Rodgers Leask Appointed on Phase 2 of Major Scheme in Leicestershire


Rodgers Leask has been appointed to deliver civils engineering design to Phase 2 of New Lubbesthorpe.

The second phase of the ongoing development to build a new town and community in Northwest Leicestershire will incorporate a district centre and a 23 hectare residential development.

Involved from planning stage, Rodgers Leask has been providing civil, structural and environmental engineering services to the overall development which covers an area of approximately 322 hectares and will feature 4,250 homes, a strategic employment park, two primary and one secondary school, mixed-use district centres including retail units, health, leisure and community centres, 75 acres of new woodland, 250 acres of open space and park land and associated infrastructure and highway works.

Primary infrastructure including over 4km of roads and the first residential land phase are nearing completion; the 2km link road from the M1 into the development officially opened Summer 2017 and the first Primary School is currently in the design phase with construction due to commence in Spring 2018.