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Genr8 Delivers First Phase at Smithfield, Stoke-on-Trent.

Genr8 has completed the £55m first phase of the 1.2m sq ft masterplan for Smithfield Stoke-on-Trent with delivery of 1 & 2 Smithfield.

The two five-storey buildings provide 220,000 sq ft of Grade A offices and customer service hub for Stoke-on-Trent City Council, set amongst extensive new public realm including a central public square and a new pedestrian boulevard connecting the site to the surrounding city centre.

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Smithfield Phase I handed over.

Genr8 has handed over Smithfield Phase I to Stoke-on-Trent City Council. The development comprises 210,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation in two separate buildings. No.1 Smithfield houses the new city library and a modern customer hub from which the Council will deliver its primary services.

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‘Topping out’ celebrates city centre buildings boost.

Phase one of Stoke-on-Trent’s new Smithfield development celebrated a key milestone today with the “topping out” of the two buildings at the heart of the project.

In a nod to traditional topping out ceremonies, a branch from a yew tree was placed in to the concrete to bestow the building with good luck and ward off evil spirits. The yew tree will eventually be planted as part of the development’s green space.

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DEVELOPER Genr8 has started on site at the new Central Business District in Stoke-on-Trent.

In the first phase Genr8 is building 210,000 sq ft over two buildings which have been provided for occupation by the city council.

The scheme has been branded Smithfield, after the original Smithfield bottle works on the site, and is being marketed by Jones Lang LaSalle. It will also include a hotel, retail and leisure space...

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O’Rourke to build Potteries council offices.

Laing O’Rourke has won a £32.7m contract to build an office development that is expected to kick-start Stoke-on-Trent’s new Central Business District.

Work is starting on site this week.

Manchester-based Genr8 Developments has been granted planning consent for two major new office...

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