Construction News

Mental Health in Construction Impacted by Bullying


New findings from a national survey have shown that 21% of construction employees have experienced bullying in the last year.

Flood Defences Officially Opened


A new flood alleviation scheme in Mytholmroyd, which will provide greater protection to homes, businesses and infrastructure been opened.

Pan Regional Benefits Revealed in New Analysis


The transformational impact of investment within the North East of England’s rail system has been revealed in new analysis

Housing Crisis Needs to be Solved without Risking Climate Damage


The former Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir David King, has said that the UK needs to solve its housing crisis without putting climate at risk

Willmott Dixon Starts £10.9m Housing Scheme


Willmott Dixon has started work at a flagship Oxford housing scheme which will form part of Oxford City Council’s development programme.

House Prices Rise Sharply In September


The average price of a house in the UK has rose to a record £267,587 in September 2021 with Wales and Scotland being outperforming the UK

Sustainable modular school expansion


Pick Everard has completed a sustainable modular build project for Sweyne Park School in Essex.

World Class Cancer Centre Reaches Milestone


The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has marked a significant milestone at its new state-of-the-art treatment and research facility

Homegrown Timber Initiative Secures Funding


A team of experts who have been exploring the mainstream use of homegrown timber within the construction sector has secured funding

Material & Staff Shortage Hold Back Construction


According to September’s IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI data there has been a growth slowdown within the construction sector.