Designed by Manchester-based architects, MPSL, the houses have been built on a site overlooking Ordsall Park, and are made up of a mix of townhouses together with one, two and three bedroom apartments.
The preferred contractors have been split into two panels, one governing a term service contract for jobs up to £1m and a framework contract for works from £500,000- £4m.
The Bolton based contractor is one of the eight partners to undertake projects with a value of £500k to £4m over the four year framework.
The development in Everton Brow features a mix of two-bedroom houses and one-bedroom flats, located on a newly-created road called Yeoman Close.
After being successful at the North West awards in September 2016, the company was entered into the national final to compete against winners in other regions.
Bolton-based contractor Forrest constructed the homes in partnership with RBH to meet a clear housing need for two-bedroomed homes in the Kirkholt area.
The Bolton based contractor is one of the four partners to undertake projects with a value of £1m to £4m over the four year framework. The works called off in individual contracts will cover refurbishment and new build schemes for buildings in the University estate, including teaching spaces, public buildings and student accommodation.
The eight-storey building, directly off Great Ancoats street, features 111 buy-to-let high-specification one, two and three bed apartments, which have been sold entirely off-plan.
Forrest’s completion of phase one at X1 Eastbank is the first of three schemes the business will deliver for X1, in contracts totalling £55.5 million.
After winning the project following a competitive tender in May, Forrest has now completed an internal refurbishment of the University’s Liberty Building, which houses the Faculty of Law and Head of School’s office.