Aelia Duty Free,

London Luton Airport

Completed: April, 2014

Services: Cost Management, Project Management

Sector: Retail

Client: LaGardère

Monaghans provided Project and Cost Management for the fit out of the new London Luton Aelia duty free store, second hit store, and the arrivals store.

Successful delivery of the main duty free store has led to further appointments with the client at Luton Airport and elsewhere.


  • Delivery of the stores on time and on budget through value driven design management, tendering and strong post contract administration / change control
  • Management of challenging budget against a fluid design and shell conditions/requirements through experienced airport project management and cost management team
  • Detailed procurement tracking for whole project to enable transparent management of main contractor and direct suppliers / brands
  • Challenging shell building with numerous Landlord constraints including working hours, power limitations, access restrictions, roof plant deck, slab and roof strengthening  - Involved robust negotiation and liaison with landlord team throughout the project