Construction News

Bidding for £2.75Bn contract to design, build and maintain HS2 launched

Britain’s new railway will carry over 300,000 people a day and improve connections between cities.

Leeds City Council back redevelopment of Headingley stadiums

The deal is due to get final approval in June, with work starting in September.

GIB to boost support for low carbon projects following sale to Macquarie

The GIB supports nearly 100 green infrastructure projects since its launch in 2012.

Devonshire homes acquire 12 acres for new homes in Landkey

Mazzard View will offer a mix of two, three, four and five bedroom homes.

£2M government funding to develop Welsh Ports

he Ports Development Fund works to ensure Welsh ports continue to support economic growth.

Military drone contracts up for grabs

The Ministry of Defence is looking for companies to apply for a share of £3M funding to supply front line troops using autonomous technology. The MOD will invest in projects that can deliver combat materials from a vehicle or base over a hostile environment. The

Crosslane secure planning consent for 583 bed student accommodation in Coventry

The development is due for completion in time for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Additional aviation capacity across UK needed to maintain competitive edge

The paper states that if work does not begin soon to increase capacity,the UK will be overtaken by other major European cities as transport hubs.

BPF launches three year pledge for Build-to-Rent

The pledge has been published by the BPF and a cohort of the Build-to-Rent’s key members.

Bechtel announced as preferred supplier for HS2

Announcement follows the controversy over CH2M’s withdrawal last month.