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  • Plan in for 8m sq ft Northampton rail freight interchange
    Developers Ashfield Land and Gazeley have submitted plans to build an 8m sq ft strategic rail freight interchange in the Northamptonshire countryside. Rail Central would be built where the West Coast Main Line and Northampton Loop Line intersect, adjacent to the A43 and within 2 miles of Junction 15A of ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-25
  • Build-to-rent tower advance reaches Glasgow
    Detailed plans have been submitted for one of Scotland’s first major build-to-rent developments on the banks of the Clyde. The high rise 500-flat Glasgow Waterfront project at Central Quay is being led by property manager PLATFORM_ and XLB Properties. If consent is granted the firm hopes to start construction of ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-25
  • Balfour Beatty raids McLaren for southern boss
    Balfour Beatty has hired McLaren’s managing director for construction Dave Smith as its new construction MD for the South of England.  ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2018-09-25
  • Battersea threatened to mothball £1bn phase three
    Battersea Power Station Development Company threatened to mothball vast parts of the project during negotiations with Wandsworth Council last year, Construction News can reveal. ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2018-09-25
  • Ardmore lands £50m Greenwich Design District deal
    Ardmore has been appointed by Knight Dragon to deliver the new Design District at the Greenwich Peninsula in south London. The project to deliver a cluster of 16 artistically inspired commercial buildings is believed to be worth around £50m. The buildings have been devised by a collection of eight separate ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-24
  • £128m London Gallions Reach phase 2 approved
    Galliford Try has gained planning for the second phase of its Great Eastern Quays housing scheme at Gallions Reach in east London. The project, which is a key site in the wider regeneration of Royal Albert Wharf, is being delivered in joint venture with Notting Hill Genesis The planning decision grants ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-24
  • Former Newham council chief executive to join McLaren
    io;’Former London Borough of Newham chief executive Kim Bromley-Derry is joining McLaren Construction. The Enquirer understands he will take up a board room role at McLaren next month. It is also believed a leading construction figure will shortly be confirmed by the contractor as a new non-executive director. The ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-24
  • Ringway lands £245m Gloucestershire highways deal
    Gloucestershire County Council has awarded Ringway Infrastructure Services its new £245m highways maintenance contract for the county. The deal is set to begin next April and is initially for seven years with an option to extend year-on-year for up to a further four years. Ringway fought off competition from Skanska ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-24
  • Willmott homes arm fined £1.25m over flue gas exposure
    Willmott Partnership Homes has been fined £1.25m after exposing members of the public to carbon monoxide fumes. Aylesbury Crown Court heard how, on 11 December 2014, at Hamilton House in Wolverton, a number of gas installations were found to be either immediately dangerous or at risk following the report of ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2018-09-21