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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Growth in the UK construction sector slowed further in December to its weakest pace in 17 months as the rate of expansion of housebuilding activity eased, a survey has shown.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The contract was awarded through a four year solid wall insulation framework managed by Efficiency East Midlands (EEM).

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The first phase of a £6.5m refurbishment at the University of Liverpool’s Melville Grove student residence has been completed following a design by Chester-based architectural, building surveying and planning consultancy practice, Cassidy + Ashton.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million in feasibility studies to explore new ways of increasing collaboration and improving the flow of information throughout the construction supply chain.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has been appointed to work on the second phase of St. Modwen’s regeneration of Longbridge.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

More than half (57%) of small and medium sized businesses in the construction sector are experiencing increased operating costs, and of that figure, 56% say it’s having a negative impact on their cash flow.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

A rare slowdown in new civil engineering projects and a pause in residential activity saw construction growth flatline in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest figures from industry analysts Glenigan.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Brentford Football Club and residential developer Willmott Dixon have signed a Development Agreement to deliver a new 20,000 capacity stadium at Lionel Road South, in Brentford, together with other community facilities, new homes and shops.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Communities looking to have their say over the future development of their local area will have access to more information thanks to a new guide to the planning system published today.

Monday, 5 January 2015

A new study has revealed that building work is considered to be the most annoying noise across the UK.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Measures to reduce unnecessary and confusing red tape for house builders and reforms to help protect tenants have been announced by communities minister Lord Tariq Ahmad in the department’s latest 6 monthly Statement of new regulation.

Friday, 2 January 2015

The New Year will bring new powers to make it quicker and easier for communities to create their own neighbourhood plan, says housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Plans to transform Old Oak Common in West London into a brand new part of the capital with up to 24,000 new homes and more than 55,000 jobs have moved another step closer.

Friday, 2 January 2015

A company director who ran an extensive landbanking scam through his three companies that misled members of the public into parting with at least £1.7 million for small plots of land of little value has been disqualified from being a company director for 14 years.

Friday, 2 January 2015

The Health and Safety executive’s deputy chief executive Kevin Myers has been recognised in 2015’s New Year’s Honours list.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Addressing the skills gap and improving the industry's image will be key for construction in 2015, says KPMG.

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