Works commence on H&M extension at Bluewater

Fashion brand, H&M are upsizing their current 25,000ft2 outlet at Bluewater to create a new 40,000ft2 statement store.

This complex and challenging project will see H&M continuing to trade out of their current lower trading floor whilst a new and extended upper floor and mezzanine is constructed within the existing MSU and above the busiest service yard at the Centre.

Full planning permission was obtained in December 2015 with major enabling services diversion works started immediately thereafter in advance of piling which has just commenced. The shell and core works are programmed to be complete by August 2016 for handover to H&M who aim to trade out of their new MSU for November 2016.

CNM are providing full structural engineering, below-ground drainage and retail delivery compliance monitoring duties for the Client, Land Securities and this follows CNM’s ongoing and successful previous involvement at the centre including the extended 30,00ft2 statement store for Topshop/Topman and the upsizing of Next to a new 44,000ft2 MSU.