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Balfour Beatty lands luxury residential scheme in London

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been selected by Brockton Capital to deliver the new, luxury 60 Curzon Street residential scheme. Located in the heart of London’s exclusive Mayfair district, Balfour Beatty will draw on its experience in...

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Hyde New Homes – Making New Waves in Hove

On the 6th and 7th July, leading property developer Hyde New Homes is launched a stunning collection of affordable homes at its Hove development, New Wave. Adding to Hyde’s extensive collection of properties throughout the South East, New Wave offers a total of 18...

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Smart motorway work set to increase M62 capacity by a third

Construction work to increase the capacity of one of the North West’s busiest stretches of motorway by a third is due to start this weekend. Contractors for Highways England will begin work on the M62 near Eccles as part of a smart motorway project that will see an...

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Perkins+Will makes strategic hire to its London studio

LONDON, England – August 2018 – Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has appointed Jonathan Ross as Business Development and Marketing Director to join its London studio. Ross will utilise his experience to explore new opportunities in the UK and Europe...

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Building services workers secure 5% pay rise

Operatives across the building services contracting sector will receive salary increases of more than 5% by 2020, following the latest round of national wage negotiations between employers and the trade union Unite. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)...

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Half year financial rise for NM Group

NM Group (North Midland Construction Plc) has had a strong start to the year, with half year financial results showing a turnover of £160.86 million – an increase of 19 per cent (compared to H1 2017). Profits are also on the rise for the national engineering and...

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INNOVATION CHALLENGE SEEKS TRAM DRIVER SAFETY INVENTION

An exciting open innovation challenge has been launched to create a new safety device which can detect when a tram driver might be about to lose consciousness or focus due to illness or fatigue, and then notify the operations control centre. Spearheaded jointly by the...

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Homes With History Provide ‘Upside Down’ Living

With architectural detail influenced by the rich history of the site, surrounding Georgian townhouses and the nearby brewery, Carriage Court is a stunning residential development in the heart of Hertford town centre, recently unveiled by Go Homes.  Featuring a...

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Amey awarded gold for supporting the armed forces

Leading public services provider Amey has been awarded the MOD ‘Gold Award’ for showing outstanding support for the armed forces community. Amey won for employing veterans, supporting individuals transitioning out of the armed forces into a new career and providing...

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The House That Never Was – Yet!

Announced recently by Michael C L Hodgson is the sale Hwith - one of the North's finest country houses never yet built! This Alice-in-Wonderland contradiction is a remarkable opportunity near Sedbergh and Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria, which features exquisite formal and...

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Driving forward customer focussed delivery in Highways

Four million people use Highways England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN) each day. This is forecast to grow by a further 40% by 2040 with the cost of congestion expected to increase by 63% by 2030. Over the coming decades, both the SRN and local assets will require...

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ECA’s #Project18 roadshow a major success

ECA holds successful event series introducing changes to the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Thousands of contractors and installers attended ECA’s #Project18 roadshow events during July, to learn about the changes introduced within the 18th Edition of the IET...

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The heat is on and the spotlight is on construction

The Met office issues an Amber weather warning and tells Britons to “stay out of the sun”. As temperatures reach near record highs of 33.3C, and are predicted to rise further, it is important that the risks to the health of construction workers associated with hot...

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Sunshine lights up A38 in East Midlands

As England basks in a heatwave, the power of the sun is helping light the way for motorists in the East Midlands. Highways England has installed more than 4,500 innovative solar road studs that harness sunlight in the daytime and light up the road at night, helping...

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VolkerFitzpatrick completes warehouse facility for Logicor

Earlier this year, VolkerFitzpatrick’s building division completed the construction of a new 155,000ft2 warehouse facility for Logicor. The team was challenged with building the new warehouse unit, filling in the space between two existing facilities. As well as...

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Regen 2018 Conference Programme and Speakers Announced

Regen 2018, St. George's Hall, Liverpool.  7 – 8 November 2018 May we please introduce you to Regen 2018 – the 5th Annual free-to-attend Exhibition, Conference & Networking Event for the UK Regeneration Industry. I have attached more information re-exhibiting for your...

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