Contracts

Murphy wins contract for public realm work with Lendlease at Elephant Park

Construction firm J Murphy & Sons has won a major multi-million public realm contract working on Lendlease’s 9.7 hectare Elephant Park scheme.

Trio deal for Forrest with £725m framework wins

Contractor Forrest has secured three newbuild frameworks across the North of England that are collectively worth up to £725 million over four years.

Futures Housing adopts groundbreaking SME-friendly procurement contract

A Midlands housing association has become the first organisation to adopt a pioneering procurement contract designed to make it easier for small business to access big contracts.

O’Brien Contractors secures a place on Project Gazelle

Quantum Construction has awarded O’Brien Contractors a £900,000 groundworks package for a regional distribution warehouse in Bedford.

Skanska UK’s SRW goes on location with Pinewood Studios contract win

Skanska UK’s engineering services arm is taking to the movie business with its latest contract to carry out fit-out work for new sound stages at Pinewood Studios.

Jacobs Engineering wins major UK aviation infrastructure contract at Manchester airport

Jacobs Engineering Group has been contracted to handle multi-disciplinary engineering and selected architectural services in support of the transformation of Manchester airport.

Derwent London awards £12.4m office refurb contract to ISG

ISG has secured a £12.4 million fast-track project to refurbish a prominent office building on Whitechapel High Street for Derwent London.

Turner & Townsend chosen to lead £10m Oxford Brookes University campus refit

Oxford Brookes University has appointed Turner & Townsend as project and cost manager on its estates project framework to deliver the university’s £130 million refurbishment programme.

T&T completes on University of Cambridge Primary School

Turner & Townsend has completed on the University of Cambridge Primary School, which is the first university training school at primary level in the UK.

HUB submits plans for homes on old Chesterfield House site in Wembley

HUB, the specialist developer focused on delivering mid-market housing for London, has submitted plans for 239 homes on the old Chesterfield House site in Wembley which was purchased last year in partnership with specialist sustainable and impact investor Bridges Ventures.

ISG to build new broadcasting house for BBC Wales in Cardiff

ISG has secured a contract to build two of South Wales’ most prominent new build projects - the new BBC Wales Broadcasting House and Two Central Square - totalling an £80 million package.

Construction firm forms alliance with Chinese developer

A Salford-based construction firm has formed an alliance with a Chinese developer to buy sites for residential schemes in Greater Manchester.

Osborne awarded contract to redevelop Rowstock Gardens sites as part of London Borough of Islington’s newbuild housing framework

Osborne has been awarded a contract to redevelop two sites in Rowstock Gardens as part of the London Borough of Islington’s newbuild housing framework.

Midas completes on Bath student housing complex

The redevelopment of the historic Twerton Mill on Lower Bristol Road in Bath has been completed, delivering a new state-of-the-art student housing complex for the city’s burgeoning student population.

Contract awarded to deliver rail upgrade

BAM appointed principal contractor for the £170m upgrade of the Aberdeen-Inverness line.

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2016-11-08 10:09

Plant failure can be catastrophic for a business and the down time entails disruption to service and loss of revenue. Jamie Ross-Davies from Ideal Heat Solutions gives his advice.

2016-09-01 10:53

Firms are embracing new methods of construction with a study revealing the majority have used innovative techniques in the last three years. Claire Cameron takes a look at what is on offer

2016-08-03 09:20

In the wake of the vote to leave the EU, the potential impact of Brexit on development needs to be considered, specifically in terms of environmental regulations and State aid, as well as the possible impact on UK infrastructure projects, in particular the proposed Heathrow expansion and Hinkley Point C, says Mark Northey, a partner in the projects team at Ashfords LLP.

2016-07-25 09:35

The UK has an ageing population – effectively, this means that for the first time ever there are more people of pensionable age than children under the age of 16 in this country.

2016-07-05 09:05

Defibrillators located on construction sites can save your life. Rosa Mitchell from independent supplier Defibshop gives her advice.

CONSTRUCTION workers are often faced with a multitude of dangers at work, from the risk of electrical hazards to excavation and trenching accidents.

2016-07-01 09:06

Claire Cameron investigates the topic of daylighting and how the use of windows and rooflights can help bring sunlight into buildings all year round.

WITH increasing energy costs and concerns about global warming, the use of windows and rooflights to bring sunlight indoors is gaining momentum as more people look to natural sources to save money and the environment.

2016-06-28 11:48

Within days of the announcement of the Brexit vote, we’ve seen major construction company stocks crash by almost a quarter, says Chris Ingram, managing director of Cornish-based underfloor heating specialists Continental Underfloor.

2016-06-15 14:36

Commercial vehicles can drive success. Claire Cameron looks at why firms should upgrade and whether it is best to buy or rent a new fleet. With expert advice from David Brennan, CEO of Nexus Vehicle Rental, Dominic Reid of Northgate Vehicle Hire, Gareth Jones of Dawsonrentals Vans and light commercial vehicle industry consultant Tim Cattlin.

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