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Supply chain collaboration, pressure to build quickly and skills shortage top list of productivity challenges for construction professionals

A lack of collaboration across the supply chain is the most common productivity challenge for construction industry professionals, according to new research from Etex. This is followed closely by a pressure to build quickly which 34% cited as detrimental to...

Britishvolt and Circulor enter strategic partnership to set new benchmark in carbon tracking for entire Gigaplant process

Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in lithium-ion battery cell technologies and associated R&D, has entered into a strategic partnership with Circulor, the leading provider of sustainable supply chain and dynamic CO2 traceability, to set a new benchmark in...

First homes to go on sale at new Saffron Walden development

The first homes at a new development in Saffron Walden will go on sale this winter. Bellway Essex will host a digital launch of its Poppy View development in winter ahead of the on-site launch next summer. Buyers who register their interest in the homes will receive...

THE CONDUIT OPENS TO MEMBERS AT COVENT GARDEN

The Mercers’ Company has today announced that The Conduit, a community committed to social, environmental, and economic change, has now opened its highly anticipated exclusive members space at 6 Langley Street, Covent Garden. Spanning six floors, The Conduit is a...

Network Rail and Transport for London bring step-free access to Hayes & Harlington station

Network Rail has completed upgrades at Hayes & Harlington station today (Tuesday 14 September) ahead of the Elizabeth line opening in the first half of 2022. It is the sixth TfL Rail station to be upgraded...

Gilbert-Ash returns to Scotland for ground-breaking 500-bedroom student hotel in Glasgow

Leading construction and fit out company, Gilbert-Ash has moved on site to commence work at a new 500-bedroom student hotel in the heart of Glasgow. The £50 million design and build contract will see the development of The Student Hotel (TSH) as part of a £300 million...

Breighmet affordable housing development welcomes first tenants

New homes form part of developer’s 600-plus affordable housing pipeline for Bolton A development of 69 affordable homes in Bolton has welcomed its first residents, as the new community reaches completion. Located on Withins Drive in Breighmet, the first 10 properties...

Balfour Beatty builds world’s first T-pylon

Balfour Beatty today announces that it has successfully built the world’s inaugural T-pylon on behalf of National Grid, representing the first new electricity pylon design in Great Britain for almost 100 years. The T-pylon is the first of 116 to be erected along the...

GODWIN DEVELOPMENTS SUBMITS OUTLINE PLANS FOR NEW HOMES IN SHEPSHED

NATIONAL residential and commercial developer Godwin Developments today announces that it has submitted outline plans for the creation of up to 50 new family homes on land south of Ashby Road Central, in the Leicestershire town of Shepshed. The proposed scheme, which...

SUCCESS IN SOUTH WEST IS LAUNCHPAD TO NATIONAL GROWTH FOR BURRINGTON

With a 450% increase in buyer enquiries for properties in Devon since the start of the pandemic, housing market activity in the South West is strong for Burrington Estates. Thanks to excellent sales, the Exeter based residential and commercial property business had a...
First homes to go on sale at new Saffron Walden development

First homes to go on sale at new Saffron Walden development

The first homes at a new development in Saffron Walden will go on sale this winter. Bellway Essex will host a digital launch of its Poppy View development in winter ahead of the on-site launch next summer. Buyers who register their interest in the homes will receive...

THE CONDUIT OPENS TO MEMBERS AT COVENT GARDEN

THE CONDUIT OPENS TO MEMBERS AT COVENT GARDEN

The Mercers’ Company has today announced that The Conduit, a community committed to social, environmental, and economic change, has now opened its highly anticipated exclusive members space at 6 Langley Street, Covent Garden. Spanning six floors, The Conduit is a...

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