Construction News

£19M for regeneration of Bridgwater Hospital

Almost £20M from the Levelling Up Fund will give the former Bridgwater Hospital a new lease of life.

£25M for natural flood management

Forty projects are set to benefit from a £25M natural flood management programme.

£4.7Bn to transform transport across the North and Midlands

Millions of people in the North and the Midlands will benefit from better public transport, reduced congestion and upgraded local bus and train stations thanks to the new £4.7Bn Local Transport Fund.

Fund delivers place changing regeneration across England

The ECF (formerly the English Cities Fund) has doubled in size to £400M, building on success to date by supporting and unlocking the potential of cities and towns across England.

HS2 drives £10Bn economic uplift in the West Midlands

Data points to an economic uplift of £10Bn in the region over the next ten years.

UK construction costs set to rise by up to 3.8% in 2024

Construction costs in the UK are predicted to rise by 3 – 3.8% this year, following an increase of 4.1% in 2023.

Balfour Beatty VINCI moves first huge HS2 Delta Junction viaduct

Balfour Beatty VINCI contractors working for HS2 have moved the first huge viaduct section into place over the motorway network in North Warwickshire,

Pick Everard chosen for £100M schools projects

Pick Everard has revealed it will be helping deliver more than 2,500 school spaces across the Bedford region over the next two years.

Newcastle neighbourhood regeneration

Homes England has acquired the Quayside West site, which will help create a new neighbourhood for the people of Newcastle and the wider North East.

Annual construction increase despite quarterly drop

Latest ONS figures reveal that annual construction output has  increased for the third consecutive year despite a quarterly drop.