Construction News and Information
Design and Build UK MagazineAdvertise With Us

London’s The Foundry completed successfully

VolkerFitzpatrick recently completed a £23.5 million project to redevelop the centrepiece of a new mixed-use commercial development from AXA Real Estate and Bell Hammer, known as Assembly London. The two-stage design and build project included extensive structural...

read more

GROUND IS BROKEN AT NICKEL 28

Work is officially underway at Nickel 28 – a 261,000 sq.ft. distribution warehouse on the South Normanton Industrial Estate in Derbyshire – as joint venture partners, Richardsons Capital LLP and Thorngrove Land & Property Limited have broken ground on site. Winvic...

read more

New bridge opens across UK’s biggest road project

The A14 Integrated Delivery Team, comprised of Balfour Beatty, Skanska and Costain, has successfully completed the second of 34 bridges and main structures on the UK’s biggest road project. The newly opened bridge forms part of Highways England’s £1.5billion major...

read more

Bathurst Basin bridge brings the local community together

On 12 February 2018, VolkerLaser representatives joined MetroBus, Peter Mann, Director of Transport at Bristol City Council, and Councillor Mhairi Threlfall, Cabinet Member for Transport, to meet local residents and 'Friends of the Avon New Cut to tell them all about...

read more

Line speed improvements at Cannock

As part of the extensive programme of enhancements and renewals work to the London North Western and East Midlands route, VolkerRail; over the course of three consecutive weekends, has delivered track work for Network Rail to facilitate line speed improvements through...

read more

KELTBRAY BREAKS THE MOULD ON FEMALE STEM REPRESENTATIVES

In the UK, 12% of women in the construction industry are defined under the STEM classification. Specialist contractor, Keltbray Group, has two businesses that are breaking this mould. While 40% of Keltbray Remediation’s scientists, engineers or technicians are female,...

read more

NEW DEVELOPMENT OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ANERLEY

The doors have been opened to a new development offering the best of south London living in Anerley. Fairview New Homes is selling contemporary new 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments at Venue, its new development off William Booth Road, priced from £374,000. The...

read more

Balfour Beatty announces leadership upgrades in the US

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has announced two internal upgrades to its US Executive Leadership team. Leon Blondin will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer of the US Buildings Operations while John Rempe will assume the role of...

read more

£22,540 Raised for St Luke’s

After taking part in the Master Cutler’s Challenge 2016, Henry Boot Group of Companies formed a special relationship with St Luke’s, who were one of the benefactors that year. At the beginning of 2017 it was decided to make St Luke’s our Charity of the Year and begin...

read more

Planning Stage – Energy & Sustainability Statements

An energy or sustainability statement is a report document that confirms a development will meet and how it will meet any regional set energy targets or sustainability policies.  The document is used to support planning applications as evidence and to aid a successful...

read more

FORS Gold accreditation

Mulalley recently achieved FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Gold accreditation for the second time, and has been FORS accredited since 2013. FORS is a best practice fleet standard, focusing on safety, efficiency and environmental performance. Of over 4,600...

read more

Board changes at Telford Homes

Further to the announcement issued on 11 October 2017, Telford Homes Plc (AIM: TEF), the residential property developer focused on non-prime London, is pleased to announce that Jerome Geoghegan has joined the Board of Telford Homes as Group Land and Planning Director,...

read more

Two new senior hires for Mitie Ireland

Mitie Ireland today announces that it has appointed Gareth Fanning as Business Development Director and Stephen Connolly as People Director. These appointments further bolster the breadth of experience in Mitie’s Executive Team in Ireland. Gareth joins Mitie as...

read more

Tree Works at Elms Field

Preparations for the regeneration of Elms Field are continuing with the undertaking of tree works on the site. McLaughlin & Harvey is carrying out a range of works over the next month, including setting up fencing to protect the retained trees during development,...

read more

Board Changes

Recent board changes have seen Alan Dunsmore being appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Adam Semple as Finance Director, both on a permanent basis, having held those roles on an interim basis since 28 March 2017. Ian Cochrane remains Chief Operating Officer and...

read more

Murphy acquires Carillion’s UK power business

J Murphy & Sons Limited has today [7/2/18] announced it has acquired Carillion’s UK power framework business for an undisclosed sum. The agreement means Murphy takes over Carillion’s position on National Grid’s electricity overhead lines, substation and underground...

read more

Community library gets kitchen makeover thanks to Mi-space

Volunteers and visitors at the Briton Ferry Community Library are celebrating getting a new look kitchen after staff from Mi-space donated their time and expertise to give the facility a complete makeover. The team from Mi-space, part of the Midas Group, along with...

read more

£3.2m innovation campus in North Ayrshire completes

Robertson Group has completed work on a major innovation campus in Ayrshire which aims to support businesses across the region. The second phase of Annickbank Innovation Campus in Irvine was delivered as part of a £3.2m project for North Ayrshire Council, with two...

read more

Subscribe to Design and Build UK’s Monthly Magazine and Supplements

If you would like to subscribe to our monthly magazine, Design and Build UK, please use the button below. For as long as you choose to subscribe you will receive a password each month at the provided email address for access to Design and Build UK’s online magazines and supplements and the postal address given during the checkout process will be used for delivery (if you would like to change this address please feel free to contact us). By subscribing to the print and/or digital versions of Design and Build UK you ensure you will never miss an issue of Design and Build UK and its related supplements for as long as your subscription is active.