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Simons start work on John Lewis Chelmsford fit out

Simons Group, has begun work on the internal fit out of John Lewis Chelmsford, the anchor tenant of the city’s new Bond Street development.
Work will create a three storey shop, with associated warehouse and support areas, an external three storey plant platform, a third party restaurant and coffee shop, basement car parking, passenger lifts and escalators, along with packaged plant to speed up installation. The shop is part of Chelmsford’s Bond Street development which includes shops, restaurants and cinema complex which is being delivered by Aquila Developments. 

Tom Robinson, Chief Executive of Simons Group commented, “We are delighted to be working with John Lewis on its Chelmsford shop’s internal fit-out. This is a fantastic development, a welcome addition to the local area and we are thrilled to be involved. Having worked with John Lewis on numerous developments over the years and currently delivering their new Customer Delivery Hub in Leeds, we look forward to continuing to deliver the same impeccable quality for Chelmsford.“

Simon Clapham, John Lewis Development Programme Manager, commented: “The John Lewis store in Chelmsford is a location that we have been working hard to establish for the last few years and we are delighted that the construction works are well underway. Simons Construction have been successful in securing the fitting out works and we look forward to working with them over the next few months as we move forward towards the opening of the store.”

Community engagement will be high on the agenda throughout the works. As an associate member of the Considerate Constructor Scheme, Simons will work with John Lewis and the local community to ensure that any neighbours, and stakeholders are kept fully informed on progress .

For more information on the Bond Street Chelmsford, please take a look at the development’s page: http://www.bondstreetchelmsfor...

(CGI provided by Aquila Developments)

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