UK Case Studies

The Eden Project

St Austell, Cornwall

One of the most ambitious gardens ever conceived, the visionary Eden Project is a showcase for global bio-diversity and man’s relationship with plants. Built in a disused clay pit near St Austell, Cornwall, two huge biomes create a living theatre of plants and people. Three climatic zones... more

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot, Berkshire

The £200 million Ascot Racecourse redevelopment programme comprising of a unique grandstand, parade ring and refurbished listed buildings has reaffirmed Ascot's reputation as being one of the world's greatest racecourses. The redevelopment programme was completed within 18 months from... more

ExCel London: The London ExCel Exhibition Centre - Phase 2

Royal Victoria Dock, London E16

Located on 100 acres in the Docklands area of East London, ExCeL London has been extended to provide almost 100,000m2 of event space and hosts some of the biggest trade and consumer events in the UK. During 2008-2009 Manhole Covers Limited, in association with Sir Robert McAlpine and... more

Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York HQ - phase 3

Duke of York HQ, Turks Row, London SW3

This restored Georgian army barracks, home to the new Saatchi Gallery in London’s Chelsea, have won widespread praise from critics both at home in the UK and abroad.. In its new incarnation as the Saatchi Gallery, the renovated Duke of York’s Headquarters in Chelsea showcases works from... more

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Construction work at the new £35 million theatre in Aylesbury is now complete and audiences are set to enjoy some of the best acts in the UK performing at the 1,800-capacity venue. Willmott Dixon Construction recently completed the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre for Aylesbury Vale District... more

Renault Formula 1 Technical Centre

Enstone , Oxfordshire

Manhole Covers Limited was intermittently involved in the supply for the whole two-year duration of this prestigious project. The work has varied from new sub-stations, 125mm water mains to site from a mile away, silo bases, drainage, new building bases and associated services, car parks and paving... more