The Inner Temple has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine Special Projects as the main contractor for a multi-million pound redevelopment and refurbishment of its Treasury Building, Library and Hall, called Project Pegasus. This follows a competitive tender exercise.
The Temple area of the City is over 800 years old and has been the home of barristers for over 600 years. Over that time, the nature of the work at the Bar and that of the Inner Temple have changed considerably and the redevelopment will reflect that. In such an historically sensitive area of London, getting the right main contractor was crucial to the Inn. Sir Robert McAlpine Special Projects has specialist experience of prestigious and heritage buildings, having worked on projects such as the Elizabeth Tower, Kensington Palace Orangery, the Royal Albert Hall and the Courtauld Institute
Michael Coleman, Operations Director of Sir Robert McAlpine Special Projects, welcomed the news of the appointment by saying: