whole mainland Europe. The consortium’s in-depth regional knowledge reveals how it can design, deliver and operate structures and communities in keeping with the specific needs and aspirations of the residents.