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FARRANS CONSTRUCTION BEGINS £10M TECHNICALLY COMPLEX WINE SOCIETY WAREHOUSE IN HERTFORDSHIRE

Leading building and civil engineering contractor Farrans Construction has commenced construction on a £10m technically complex warehouse in Hertfordshire for their client, The Wine Society. The building of Warehouse 5, the first extension to The Society’s cellar...

THE ONLY WAY IS UP: CLEGG FOOD PROJECTS CONSTRUCTING ‘WORLD’S BIGGEST’ VERTICAL FARM

THE CREATION of the ‘world’s biggest’ vertical farm will be overseen by leading specialist food and beverage contractor, Clegg Food Projects for Fischer Farms. Works are now well underway with Clegg Food Projects, appointed this summer as principal...

Is your soil suitable? Study raises questions over what’s inside what’s on sale

A study of topsoil in the UK has revealed serious concerns about the standard of the product on sale to the public across the country, with half found to be unsuitable for use in general purpose landscaping schemes and residential gardens. Independent research was...

DRIVING SCALABILITY THROUGH DEMAND FOR MMC

Industry experts have called for greater standardisation, collaboration and incentivisation to make Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) work at scale.  Specialists from law and finance have said that whilst MMC could be the sector's opportunity to cultivate a...

ED REYNOLDS’ BLOG SHARES VALUABLE INSIGHT FROM RECENT SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

Following the global focus on sustainability prompted by COP26, 300 public and private sector industry professionals recently came together to learn about how the built environment can do more and go further in their efforts towards net zero. Ed Reynolds, Midlands...

Work advances on new £8million Leeds gated community

Leeds-based developer, Priestley Homes, is nearing completion of Cliff Oaks, a brand-new, £8million gated community in Leeds. The developer has submitted plans to Leeds City Council for the fourth and final phase of the residential project, located on Fawcett Lane....

TfL starts work to transform Hammersmith gyratory for walking and cycling

Work will include a protected two-way cycle track on the north side of the Hammersmith gyratory and new signals for cyclists at junctions  The changes have been developed with Hammersmith & Fulham Council and will open a key link in a new 4.7km...

UPDATED PLANS FOR £100M RESORT LODGED WITH ANGUS COUNCIL

New designs for The Angus golf resort, hotel and spa to reflect world-class standard An updated masterplan for a £100m world-class golf resort, hotel and spa in the Angus countryside has been submitted to Angus Council for planning consent. The Angus represents one of...

Darwin Group delivers brand new Innovation Centre for Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Modular construction specialist Darwin Group has delivered a brand new Innovation Centre – scaling at 1,083 sq. m – for Stoke Mandeville Hospital, located in  Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Through the use of off-site construction techniques, Darwin Group...

RSK Group delighted to add leading tree surgery company Hi-Line to its growing business

RSK Group Ltd is delighted to announce the acquisition of the business and assets of Hi-Line Contractors S.W. Ltd., one of the UK’s leading tree surgery and management companies.  Southwest England-based Hi-Line is known for delivering...

DRIVING SCALABILITY THROUGH DEMAND FOR MMC

Industry experts have called for greater standardisation, collaboration and incentivisation to make Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) work at scale.  Specialists from law and finance have said that whilst MMC could be the sector's opportunity to cultivate a...

Work advances on new £8million Leeds gated community

Work advances on new £8million Leeds gated community

Leeds-based developer, Priestley Homes, is nearing completion of Cliff Oaks, a brand-new, £8million gated community in Leeds. The developer has submitted plans to Leeds City Council for the fourth and final phase of the residential project, located on Fawcett Lane....

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