Campbell Square, Liverpool
“The relationship between the architectural and construction team has been excellent and productive. A notable feature of the scheme has been Cruden’s flexible response to the client need for change to certain elements within the scheme and managing a complex project within a confined site area.” - Brock Carmichael Architects.
Project: Campbell Square
Employer: The Beetham Organisation
Procurement Framework: Not applicable
Programme: 90 weeks
Works Description: Campbell Square is a mixed use scheme creating 1200m2 of commercial business space for bars, restaurants and other businesses and 3127m2 of prime office space, 128 residential apartments and a new public square.
The development occupies a site on lower Duke Street, bounded by Argyle Street, York Street and Duke Street, close to the Albert Dock within the Duke Street Conservation Area; later part of Liverpool’s historic ‘Ropewalks’.
The three acre site featured surviving 18th, 19th and early 20th century commercial and domestic buildings including five listed buildings, most notably the famous Docks Police Bridewell and the Ayrton Saunders Laboratory building.
The main commercial office space occupied a prime position facing Duke Street offering 3127m2 of space over five storeys, complete with basement car parking for 29 vehicles; with core services comprising two passenger lifts, air conditioning, raised access floors , revolving entrance door, disabled access provision to all suites, toilets to each floor and essential heating and electrical services.
One of the most exciting inner city regeneration projects completed in Liverpool in the last thirty years Campbell Square has created a unique community where people can live, work and visit in a safe and attractive environment.
Group Delivery Company: Cruden Construction Ltd