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Caddick Construction Start on Site for Phase 2 of Gateway 36 Industrial Scheme, Barnsley

Caddick Construction has started work on Phase 2A of the Gateway 36 industrial scheme near Barnsley after been appointed by Eos Inc Ltd, part of the Harworth Group Plc. The £9.3 million contract initially covers Plots 1-3, as well as external yards, car parking,...

Nall Joins Senior Team at Watson Batty Architects

Watson Batty Architects has announced that Philippa Nall has joined its senior team as Associate Director at the Leeds studio.  The news follows the announcement of four senior promotions just a few months ago as the practice pursues growth throughout 2022. Nall...

Balfour Beatty Appoints UK Health, Safety and Environment Director

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces the appointment of Lee Hewitt as UK Health, Safety and Environment Director. Lee will take up his new role on 5 September, following Heather Bryant retiring on 18 November, having spent eight...

Artisan Real Estate Unveils UK-Wide Operational Restructure UK Property Director Clive Wilding Set for Retirement

 New Office Launch for the North of England and  Scotland Strengthens Regional Management Team  Artisan Real Estate is restructuring its UK-wide operations following the announcement that UK Property Director, Clive Wilding, is stepping away from the...

Green Light for Art Deco Inspired New Homes in Sidcup

Plans for the transformation of a former art deco cinema site in Sidcup into 31 apartments and a new gym have been given the go-ahead.  Montreaux Homes has received detailed planning approval from Bexley Council for the site located at 157 Station Road in Sidcup...

New Proposals Submitted for Leeds’ Yorkshire Post Site

On behalf of Urbanite, DLA Architecture and planning consultant Quod have submitted a new planning application for the prominent site that was formerly occupied by the Yorkshire Post in Leeds city centre. The highly visible landmark at the Wellington Street gateway to...

Keller Group Announces Three-Year Partnership With UNICEF

Keller’s Board recognises the continued global challenges faced by our communities and is therefore announcing a new three-year partnership with UNICEF, starting with a funding contribution of £250,000 in 2022 towards its Core Resources for Children. Kerry Porritt,...

Balfour Beatty Living Places Secures £176 Million Highways Maintenance Contract for Buckinghamshire Council

Balfour Beatty Living Places today announces that it has been awarded an eight-year, £176 million contract by Buckinghamshire Council for the maintenance of highways assets across the county. There is an option to extend the contract for a further four years. Balfour...

TfL Statement – TfL Funding Update

Transport for London (TfL) today issued the following update on Government funding Andy Byford, London's Transport Commissioner said: "Since keeping London moving through the darkest periods of the pandemic we have been making the case to Government that there...

Construction at Farnborough Airport Set to Take off

McLaughlin & Harvey has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of a new hangar at Farnborough Airport. Work on the hangar, the largest infrastructure project at the airport this century, is due to start in the coming weeks whilst the airport...
Nall Joins Senior Team at Watson Batty Architects

Nall Joins Senior Team at Watson Batty Architects

Watson Batty Architects has announced that Philippa Nall has joined its senior team as Associate Director at the Leeds studio.  The news follows the announcement of four senior promotions just a few months ago as the practice pursues growth throughout 2022. Nall...

Green Light for Art Deco Inspired New Homes in Sidcup

Green Light for Art Deco Inspired New Homes in Sidcup

Plans for the transformation of a former art deco cinema site in Sidcup into 31 apartments and a new gym have been given the go-ahead.  Montreaux Homes has received detailed planning approval from Bexley Council for the site located at 157 Station Road in Sidcup...

New Proposals Submitted for Leeds’ Yorkshire Post Site

New Proposals Submitted for Leeds’ Yorkshire Post Site

On behalf of Urbanite, DLA Architecture and planning consultant Quod have submitted a new planning application for the prominent site that was formerly occupied by the Yorkshire Post in Leeds city centre. The highly visible landmark at the Wellington Street gateway to...

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