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Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Ann Skippers has been appointed the new president of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Willmott Dixon Housing has been awarded a £26m contract by ExtraCare Charitable Trust for the main element of a 300-home retirement village in Milton Keynes.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Plans to build a business park at Inverness Airport have received planning permission from Highland Council.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Land Securities has today announced a £655m property development programme for London's West End.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Dispute resolution firm Driver Group posted disappointing profits today and blamed the state of the construction market.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A £24m Asda supermarket is to be built on the site of a former NCR factory at Wester Gourdie near Dundee, after receiving the green light from Dundee City Council.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

The BBC plans to build a new TV production centre in Wales to house dramas such as Doctor Who and Casualty.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Westminster Council has launched a search for designers and architects to improve the area around Westminster Cathedral.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Bam Nuttall has won a £190m contract to create a new main line from London Marylebone station to Oxfordshire and the Midlands.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Morgan Ashurst has won a £7m contract to build a four-storey, eco-friendly teaching facility for specialist sciences at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey said buoyant trading it had seen during the autumn selling season continued into 2010.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey said buoyant trading it had seen during the autumn selling season continued into 2010.

Monday, 18 January 2010

United Utilities could shed up to 1,800 jobs following new pricing guidelines from regulator Ofwat, according to a report in The Sunday Telegraph.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Sir Fred Goodwin, the controversial former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland has won a new role as international advisor to architects RMJM.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Housebuilder Redrow has announced the appointment of Barbara Richmond as its new group finance director.

Friday, 15 January 2010

The London Assembly has unanimously asked its Planning and Housing Committee to investigate fire safety in buildings,following a series of fires in the capital involving tall and timber-frame constructions.

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