Construction News

Halifax government buildings to be converted into assisted living apartments


Halifax County Court is to be converted into 16 assisted living apartments for those with learning disabilities.

New scheme to protect newts created for Kent development


District Level Licensing, developed by Natural England to protect great crested newts, has been adopted for a new Kent development.

Work starts on accommodation for Royal Marines in Lympstone


Work has begun on a new 181-bed accommodation block for new recruits to the Royal Marines in Lympstone.

Public invited to give their say on housing development


New proposals for a County Durham housing development will be revealed at a public consultation to allow residents to give their opinion.

Homes England deal sees work begin on Northfleet Embankment homes


A Homes England deal with Keepmoat Homes has allowed work to begin on the Northfleet Embankment housing development.

Contract awarded to Jessup Brothers for Lightmoor Village homes


Homes England has awarded a contract to Jessup Brothers for the final 300 homes at Lightmoor Village.

New plan to tackle flooding and coastal erosion in Wales


Plans from the Welsh Government including flood risk maps and infrastructure will tackle flooding and coastal erosion in Wales.

Scottish communities given say in local planning


A new Planning Bill in Scotland will allow communities to have a greater say in local planning and how it affects them.

Government calls for more female engineers in transport


The government has called for more female engineers to deliver large transport projects such as HS2.

Infrastructure needed to achieve one million homes target


Infrastructure, while essential for jobs, economic growth and productivity, is a complex issue.