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RECOM Solutions appointed to complete apartments scheme


Six-storey development near O2 Apollo in Manchester will feature 45 apartments

RECOM Solutions appointed to complete apartments scheme


"We are delighted to be working with CERT on this project"
Jason McKnight



A stalled multi-million pound development of 45 apartments has been revived after RECOM Solutions was appointed as the main contractor to complete the project.

The six-storey SONA scheme, opposite the O2 Apollo in Ardwick, Manchester, is being delivered as a build-to-rent development comprising one, two and three-bedroomed apartments with extensive communal spaces for residents.

It is aimed at key workers and young professionals.

RECOM has been appointed by CERT Property, which acquired the partially-completed scheme in October 2020 from a consortium of private investors. Building work had stalled after the previous contractor suffered financial difficulties.

RECOM, which is based in Trafford Park, Greater Manchester, has experience of taking over distressed building projects and successfully completing them on time and within budget.

Director Jason McKnight said: “We are delighted to be working with CERT on this project. We have been undertaking a lot of due diligence on the original build and are collaboratively working with the design team to progress the project to completion.

“It is located at a prime site near the O2 Apollo and Manchester Royal Infirmary, and will be a fantastic asset for Ardwick.

“The project has been stalled for some time now and we are thrilled to be involved to bring it to completion.”

Stephen Oster, head of acquisitions and development at CERT, said: “With our previous contractor entering administration earlier this year, we took the opportunity to review and enhance the design of the project while working to appoint a first-class contractor in RECOM.

“The entire project team is working tirelessly to ensure SONA is delivered to its full potential, and we’re delighted to see this development firmly back on track.”

RECOM is initially undertaking external structural works and enabling works at the site, and is procuring works packages for other aspects of the development.

The project is due for completion by the end of 2022.

RECOM Solutions, which was founded in 2015 by directors Jason McKnight and Joseph Dillon, undertakes construction project management and main contracting work across a range of sectors, including healthcare, education, retail and leisure, commercial and residential. It also provides consultancy services to assist in the delivery of high-quality projects. These services include design, risk, quality, health and safety and sustainability alongside passive fire.

Clients include Barry’s Bootcamp, Pot Kettle Black, Urban Village Bars, KAMPUS, The Derwent Group, Fletcher Bond, the University of Manchester and the NHS.

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