Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.
Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance
Paul Smith, Group Commercial Director, Colchester Commercial Holdings Ltd, added: “We welcome the start of this first major phase of construction work at CNGS and look forward to working with Breheny who have an outstanding track record in civil engineering projects of this scale.
“This development will put Colchester firmly on the region’s map as an outstanding location to live and do business and we are working closely with our partners from the private and public sectors to bring it to fruition.”
Development of Colchester Northern Gateway – South follows the start of works at Colchester northern Gateway – North, where the Northern Gateway Sports Park is now in development. The 76-acre sports and leisure facility will feature a multi-use sports centre with indoor cricket, fitness suite, exercise and spin studios, a café and meeting rooms; a 1-mile floodlit, cycle track; new state-of-the-art rugby facilities, two all-weather pitches, additional grass pitches and an archery range.
John Breheny, Chairman of Breheny said: “We are looking forward to working collaboratively with the team on the CNGS project to help benefit the local community.”
For further information visit: www.northerngatewaycolchester.co.uk/breheny-contract