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H&J Martin Fit Out lands deal with World Duty Free at Belfast City Airport

H&J Martin Fit Out lands deal with World Duty Free at Belfast City Airport
Pictured L-R: David Lister (World Duty Free), Joanne Deighan (Belfast City Airport), Kevin O'Reilly and Nick Fletcher (H&J Martin)

H&J Martin Fit Out has been awarded an 8-week contract with new Client, World Duty Free, at George Best Belfast City Airport.

Works will consist of the provision of a retail space within a refurbished Departure Lounge and will be the first project that H&J Martin Fit Out will have completed for World Duty Free.

H&J Martin’s scope of works will include the installation of new flooring, mechanical and electrical, and all finished joinery within the scheme. The new space will be complete and open to passengers by early July 2018.

William Sproule, H&J Martin Fit Out Director, commented: “The team at H&J Martin Fit Out are delighted to have secured their first contract award with World Duty Free at our local Belfast City Airport. Our dedicated team is committed to providing the highest quality works within budget and to the highest safety standards.”

David Lister, World Duty Free, commented: “We are pleased to be working with H&J Martin Fit Out on this prestigious project. We require a high-quality finish to our stores and we appointed H&J Martin Fit Out after extensive vetting and a competitive tendering process and were impressed with their portfolio and professional approach to the contract.”

Joanne Deighan, Commercial Manager at Belfast City Airport, commented: “We are delighted H&J Martin Fit Out has been appointed to complete the refurbishment of World Duty Free in the airport.

“This work is part of a strategic £15m investment by the airport that will see the retail space in the Departure Lounge increase by more than 30% and food and beverage facilities expand by 25% with a broader choice for passengers.

“As a result of this significant capital expenditure, the customer journey through the airport will be further enhanced.

“World Duty Free is a longstanding partner of the airport and the newly refurbished unit will be at the heart of the Departure Lounge and ready for passengers to enjoy in July.”