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Willmott Dixon Scoops £55m Contract

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Willmott Dixon has scooped £55 million of work for Hertfordshire Constabulary.

The company has been appointed by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire to redevelop the existing headquarters building of Hertfordshire Constabulary in Stanborough, Welwyn Garden City. This will involve demolishing 11 of the 1960s-era buildings at the site to make way for a brand-new working environment for over 600 operational staff that will achieve a BREEAM Excellent for ultra-high sustainability standards.

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Procured via the SCAPE Construction framework, it also responds to new Policing working methods by providing agile space that addresses staff wellbeing and working needs, and is targeting WELL Platinum Certification, a major benchmark for advancing health and wellbeing within a single building.

The 9,000 square metre new headquarters will reduce the current Stanborough estate’s long-term running costs as well as provide a new home for services and departments based at the site including the Major Crime Unit, victim services and the dog unit, along with the senior leadership team and operational support staff.

Designed by Vincent & Gorbing Associates, work will complete in summer 2026 on the new headquarters.

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