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New store for Next opens at Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor

The new Next store at Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor, commenced trading recently. MSM Contracts are proud to have been involved as the design & build contractor on this construction project, costing approximately £1m and delivered within a 4-month programme.


This latest project represents the seventh construction project delivered by MSM in recent years at Bloomfield Shopping Centre & Retail Park. Our novated design team comprised WDR & RT Taggart and Semple & McKillop, with Bruce Shaw LLP acting as project manager on behalf of the client.


Construction works on this latest project involved:
– Stripping out, demolitions, structural alterations, construction of bases and raising floor levels within the existing retail unit, previously occupied by Hanna & Browne
– Construction of a double-height extension to provide a new two-storey retail unit for Next including planar glazing and facing brickwork to the front façade
– Remodelling of the shopping centre management suite at first floor level
– Formation of a new retail unit for Argento
– Minor site improvement works to front of new Next retail unit, including extra car parking spaces, construction of ramped & stepped accesses, paving and stainless steel glazed balustrading
– Provision of an additional 30nr car parking spaces adjacent to Smyths Toys


The Next retail unit was completed to a shell finish by MSM, with the shop fit-out carried out by a specialist fit-out contractor under a subsequent contract.