Our Projects

The Shard

Redefining the London skyline. The Shard stands at 310m tall and when the project began, no one in the UK had ever worked at that height before. Add to this a tight timescale of 38 months, and Mace was forced to re-think the basic principles of construction and use innovative techniques to deliver the project.

This included the first ever use of top-down construction for a core, the UK’s largest ever concrete pour, the UK’s first use of jump-lift construction, the first inclined hoist in the world, and the first crane to ever be supported on top of a slipform.

The Shard is now a world renowned landmark, home to some of the best offices, restaurants and hotel rooms in London - along with breathtaking views.

Coca-Cola London Eye

The London Eye is the tallest cantilevered observation wheel in the world and one of the most complex engineering projects in modern history.

The wheel was constructed to a demanding and complex schedule where we co-ordinated multiple work packages and developed unique and innovative solutions to create significant savings in time and cost.

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Our story started with a unique partnership. Alongside CH2M and Laing O'Rourke, we created the CLM delivery partner consortium to deliver the venues and infrastructure for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Together we designed and procured more than £5bn of work while achieving challenging sustainability, design, safety and training targets that set the programme apart and established new benchmarks for the industry, and for Olympic Games.

Gatwick Pier 6 Bridge and Taxiway

Gatwick Airport is the sixth busiest international airport in the world, and is the world’s busiest airport featuring a single runway operation.

The Pier 6 development at Gatwick was built as part of expansion plans to increase the capacity of the airport's North Terminal. Mace managed the construction of the new satellite building housing 11 aircraft stands, and a 197m long pier bridge linking it to the North Terminal building.

Birmingham New Street station refurbishment

Stations are increasingly becoming destinations in their own right, acting as a catalyst for inner city regeneration. Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central’s redevelopment has boosted daily passenger capacity from 170,000 to 240,000 as well as dramatically improving the overall passenger experience.

We spent seven years transforming one of Britain’s worst stations into one of its best by building a stunning, cathedral-like atrium that floods passengers with daylight.

Microsoft Retail

A historical space for a high-tech giant

Mace acted as a project manager and cost consultant on converting the Grade II listed building into a high-tech retail space for Microsoft.

This is one of the country’s most complex retail projects, where a historical building was transformed to accommodate cutting edge technology - much like Microsoft, a company making history by pushing the boundaries of innovation.

Coronation Street

Recreating the nation's favourite street.

Coronation Street is one of the UK’s most loved TV shows watched by over 9.5 million people each week.

After 51 years of producing the show in the same studios, they decided to move into a new purpose-built facility fit for the 21st century, with four studios, a studio support building housing actor, production and post-production facilities.

Tottenham Hotspur new stadium development

Mace’s construction of Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium has delivered one of the finest and most unique sporting venues in the world, with a 61,000-seat capacity and a retractable pitch.

By developing Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium, we have helped to create a major sports and entertainment landmark for visitors, the wider community, London and the UK.

Battersea Power Station - Phase 2

This complex project, that will open the building and riverside to the public for the first time, will see Battersea Power Station retain its unique historical features as it is given a new 21st century purpose.

Having worked on early preparatory works, including the rebuilding of the chimneys, Mace was well placed to take over in August 2017 as construction manager for Phase 2 of the redevelopment – transforming the Power Station, and building an energy centre and six acre public riverside park.

Tiffany&Co Diamond Delivery

In 2014, Mace was appointed to support Tiffany in its capital construction programme. Initially delivering cost management services in Canada, Mexico and the US, our offer soon expanded to include project management and grew geographically into Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Tiffany’s high-quality brand filters through to its stores, demanding the very finest locally sourced materials, skilled workmanship and well-managed programmes. Our project teams are embedded in Tiffany’s culture to fully understand their precise needs and expectations.

Manchester Royal Infirmary’s innovative transformation

This exciting renovation project will boost the facilities of the Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital (MRI) Emergency Department, increasing capacity, providing a more efficient layout, and meeting the evolving requirements of 21st century healthcare.

The project’s expanded and improved Emergency Department will include 10 resuscitation bays, 27 major cubicles and involve the creation of six new operating theatres, supporting the hospital’s expanding role as a regional centre for emergency, major trauma, vascular, head and neck cancer, liver, transplant and other specialist surgery.

Flying the flag for New Zealand

Auckland International Airport is the gateway to the nation’s booming tourism trade, with 75% of all international visitors welcomed through its doors.

With its international terminal home to 12,000 staff and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the airport’s smooth running is of maximum importance.

Brought aboard Auckland Airport’s management framework in early 2015, our people were appointed to provide project management services, which first involved design management for a number of major projects unfolding on site.

Expo 2020 Dubai - A first for the Middle East

The story of Expo 2020 Dubai involves the remarkable transformation of a 1,083-acre site into a location capable of hosting a 6-month long event, attended by over 24 million people. And the story doesn’t end there. Beyond the venue itself, the project’s legacy is one that continues to be written; leaving a lasting imprint on the region as well as for future generations to come.

For seven consecutive years, Mace worked alongside Jacobs in a joint venture (JV) to support the delivery of the infrastructure for the largest global event ever held in the Middle East: Expo 2020 Dubai.

Forming a partnership to deliver world-class research and healthcare

As one of the world’s leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, GSK’s success depends upon creating environments that stimulate vibrant and dynamic research as well as development, in order to bring new medicines, vaccines and other healthcare products to market safely and cost effectively.

World-class scientific and commercial facilities are absolutely essential for this. Our company's story with GSK began in 1998, where we were appointed to deliver their global UK-based headquarters - GSK House. The one million square foot development, was completed 30 months ahead of schedule, saving £60m and set new standards for construction delivery, safety and innovation.

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