Legal & General announces that it has started construction of its flagship office building, The Lumen, at Newcastle Helix, as part of the initial £65 million it has invested in the site. This is the largest city centre office building, with private sector funding, to be constructed in the last decade.

A ground breaking ceremony was held today to mark this major milestone, bringing together business leaders and key politicians such as Nigel Wilson, Chief Executive of Legal & General and Cllr Ged Bell, Cabinet member for Employment at Newcastle City Council and Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council.

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