NEXT at Abbey Centre

Location: Newtownabbey,Co. Antrim

The redevelopment of NEXT at Abbey Centre Shopping Centre resulted in a new 40,000sqft retail unit over two floors along with storage at basement level.

The works required demolitions, alterations, re-roofing works, refurbishment works, upgrading of the shell and services installations, demolition of the existing Mall Entrance along with adjacent retail units 46-50, as well as the new build extensions.

Associated alteration works to mall areas included amendments to the steelwork of the expansive atrium rooflight, provision of new rooflight, removal & replacement of suspended ceiling system and general re-decoration including upgrading of M&E services.

External works included provision of a service yard canopy at unit 52, re-surfacing and re-lining of carparks along with re-alignment of pedestrian footpaths. An additional car-park area was provided along with associated pedestrian & vehicular barriers, kerbing & dwarf walls, surfacing & white-lining and adjacent top-soiling & landscaping.