Civil & Structural Projects

  • Funding secured for £144m Oban revamp

    / 1 February /
      According to the five-year plan the following tasks are included in the ambitious regeneration scheme: extending Oban North Pier, upgrading road links to established industrial areas, renewable energy projects and creating new business space at Oban airport.
  • Progress on the Edinburgh-Glasgow Rail Improvement Programme

    / 28 January /
      According to the £5m deal, selected firms will collaborate with Network Rail during the upcoming five months to develop detailed plans for the electrification of the main Glasgow Queen Street-Edinburgh Waverley line as well as other major projects, which are included in EGIP.
  • Carillion Telent signed £500m extension contract

    / 11 December /
    As a preferred supplier for BT’s programme to 33 local authority regions, the Carillion Telent (60:40) joint venture will continue to work with the telecoms firm for the next 3.5 years.   Carillion’s chief executive, Richard Howson...
  • Second stage of Longbridge scheme to start next summer

    / 4 December /
      This will mark the beginning of the next stage in the £1bn, 15-year redevelopment of the former Longbridge car plant near Birmingham.     The 468-acre former MG Rover site was bought by St Modwen in 2003, on which it is buil...
  • Skanska selected for £165m Papworth Hospital scheme

    / 1 December /
      Following the two years of final stage bidding, Skanska was selected as a preferred bidder for the project, beating its rival Bouygues.   The plans for the project include a 310-bed, purpose-built hospital boasting single rooms and a research and education institute.
  • Costain is given go-ahead for £125m Heysham-M6 road link

    / 30 November /
    According to the project design, a new road connection will be built from the Heysham and Morecambe peninsula to Junction 34 of the M6. The road will be a 4.8km long dual carriageway with separate paths for cyclists and pedestrians along it.
  • Telford Homes to fast-track London residential schemes

    / 28 November /
    In order to meet the ever-increasing demand in London, Telford is speeding up the rate of construction of its residential schemes totalling over 1,000 flats.   After the successful outcome of its Stratford Plaza development – all 198 fla...
  • Olympic residential towers get approved

    / 28 November /
      The Glasshouse Gardens residential scheme, comprising of two tower buildings with one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, will be constructed at the International Quarter in Stratford overlooking the Olympic Stadium.
  • Works on £81m Salford student halls scheme begin

    / 27 November /
    As part of a multi-million pound investment programme dedicated to the redevelopment of the campus, 1,367 bedrooms with ensuite facilities at the campus located in Peel Park will be constructed. There will be a separate kitchen and lounge for every a...
  • Approval granted for £1bn Croydon shopping centre scheme

    / 25 November /
    The retail property firms, Westfield and Hammerson, are undertaking a joint £1bn scheme to redevelop Croydon’s town shopping centre for which they have already been granted a planning permission by the Borough of Croydon.