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    Glass Futures Centre of Excellence breaks ground in St Helens

    Post Time:Feb 08,2022Classify:Industry NewsView:919

    Glass Futures, Network Space Developments, St Helens Borough Council, Liverpool City Region and MPs Marie Rimmer and Connor McGinn welcomed UKRI and BEIS to mark the ground-breaking of the Glass Futures Centre of Excellence.

    On the site with the piling rigs, from left to right: Cllr Gomez-Aspron, Bruce Adderley, Catherine Chivers, MP Conor McGinn, Kath O’Dwyer, Cllr David Baines, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, Richard Katz, MP Marie Rimmer, Lisa Harris, Cllr Richard McCauley

    The 165,000 square foot transformational global glass research and innovation facility is expected to be completed in January 2023. Network Space Developments (NSD) has appointed building contractor Bower & Kirkland to deliver the building at Saints Retail Park, occupying a site with links to the historic glass industry for which the town is famed.

    In front of the aerial image CGI of the development on the hordings around the construction site, from left to right: Steve Barnes NS, David Baker B+K, Bruce Adderley UKRI, Cllr McCauley, Conor McGinn MP, Richard Katz Glass Futures, Kath O’Dwyer St Helens, Cllr Baines, Cllr Gomez-Aspron, Marie Rimmer MP, Steve Rotheram LCR, Catherine Chilvers NS

    Led by Bowmer & Kirkland the Centre’s construction will bring a host of social and economic benefits to St Helens and the wider Liverpool City Region including commitments to local employment opportunities and apprenticeship hours.

    Source: glassonlineAuthor: shangyi

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