• DfT green lights £50m Bristol fast bus project

    / 16 September /
    Patrick McLoughlin, Transport Secretary, has approved the £50m rapid transit scheme in Bristol which will provide a new bus service from the south west of the city to the centre via a 4km segregated busway.
  • Foster and Hadid in running to redevelop Bayswater shopping centre

    / 8 September /
    Architects Zaha Hadid and Foster and Partners have been names on a shortlist for a project to revamp Bayswater’s Whiteleys shopping centre in west London.   The two firms are two out of four firms on the shortlist along with Make and Stiff + Trevillion.
  • Construction begins on façade of £12.8m Hebburn sports centre

    / 7 September /
    Exterior work has started on the community sports centre in South Tyneside which is the next stage of the Hebburn Community Hub. The building will be clad in special weathering steel panels which will gradually change colour over time due t...
  • Veolia Wins Oil Platform Decommissioning Job in Norway

    / 3 September /
    French water and waste group, Veolia Environment, has announced today that it has won a contract to decommission the 14,000 tonne YME oil platform in the Norwegian North Sea.   Head of Veolia UK and Northern Ireland’s Water and...
  • Thames Estuary Airport Plans Rejected

    / 1 September /
    The Airports Commission has rejected proposals for a new island airport in the Thames Estuary, strongly backed by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Johnson has described the decision as “myopic.
  • South West Water starts major engineering scheme in Torquay

    / 31 August /
    Preliminary work is set to begin in Cockington Lane Sewage Pumping Station in Torbay to build a 360 metre underground storm storage tank. The scheme is part of a £5m project by South West Water to improve the cleanliness of bathing water in the local area.