Regeneration

Green light for £180m Rathbone Market scheme

The English Cities Fund - a joint venture between Muse, Legal & General and the Homes and Communities Agency - has secured planning permission for its £180m Rathbone Market scheme, part of the redevelopment of Canning Town centre in east London.

BDP see Liverpool vision

Liverpool Vision has appointed architect BDP and consultant Martin Stockley Associates to its strategic regeneration framework to guide the development of Liverpool's International Gateway.

Green light for West Gorton regeneration

A revised masterplan for West Gorton in east Manchester has been approved by Manchester City Council.

Council start MCFC project

Manchester City Council has announced it will begin clearance work on 17 acres of development land around the City of Manchester Stadium at the start of 2010.

South Quay harbour plan on show

Regeneration plans for a harbour in Cornwall have gone on public display.

Northampton unveils plan to become 'Market City'

A new vision of Northampton's growth from a town into a city has been unveiled by Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire County Council and the West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (WNDC).

£20m for North Wales regeneration

The Welsh Assembly today announced £20m to drive forward the regeneration of the North Wales Coastal belt that includes Rhyl and Colwyn Bay.

Huge Salford regeneration plan

English Cities Fund has submitted one of the largest planning applications seen in the North for a number of years.

Rural economy summit

Business leaders, local authorities, community organisations and economic development agencies from around the country are today meeting in Aylesbury to discuss how inspiration and leadership can help release the potential of rural economies.

Langtree take North East PPP

A £25m regeneration partnership between Regional Development Agency One North East and property investor and developer Langtree has been officially launched today.

£100m Bangor scheme unveiled

A £100m scheme to transform the seafront at one of Northern Ireland's most popular coastal towns has been unveiled.

Harlow Council and Stockland sign development deal

Harlow Council and developer Stockland have signed a deal which will see a 1.3m sq ft mixed-use scheme built in Harlow town centre.

Bournemouth town centre to get £550,000 for regeneration

Over half a million pounds is being invested by the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) to support regeneration through Bournemouth's Town Centre Master Vision.

£1bn Coventry masterplan

A £1bn masterplan for Coventry city centre has been unveiled by the council.

Southampton plans arts centre

Southampton City Council is looking for a development partner for a £40m regeneration of a one acre city centre site.

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Features

2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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