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Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Persimmon Homes has announced plans to build up to 700 homes and create over 1,600 jobs after acquiring the site a former factory site in Coventry.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has struck a deal with a real-estate investment firm to fund the delivery of 97 new private rental homes in Bath.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

National construction company Seddon could be in line for millions of pounds worth of work after a double framework win from Fusion21.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

New plans for the residential development of a former record factory in Hayes, west London, have been submitted.

Friday, 1 May 2015

Seismic changes are needed if any of the top political parties’ housing targets are to be met, said nationally renowned house-building expert Rosemary Edwards today.

Friday, 1 May 2015

Barr Construction took a big stride forward with the Ashton Gate rebuild successfully lifting the 106m Dolman Stand roof truss into place.

Friday, 1 May 2015

FORE Partnership, the pan-European real estate investment club for family offices and private investors, has begun development of a highly-sustainable, speculative office project by the River Thames in central London.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Australia’s construction sector is expected to decline over the next five years due to falling investment in energy and utilities infrastructure and industrial construction, despite the government investments in transport infrastructure and the flourishing housing market.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

There are only 43 family homes at an affordable price left in London – and one of them is a houseboat, according to Shelter. England as a whole has a mere 42,185.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

A council could order a developer to rebuild an historic pub brick-by-brick after it demolished the original building without planning permission.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

A building firm was fined £11,000 with costs of £7729 after a site manager dismantled scaffolding and later fell from it.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Housing weighs heavy on people’s minds, according a survey for Broadway Malyan, with a strong majority wanting to see more homes built, but a powerful resistance to building on green belt land.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The new national civil engineering and infrastructure framework for public works operated by Scape Group, and provided by Balfour Beatty, has received £200 million of enquiries in its first month.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

A new report on housebuilding has found that delivering more than 180,000 new homes a year is unachievable under current market conditions, according to the opinion of over two thirds of UK house builders.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

A millionaire property developer has admitted he should not have modernised a Grade II listed building in south Wales.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Mark Hewitt, a construction client from Birmingham, was fined £3000 and ordered to pay £1255.30 in costs at Sandwell Magistrates Court for failing to properly plan or manage construction work.

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Features

2015-05-20 11:03

Development of the £2.2 billion Nova, Victoria project, which will see a revolutionary change to the London Victoria area, is underway and has utilised unique and fabricated formwork systems

2015-05-20 10:56

Care homes have been a hot topic of late, with the quality of care and patient safety taking centre stage, says Steve Watts, regional director of building services at Patrick Parsons

2015-05-20 10:44

Stephen McCluskey, managing director at Which? Trusted Traders explains how Alternative Dispute Resolution can improve consumer confidence in your construction business

2015-04-22 14:30

Steven Kratsis looks at how to manage your risk factor across the lifecycle of a project

2015-04-22 14:18

We look at how a newly built primary school benefitted from an off the shelf approach to construction

2015-04-22 13:53

Is offsite construction the perfectly timed solution for the construction industry?

2015-04-22 13:47

Peter Vinden, looks at why HS2 is still failing to change public perceptions

2015-03-25 14:02

Stuart Thomson, public affairs consultant, and Dougal Ainsley, solicitor at Bircham Dyson Bell discuss the changing face of the procurement process

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