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Civil & Structural Projects

  • Corporate Galliford Try wins Reading office project

    / 23 November /
      The housebuilding and construction firm, Galliford Try plc, issued a statement that its Building business has been selected to manage the construction of the Forbury Place project in Reading by client M&G Real Estate and Bell Hammer under a contract of £38m.
  • Funding secured for Battersea Power Station

    / 21 November /
    A group of four South East Asian banks offered to fund the scheme with a funding package totalling £790.2m to cover the costs of the re-development of the iconic power station as well as the refinancing of the surrounding land.
  • Luxurious student accommodation scheme in Southampton

    / 20 November /
    The scheme involves the conversion of a former 6,048m2 office block into 211 luxury studio apartments with appropriate study and communal leisure facilities.   The construction of Vita Student at Richmond House will last about ten months,...
  • £150m Liverpool brewery renovation scheme approved

    / 19 November /
    Cains Brewery in Stanhope Street has been producing beer for more than 150 years but production was stopped since June due to company’s debts of more than £8m, which resulted in subsequent loss of major contract.
  • Highways Agency embarks on ‘smart motorway’ scheme

    / 17 November /
    A joint venture of Bam Nuttall / Morgan Sindall (bmJV) has been awarded the £105m construction contract.   BmJV will add the necessary capacity to 9.6km of the motorway between the junctions 39 (Durkar) and 42 (Lofthouse) by transforming the hard shoulder to a permanent traffic lane.
  • Testrad reveals designs for ‘Boris Island’

    / 14 November /
      The proposed six-runway airport, dubbed ‘Boris Island’ is expected to have a cost of £47.3bn and could be potentially built within the next seven years.   Testrad (Thames Estuary Research and Development) claims ...
  • Balfour Beatty Power Line

    / 10 September /
    The project to replace an overhead electricity line in the north of Scotland and involves the construction of a single capacity 132v overhead transmission line which connects Beauly and Mossford stations in the Highlands.
  • One Nine Elms Redevelopment

    / 19 August /
    The planning application was approuved by the LB Wandsworth on 19/06/12. The development represents an overall investment of approximately £15 bn and one of the most exciting regeneration projects in Europe.