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Willmott Dixon brings in SES for Melton 2


Willmott Dixon has handed the SES Engineering Services the building services package on the construction of new offices for Humberside Police.SES will supply and install mechanical, electrical and plumbing services on the new £20m police operational support building on the Melton West business park, near Hull.This is the seventh blue-light subcontract that Willmott Dixon has handed to SES, part of Wates Group, in recent years.The three-storey building has been designed by architect Bond Bryan. Called Melton 2, it provides an additional 9,500 sqm alongside an existing police building, called Melton 1.The building has been designed to be energy efficient, with a high-performance envelope, air-source heat pumps for space heating and hot water, mechanical ventilation thermal heat recovery and solar panels. SES is set to start on site imminently and complete its programme of works in 36 weeks. The Melton facility is being delivered under a joint venture between Humberside Police Force and Melton West landowners Wykeland Group. Overall completion is expected in January 2022.