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Keys handed over for new Wallyford Primary

Construction on the new £18.9m Wallyford Primary is now complete and keys have been officially handed over to East Lothian Council by its development partner, Hub South East, and main contractor, Morrison Construction. Keys have been officially handed over to East...

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Public sector construction framework win for nmcn

nmcn (formerly North Midland Construction Plc) has been awarded a place on a prestigious framework creating improved efficiency in public sector construction.   The new Pagabo Medium Works Framework is a national framework specialising in public sector...

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Work begins to transform iconic Edinburgh sporting ground

Robertson has started work on the redevelopment of Raeburn Place, the Edinburgh sports ground which hosted the world’s first international rugby match.   The Raeburn Place Foundation, the charity responsible for the site, intends to transform the ground which is...

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Keller bridges the gap for major DC project

How do you lay foundations for buildings that will stretch over a busy interstate highway? You call the experts. As Washington DC’s largest construction project continues to take shape, we look at how Keller’s geotechnical knowhow has helped Capitol Crossing get off...

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LGA RESPONDS TO MHCLG RAPID REHOUSING PATHWAY FUNDING

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that 42 bids for the rapid rehousing pathway had been successful, Local Government Association Housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said:   “Funding for local authorities will help council efforts to try and tackle homelessness....

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PRIME BELFAST WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT SITE OFFERED FOR SALE

The Plater’s Yard development site located on Titanic Quarter’s waterfront has been offered for sale. The prime development site is adjacent to Northern Ireland’s premier visitor attraction, Titanic Belfast, and within a 10-minute walk of Belfast’s main retail...

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Isuzu D-Max triumphs in the 2019 What Van? Awards

Birmingham 14th December 2018 – The multi award-winning Isuzu D-Max has been awarded What Van? ‘Pick-up of the Year’ for the second consecutive year, a testimony to our ongoing desire to provide the best working pick-up for professionals. The Isuzu D-Max was awarded...

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UK new home registrations level with 2017, reports NHBC

The number of new homes registered to be built by the UK’s housebuilders in 2018 was in line with 2017 figures, according to NHBC’s annual new homes statistics. Overall, developers registered 159,617 new homes with NHBC over the year, a 0.5% decrease on the 160,396 in...

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Launch of new VolkerSmart Technologies website!

This week VolkerHighways launched a brand new website, showcasing its forward-thinking Smart Cities initiative, ‘VolkerSmart Technologies’. VolkerSmart Technologies helps towns and cities to digitally link their existing infrastructure, with technologies such as...

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Architects’ concerns over safety keep flame at bay

79% avoid using flame installations in their projects London, UK: 22nd January, 2018: Architects and designers have massive concerns about including flame in their designs — this is according to the latest industry research by Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation, the...

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The Guild takes centre stage at conference

The Guild Annual Conference 2019 was an outstanding success with record numbers of Members in attendance. Almost 450 Members from across the UK attended the conference, which was held at the QEII Centre in Westminster, London on 17 January 2019.   The agenda of...

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Could you be Transport for London’s next apprentice?

Transport for London is on the lookout for more than 130 new apprentices There are a range of schemes on offer, including degree apprenticeship and two new programmes in Building Services and Vehicle Maintenance Since 2009, Transport for London, Crossrail, their...

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