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Empowering a sustainable future: Latest developments at the Castle Street Energy Centre

The Castle Street sustainable energy centre is at an exciting stage in its development with bespoke bronze cladding being applied to its facades.  The new building skin has been designed by LDN Architects as a subtly symbolic saltire and diamond pattern that...

Transpennine Route Upgrade launches new £175,000 community fund

The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) is giving local community groups, schools and charities the opportunity to apply for funding to improve local spaces and services along its 70-mile route. With billions of pounds being invested to transform rail travel between...

An insight into health and safety within construction

For years, the construction industry has constantly been promoting health and safety measures to make it a safer industry. If you go on to construction news sites, we can most definitely guarantee a new article covering a new incident… In a shocking report published...

Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA completes excavation of HS2’s Old Oak Common station box

After 3 years, HS2 has completed the excavation of the Old Oak Common station underground box – a vast structure big enough to accommodate the equivalent of 300 Olympic sized swimming pools HS2’s 1500th apprentice, Miguel, completed the excavation Balfour Beatty VINCI...

Balfour Beatty VINCI completes construction of huge piers for HS2’s “Bellingham Bridge”

Giant piers completed for the 150-metre-long HS2 superstructure which will take high-speed trains in and out of Birmingham. Dubbed the “Bellingham Bridge” by the team after England footballer Jude Bellingham – the bridge is designed to celebrate the area’s industrial...

Design & Build UK Report: Investment in social housing could boost economic by £50 Billion

One of the pressing issues in the UK is homelessness, and here at Design & Build UK we recognise that the issue is a complex and multifaceted concern that requires comprehensive and coordinated efforts from government, NGOs, charities, and the private sector to...

Iris Ceramica Group and Edison Next produce the world’s first ceramic slab with Green Hydrogen

- The test phase is underway for using a blend of green hydrogen and natural gas at the H2 Factory to verify that the technical characteristics and quality of the slabs remain unchanged- After the test phase, Edison Next will design and install the final system, a...

Water feature created to give ‘wow factor’ to development

A water feature has been created near the entrance of a Biddenham development, to give the collection of homes ‘a sense of arrival’. The fountain has been installed at Davidsons Homes Biddenham Park development near Bedford, adding more life and vibrancy to the area....

Willmott Dixon to deliver Cheadle College redevelopment

Willmott Dixon has been chosen via the Procure Partnerships Framework for a £27m campus redevelopment at Cheadle College. The news, which follows the company’s recent appointment on the £60m Bridgend College Town Centre redevelopment, will see it build a...

TfL partners with the Old Royal Naval College to offer discounted entry

TfL customers can save 30 per cent on entry to the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College when using the TfL network* until 17 November 2024 A must-visit cultural destination in the heart of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site One of the most...
Water feature created to give ‘wow factor’ to development

Water feature created to give ‘wow factor’ to development

A water feature has been created near the entrance of a Biddenham development, to give the collection of homes ‘a sense of arrival’. The fountain has been installed at Davidsons Homes Biddenham Park development near Bedford, adding more life and vibrancy to the area....

Willmott Dixon to deliver Cheadle College redevelopment

Willmott Dixon to deliver Cheadle College redevelopment

Willmott Dixon has been chosen via the Procure Partnerships Framework for a £27m campus redevelopment at Cheadle College. The news, which follows the company’s recent appointment on the £60m Bridgend College Town Centre redevelopment, will see it build a...

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