Archive for March, 2018

Ardmore wins 31-storey Imperial College tower

Ardmore wins 31-storey Imperial College tower

27/03/18

The scheme at 140 Wales Farm Road on the former Perfume Factory site will contain 600 student rooms and 85 PRS residential units. Work will include construction of a series of blocks rising to 31-storeys. Ardmore’s managing director, Cormac Byrne, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed as the main contractor for this important […]

McAlpine JV wins pre-construction deal on £466m hospital

McAlpine JV wins pre-construction deal on £466m hospital

20/03/18

The J3 Limited joint venture has been chosen as pre-construction partner for the £466m project to develop Jersey’s new hospital. J3 is a joint venture between Sir Robert McAlpine, Channel Islands contractor Garenne Construction Group, and infrastructure management business FES Group. The new hospital has secured political approval to be built on the site of […]

Four shortlisted for £90m Edinburgh tram extension deal

Four shortlisted for £90m Edinburgh tram extension deal

14/03/18

Four bidders have been shortlisted  for the main £90m Infrastructure and Systems contract for the planned York Place to Newhaven extension of the Edinburgh tram network. The shortlisted bidders are: BAM Colas Rail JV Dragados Farrans Sacyr Neopul JV Sisk Steconfer JV The quartet will now be invited to tender in mid-April for work including […]

Construction output slide continues into 2018

Construction output slide continues into 2018

12/03/18

Construction got off to a poor start to 2018 with output continuing to slide after a weak end to 2017. The latest official Government figures for the three-month on three month period to January show output has slipped again making it the ninth consecutive period after a brief monthly peak in March last year. Forward […]

Enabling works start on £350m Wimbledon stadium scheme

Enabling works start on £350m Wimbledon stadium scheme

02/03/18

Catalyst and Galliard Homes have agreed a joint venture deal to develop 600 homes and 18,000 sq ft of commercial space as part of the redevelopment of the former Wimbledon dog track in London. The development, which secured planning approval last December, includes both private residential and shared ownership apartments, as well as a new […]

McLaughlin & Harvey lands £50m Liverpool cruise terminal

McLaughlin & Harvey lands £50m Liverpool cruise terminal

01/03/18

Liverpool City Council has appointed McLaughlin & Harvey to prepare a new Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey.  The firm is understood to have beaten Graham Construction and Sisk to take the first stage of a two-stage design and build contract, estimated to be worth around £50m. It will now support the council’s design team, […]

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