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Christmas Site closure times


We can confirm that the project will cease works at 6pm on Thursday 23rd of December 2021 for a full shutdown and will reopen on Tuesday 4th of January 2022. During the Christmas break, no work will be carried out on site, except for any emergency maintenance required as a result of adverse weather or other external factors.  Over this…

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Road closure Edward Street w/c 1st November


From Monday 1st November, essential utility gas and water connection works are taking place between Edward Street and the site at Edward Street Quarter and this will involve carriageway closures and the installation of temporary traffic lights either side of the site. The works are being carried out to allow for the final mechanical and electrical…

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Edward Street Quarter reaches highest point


Edward Street Quarter treated guests to rooftop sea views as Brighton’s newest neighbourhood celebrated reaching its highest point.  A topping out ceremony was held on top of its tallest building and visitors were given tours of the development, which will complete early next year. Edward Street Quarter’s highest point is just over 31m, and the six…

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Register for free training in basic construction


If you are interested in a career in construction and have no previous experience, get in touch with Simon at and he will be able to discuss options for free training in basic construction skills, CSCS card testing and Health and Safety NVQ Level 1. Don’t delay, do it today!

Christmas Shutdown on Edward Street Quarter


Last working day of the year: 23rd December 2020 First working day of the year: 4th January 2021 During this period, construction work will cease on site. We hope you have a fantastic Christmas and New Year! The McLaren Team

Images From Site


Edward Street Quarter Development

We have a new camera on site to capture the tremendous effort being put in by our own and the subcontractor teams. We will update our timelapse page soon, but for now, here are a few pictures.

Block E Topped Out


In October, building E was topped out, meaning all structural work has now been completed on this block, and the maximum height has been reached. Facade work will commence in the new year. Progress on other Blocks Building D and F (both build – to – rent and private sale units) are now well above…

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Career in construction beckons for lucky trainees


Eight trainees have taken their first step to a job in construction thanks to a course organised by Brighton’s newest destination, Edward Street Quarter. The course, in conjunction with McLaren Construction and Brighton & Hove City Council’s Economic Development Office and Youth Employability Service, aims to Career in construction beckons for lucky trainees help local…

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Sunday 18th October


Please note that we shall be have a small number of operatives on site this morning to carry out important safety works to the scaffolding to Block D (North East corner). We shall keep noise and activity to a minimum and will aim to complete these adaptions to the scaffold by 1300pm.