Regeneration

Surrey looks for development partner

Surrey County Council is looking for a development partner to redevelop a one acre site Cobham town centre.

Coast towns to get regeneration cash

Coastal towns across four different English regions are to benefit from £12m from the Government's Sea Change programme.

Boris Johnson gives go ahead to £200m Tower Hamlets scheme

A £200m development in Tower Hamlets has been given the go ahead by London Mayor Boris Johnson.

John Laing and Croydon Council in £450m joint venture

John Laing, the public private infrastructure provider and Croydon Borough Council have today formally signed a partnership to create a £450m joint venture to regenerate significant sites across Croydon town centre.

Ashwell gets green light for Cambridge scheme

Ashwell has received the go ahead for its revised plans for the £800m Cb1 development in Cambridge.

Leigh looks at regeneration scheme

A £50,000 feasibility study and masterplan is to be carried out for Leigh town centre.

Land Securities submits Wellington House application

Land Securities has submitted a planning application for its Wellington House development on Buckingham Gate in Victoria.

Wembley Masterplan-consultation underway

Brent Council is seeking the views of Brent residents and businesses on a new Masterplan for the Wembley area, which also includes land to the north and east of Wembley Stadium.

Centros gets green light for Lancaster scheme

Centros has received planning permission for its £150m mixed-use regeneration scheme for Lancaster city centre.

Media City office plan

A joint venture between private equity firm The Carlyle Group and Abstract Nikal has acquired an 8.4 acre site within the Media City development in Salford.

Work starts on Hengrove Park regeneration

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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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