Archive for August, 2019

VolkerFitzpatrick lands £75m RAF runways upgrade

VolkerFitzpatrick lands £75m RAF runways upgrade

30/08/19

VolkerFitzpatrick has been awarded a £75m runways resurfacing deal at RAF Lossiemouth by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Work will prepare the Moray base for the arrival of 9 P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft, the first of which is expected to arrive in the UK in 2020. The runways upgrade is part of a £400m infrastructure […]

JJ Rhatigan bags £280m Luton scheme main build

JJ Rhatigan bags £280m Luton scheme main build

29/08/19

London-based building contractor JJ Rhatigan has won the main contract to deliver phase one of the £280m Lu2on residential-led mixed-use scheme. Singapore-based developer Strawberry Star Group is planning to build over 850 homes at the former Vauxhall vans site. Rhattigan has now signed the deal for the first phase of 400 flats, including retail space, […]

Liverpool FC raises ambition for new Anfield stand

Liverpool FC raises ambition for new Anfield stand

27/08/19

Liverpool Football Club have ditched an existing proposal to expand Anfield to work on a new and larger planning application. The Reds reaffirmed their intention to redevelop the Anfield Road stand yesterday with ambitious new upgrade plans now under active consideration. As a direct result of this development, existing outline planning permission to raise capacity […]

HS2 review to decide if construction should continue

HS2 review to decide if construction should continue

22/08/19

The government has confirmed a full review of HS2 to decide “whether or how” to progress the project. The review will be led by the 78-year-old major project veteran Douglas Oakervee assisted by Lord Berkeley, 79, who has been a critic of the rail scheme. They will be supported by a panel of experts from […]

Radisson backs £5bn Kent theme park with hotel plan

Radisson backs £5bn Kent theme park with hotel plan

15/08/19

Radisson has become a stakeholder in the planned £5bn London Resort theme park in Kent. Radisson said it will open a luxury 430-room hotel at the resort as plans for the “British Disneyland” continue to progress. Backers of The London Resort hope to complete construction on the 535 acre site near Ebbsfleet station in 2024. […]

Spanish contractor seals £180m Aberdeen waste plant job

Spanish contractor seals £180m Aberdeen waste plant job

14/08/19

Spanish construction giant Acciona has agreed a contract to deliver a £180m energy from waste plant for north east Scotland. Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, and Moray Councils signed the final deal, which will see Acciona deliver the turnkey contract for the incinerator project. The Ness Energy Project will be built at a former gas storage site […]

McAleer & Rushe to build £102m Surrey student complex

McAleer & Rushe to build £102m Surrey student complex

12/08/19

McAleer & Rushe has been given the go-ahead to start a £102m student accommodation scheme in Guildford. The green light came as developer Future Generation secured a £62m loan from Maslow Capital for the project. The six-storey, 533-bed Guilden Park project already has planning permission and is set for completion in time for the start […]

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