• Revised Crossrail upgrade scheme for Euston Station approved

    / 28 August /
    Planning consent has been granted to Chares Graddon Lewis for the redevelopment of the northern part of Ealing Broadway station under the current Crossrail upgrade scheme.   Last month, a revised scheme by Bennetts Associates Architects was ap...
  • £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...
  • Construction Begins on £3m Allt Choire Hydro Scheme

    / 20 August /
    Construction has begun on a 750kW plant at Allt Choire a’ Bhalachain, Isle of Skye, by Scottish energy developer Green Highland Renewables. The small hydroelectric project is located on the southern part of Loch Garry in Scotland.
  • Atkins Named Client’s Engineer on Tidal Lagoon Project

    / 19 August /
    The £850m Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon power-generating project will be the first of its kind in the world. It has just been announced that UK-based consulting engineering firm Atkins has been appointed the client’s engineer on the project in Wales.
  • 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.
  • MotoGP Deal Accelerates Construction of £315m Circuit of Wales

    / 13 August /
    The construction of the £315m Circuit of Wales has moved a step closer due to the signing of a five-year agreement with Dorna Sports S.L. to host British MotoGP until 2024. The deal comes with the option of an additional five-year extension.
  • Crossrail Extension to Hertfordshire Currently Being Considered

    / 11 August /
    Proposals are currently being considered to extend Crossrail into Hertfordshire it has been announced by Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin. The proposals which have been put on the table are said to reduce journey times between London...
  • 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...