Built Environment Projects

  • £24m Worcester town centre scheme gets go-ahead

    / 27 August /
    Worcester City Council has approved plans to redevelop its town centre in a scheme which will see the construction of a new 220,000 sq ft shopping centre. Salmon Harvester has been named as the developer behind the scheme as is being advise...
  • Durkan Appointed to Build New Putney School

    / 18 August /
    Construction company Durkan has been appointed by Wandsworth Council to build a new primary school in Putney, redeveloping the existing site of derelict Putney Hospital. The firm is believed to have beaten the likes of Higgins, Galliford Try and Rydon to the deal.
  • Interserve Commences Work on £12m Wolverhampton Uni

    / 10 August /
    Interserve has started work on a new £13m Business School at the University of Wolverhampton which will provide additional teaching and social learning space. The firm beat off competition from the likes of Kier, Thomas Vale and Vinci...
  • PF2 Schools Project Awarded to Morgan Sindall

    / 3 August /
    Morgan Sindall, in a joint venture with Equitix, has beaten the likes of Laing O’Rourke and Vinci Construction to be chosen as the main contractor for batch of private finance schools in the north west worth £80m - £120m.
  • CIG Wins Royal Docks Competition for Floating Village

    / 24 July /
    Consortium Carillion Igloo Genesis (CIG) has won a competition to design and build Britain’s first ‘floating village’ at Royal Victoria Dock, east London, beating competition from the likes of Baca Architects and Ian Ritchie Architects.
  • Go-ahead for phase two of £250m Old Vinyl Factory

    / 20 July /
    According to housing developer Hub, contracts with Cathedral Group and Development Securities to develop new residential homes on the site of Old Vinyl Factory in west London have been signed.
  • Plans revealed for Cardiff station redevelopment

    / 19 July /
    Network Rail is planning a major redevelopment of Cardiff Central station since it was first built in the 1850s.   The plans could see an expansion to the Grade II listed building for new retail and office spaces as well as a mezzanine floor and a new multi-deck car park.
  • Repsol uncovers massive Russian oil reserves

    / 13 July /
    Spanish oil and gas firm Repsol has discovered large oil reserves in the Karabashsky 1 and 2 blocks, in the West-Siberian Ouriyinskoye field of Russia.   According to the Russian Federation Minister of Natural Resources and Environme...
  • Final approval for £400m Spurs stadium plan

    / 11 July /
    Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has been given a final go-ahead for its 58,000-seat stadium.   Communities minister Eric Pickles has approved the local borough’s request for a compulsory purchase order.
  • Laing O’Rourke JV bags £600m Northern Line job

    / 11 July /
    London Underground has announced the joint venture between contractors Laing O’Rourke and Ferrovial as preferred bidder for £600m Northern Line extension scheme.   The shortlisted bidders for the project were:    &...