Welcome to the latest edition of UK Construction Excellence – celebrating the very best in British building.

And so, Theresa May has officially endorsed Heathrow Airport’s long-awaited third runway – a controversial decision which brings with it economic benefit and a whole heap of logistical concerns. In-depth analysis can be found in our news section, beginning on page six.

This month’s BIM coverage kicks-off with two exclusive interviews. Adam Matthews, Chairman of the EU BIM Task Group, offers a European perspective on BIM, while Paul Morrell, former Chief Government Construction Advisor, discusses digital innovation in the building industry.

Elsewhere, we investigate the Government’s contentious free schools agenda and profile Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery – recipient of the much-coveted RIBA Stirling Prize. Our fleet focus also makes a return, as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledges to safeguard his City’s streets from hazardous vehicles.

All this and more can be found inside, along with contributions from guest commentators and breaking news from Great Britain and beyond.

Robert Atherton
Publications Editor

Inside this issue:

P26 RIBA Stirling Prize: Newport Street Gallery crowned best building of the year

P48 Paul Morrell: The former Chief Government Construction Advisor talks digitisation

P52 The Education State: Theresa May doubles down on free schools commitment

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