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02Aug91 UK: INLAND REVENUE SCRAPS ALFRED MCALPINE'S DESIGN AND BUILD CONTRACT FOR ITS NOTTINGHAM HEADQUARTERS.

By Mark CourtThe Inland Revenue has scrapped Alfred McAlpine's £60 million design and build contract for its 40,000 sq m headquarters in Nottingham because the design caused a storm of protest.An architectural competition has now been announced, placing a major question mark over the future of design and build for public buildings.The construction contract for the winning design will go out to competitive tender next year.Alfred McAlpine, with architect Percy Thomas Partnership, ...

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