Builder boosted by Doncaster regeneration projects

Stewart Davenport, Lovell managing director.jpg
Stewart Davenport, Lovell managing director.jpg

Two of Doncaster’s major regeneration projects have contributed to profits announced by a major construction company.

Morgan Sindall Group, which owns Muse and Lovell, revealed half year results for the six months ending June 30, were up two per cent on the previous year at £1,019 million.

Muse Developments is building the Doncaster Civic and Cultural Quarter, while Lovell is working on the £12.6 million Six Streets regeneration scheme at Hyde Park, which involves building 123 new homes.

Lovell has also started construction on the first phase of ‘The Gables’ a 54-home residential development in the town centre, which also forms part of the CCQ.

Dan Needham, regional director for Muse Developments, said: “We’ve had a great start to the year, with construction beginning at: Sovereign Street in Leeds, Logic Leeds and the first phase of housing at Doncaster Civic and Cultural Quarter.” Lovell managing director Stewart Davenport, said: “Our strategic focus for this division is to continue building our presence in complex mixed-tenure regeneration schemes.