Teanlowe Centre Redevelopment · Poulton-Le-Fylde
The centre, which has been partly demolished and rebuilt and partly refurbished, makes way for a new 35,200 sqft Booths Supermarket.
The first stage of the contract involved the demolition of the western part of the existing Teanlowe Centre with repairs and improvements made to the remainder of the centre, giving tenants fresh up-to-date retail units.
The works also involved an extension of the former Clark’s shoe shop into Market Place, to accommodate the relocated tenants.
Further works included new modern floor and ceiling finishes, and a new two storey glazed entrance at each end of the mall.
The final stage of this scheme involved the demolition of the western mall to make way for the new, stunning Booths store which includes a new café and almost doubles the size of their existing store in the town.
A key challenge on this project has been working within an operational retail centre and maintaining access for the general public and retail operators.
Eric Wright Construction worked closely with the existing retailers to phase the project to ensure minimum disruption for the retailers and shoppers. Alterations to the mall were undertaken out of hours at weekends and during evenings.
We liaised with the Council Highways division and agreed a phasing strategy plan which enabled us to maintain traffic flow around the town centre whilst undertaking major highway improvement works, creating a new road layout/by-pass as part of the scheme.
An archaeological investigation was also carried out during the contract.
Throughout the project we provided site newsletters in collaboration with the client and a noticeboard within the mall containing details on upcoming works, the overall scheme, architects impressions and relevant details.