Construction News

Graham selected for £28 million Blashford Tower project

Graham has been selected to deliver major works at Blashford Tower, a high-rise residential building on the Chalcots Estate.

New planning rules to boost solar rollout and slash energy bills

Homes and businesses will be able to install rooftop solar panels more easily, under new rules recently announced.  

HS2 completes East-West Rail works at Calvert

HS2 has completed the last section of earthworks that will carry EWR services between Oxford and Cambridge over the new high-speed line.

Henry Boot Construction to deliver latest AMRC Innovation Facility

Henry Boot Construction appointed to deliver the next development for the University of Sheffield AMRC in Sheffield.

Gatwick Airport’s station upgrade enters into service

Costain has successfully completed works to ensure entry into service of the upgraded Gatwick Airport station.

£450k scheme to better protect a Mytholmroyd school from flooding

A Mytholmroyd school hit by several devastating floods in Calderdale is more resilient to the impact of climate change following a £450,000 project.

New digital map of underground pipes and cables on track to grow economy

The emerging digital map of power and broadband cables, gas and water pipes and other underground infrastructure is now available across the whole of England and Wales.

New study highlights UK role in Australia’s wind energy growth

A new study highlights significant opportunities for the UK to share its windfarm expertise with Australia’s burgeoning offshore wind (OSW) market.

Global property firms collaborate on ‘Property Needs You’ challenge

12 of the largest real estate consultancies in the UK are behind a new competition to encourage more young people to consider how they can positively impact the future build environment, with internships awarded to five winners.

Bennett secures contract to build retirement village

Bennett Construction have been awarded a significant contract in excess of £50m for a new retirement village in Stapleford, Cambridgeshire.