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Robertson receives Gold award for investing in young people

--- Infrastructure firm hailed for ‘inspirational’ approach to employee experience ---   Infrastructure firm Robertson is celebrating a gold standard after receiving a prestigious industry award that cements its exemplary employee experience.   The business which has...

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Olympian Homes Awards RG Group Contract for Hume House

London-based Olympian Homes has appointed independently-owned construction specialist, RG Group as the main contractor on its student housing scheme, Hume House in Leeds, which is set to become one of the tallest buildings in England outside of London.   When...

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Maven Property exits investment in Hotel Indigo Glasgow

Sale of historic landmark building achieves £14.5 million through use of innovative structure Maven Property, the property arm of Maven Capital Partners, (“Maven”), has completed the £14.5 million sale of Hotel Indigo Glasgow (“the Hotel”), a four-star, 94-bedroom...

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VolkerStevin employees smash 10k Preston charity run

41 VolkerStevin employees undertook and completed the JD Gyms City of Preston 10k run, all in aid of the Baby Beat Appeal.  The route tested the runners’ endurance and agility, starting and finishing in the city centre, but taking in the steep hills at Avenham Park...

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NEW £2.5 MILLION VISITOR DESTINATION TO OPEN ON LOCH NESS

Restoration work has started at the site of a new multimillion-pound visitor destination on the banks of Loch Ness. Housed within the former Dochgarroch village hall, the new unique destination is due to open its doors in May 2019 and is poised to become a beacon of...

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Vivalda Welcomes Brokenshire Ban on Combustibles

Vivalda, the UK’s largest distributor and fabricator of architectural cladding systems, has welcomed the Government’s intention to ban the use of combustible materials on all high-rise developments. Announced by housing minister James Brokenshire at the Conservative...

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Go Jauntly scoops the Mayor’s Innovation prize

PN-136 Wayfinding app Go Jauntly wins TfL’s Active Travel Technology Challenge TfL is working to make London a city where people choose to walk and cycle more often, in line with the Mayor’s Transport Strategy Go Jauntly, a discovery and wayfinding app for walking,...

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BESA President issues project delivery warning

The President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that major construction and infrastructure projects will not be delivered unless the industry changes the way it works. Tim Hopkinson told association members and guests at the annual...

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ISG’s £70 million BTR boost for North West

ISG has been appointed by build-to-rent developer Brickland to deliver two major city centre residential schemes in the North West, with an overall construction value in excess of £70 million. The larger of the two projects is a circa £48 million, 363-apartment scheme...

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Uplift in London new home growth, reports NHBC

More than 13,700 new homes were registered to be built in the UK during August, according to the latest NHBC registration figures, with strong growth in London.   13,713 new homes were registered in August 2018, a 1% increase on the same month last year.  10,588 new...

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New route set to cut commuter journey times

Commuters travelling through the Midlands are set to benefit from a new multi-million-pound route announced today by Highways England. The new route linking the M54 to the M6 is set to slash up to 30 minutes off journeys for regular commuters each week. It promises to...

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Industry first for Network Rail IP signalling team

Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Signalling team has achieved an industry first, recording the highest ever score in an internationally recognised project management assessment. The Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3), run by...

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