The firm driving forward the Bigg Market regeneration is poised to take forward a second landmark scheme in the North East.
North Shields based Historic Property Restoration (HPR) Limited has been working on the £3.2m revamp of Newcastle’s historic Bigg Market since May, as part of moves to bring it back to its glory days.
Now the firm has been appointed as principal contractor for the construction phase of a National Lottery-funded project at Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland.
The firm was appointed to the National Trust property following a Europe-wide procurement process.
Formerly the direct labour arm of English Heritage, the company now employs 65 people and has been involved in a number of high profile projects including work at Alnwick Castle, Fountains Abbey and Gateshead Old Town Hall.
Seaton Delaval Hall’s project manager Helen Nisbet said: “We’re delighted to have confirmed HPR Ltd for this work.
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