Sweet deal for partners

Sweet deal for partners

Redevelopment plans for the iconic former Terry’s chocolate factory site in York.

Yorkshire-based civil and structural engineering consultancy JPG has been appointed to advise on multi-million pound redevelopment plans for the iconic former Terry’s chocolate factory site in York.

The appointment follows recent announcements to progress development when property firms Henry Boot Developments and David Wilson Homes signed a joint deal to buy the 27-acre site on Bishopthorpe Road. The partnership plans to build 270 new homes alongside new offices, hotels and shops and recently secured critical planning consents to allow a start on site.

JPG has been recruited as a key partner for the construction processes and has been instrumental in the assembly of the tender team. It will oversee key feasibility assessments and deliver structural reports to support necessary demolition and listed building retention/ restoration requirements.

Chris Harding, director at JPG, said: “We are delighted to be retained as a key advisor for such a prestigious development. Of course with its famous heritage and valued aspects the site is not without its challenge.”