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Thursday, 3 April 2014

Ealing Council in London has approved plans for the third phase of the Acton Gardens, Countryside and L&Q’s regeneration of the South Acton Estate in west London.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

A £2.1m interest free loan from the Welsh Government has meant that the the Barry Island link road is now expected to open in 2015.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

North Wales is experiencing an exciting time in the construction sector, with a boost in activity, said finance minister Jane Hutt.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Average decision times for local developments in Scotland between October-December 2013 averaged at 11 weeks, 7% quicker than in the previous year.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Craig Tatton, a senior manager with 25 years’ experience who recently joined Bouygues UK, has been named as the new managing director of its Thomas Vales subsidiary.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

The Scottish Government Infrastructure Investment plan – which delivers housing, hospitals, schools and transport infrastructure projects – is set to see a further £1 billion worth of investment.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

The planning system needs radical reform to so that it is proactively managed by more design literate planners and councillors, an influential government commissioned review led by architect Sir Terry Farrell has concluded.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Alun Dawson has been appointed by London-based architecture practice and development management company Morpheus as head of development management.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Business space provider Workspace Group has gained planning permission for the second phase of development of a mixed use scheme in Wandsworth, south London.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

A new housing scheme that will help service personnel get on the property ladder, and more homes being built has been launched.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Civil engineering consultancy JPG Group has been appointed to advise on a planned shopping centre on a remediated site near the centre of Rotherham.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

A deal has been agreed between Hammersmith & Fulham (H&F) Council and developer Stanhope Plc to build hundreds of low-cost and family homes in the borough through a 15-year joint venture.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Construction union UCATT is warning that new anti-blacklisting regulations introduced in Northern Ireland this week won’t necessarily stop the practice, because they are not strong enough.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Willmott Dixon has held a topping out ceremony to celebrate completing the main structure of a new £4.9m fire station it is building in south London.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

A planning application for almost 1,000 homes which was initially refused by Islington Council has been approved by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Walker Construction Services has completed a £3 million project to remodel and modernise a retirement scheme in Hullbridge, Essex, on behalf of Sanctuary Group.

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Features

2014-04-08 17:23

Two award-winning plastering experts say much can be learned from the Apollo Theatre's ceiling collapse

2014-04-08 16:38

Fly ash has long been a mainstay in the construction industry. But is it threatened by the closure of some coal-fired power stations? Robert Carroll thinks not

2014-04-08 16:19

Innovation and working together are the key ingredients for house builders to meet zero carbon targets, says Darren Dancey

2014-03-26 14:20

More and more engineers are moving out to New Zealand for reconstruction work. What can they expect to find when they get there?

2014-03-26 14:17

We need new homes – but not on flood plains. Or can a compromise be sought? Tracy Hall considers the options

2014-03-26 14:13

Changes in standards on visual alarm devices (VADs) may prove a challenge, but they are worth it in the end, says Peter Regan

2014-03-24 10:40

Last week's Budget still poses some problems ahead, says Chris Scott

2014-03-24 10:13

Green credentials like BREEAM ratings are enough of a sway on their own to attract investors, a new report suggests

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