Willmott Dixon has secured a contract to redevelop the existing headquarters building of Hertfordshire Constabulary in Stanborough, England, UK. 

The project, worth £55m ($69.43m), has been commissioned by the police and crime commissioner for Hertfordshire. 

Procured through the SCAPE Construction framework, the project is designed to reduce the long-term running costs of the Stanborough estate. 

SCAPE group chief executive Mark Robinson said: “The redevelopment of the headquarters of Hertfordshire Constabulary will provide a considerable boost to policing services in the area, bringing positive change and benefits to the local community.” 

It involves the demolition of 11 buildings from the 1960s to create a new, sustainable working environment for more than 600 staff. 

The updated 9,000m² headquarters will incorporate agile workspaces to support staff well-being and adapt to modern policing methods.  

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It will house various services, including a Major Crime Unit, victim services, a dog unit, as well as the senior leadership team and operational support staff. 

Vincent & Gorbing Associates are responsible for the design of the new headquarters. 

Work is expected to be completed by early 2026.  

The redevelopment aims to achieve a Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) ‘Excellent’ rating. 

It is also targeting WELL Platinum certification. 

Willmott North London and Northern Homes Counties managing director Stewart Brundell said: “This project follows on from our successful delivery of the Bedfordshire Police’s new custody suite.  

“The new HQ will provide Hertfordshire Constabulary’s people with a sustainable, flexible working environment which can be utilised for police and community groups as well.” 

In 2020, Willmott was selected by Bedfordshire Police for the construction of a £18m custody suite at its Kempston headquarters in the country. 

Additionally, the company was selected by Thames Valley Police as its preferred contractor to construct a forensics centre in Bicester, England, in February last year.