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Five winners for £800m London road framework

Five winners for £800m London road framework

22/02/21

Transport for London has confirmed the winning contractors on its latest £800m Surface Transport Infrastructure Construction Framework deal. The framework runs for six years from April until March 2027 for use by TfL, London Boroughs and other authorities whose developments impact on the capital’s road network. The five winners will deliver and support the construction, […]

Balfour Beatty wins £32m Inverness NHS job

Balfour Beatty wins £32m Inverness NHS job

11/02/21

Balfour Beatty has signed off a £32m contract to build a world-class Ophthalmology and Orthopaedic health facility in Inverness on behalf of NHS Highland   The 90,000 sq ft facility will provide elective orthopaedic surgery and full ophthalmology services to surrounding communities, helping to reduce the waiting times for patients across the Highlands.   Balfour […]

Green light for Barratt 450-home Wembley Park scheme

Green light for Barratt 450-home Wembley Park scheme

27/11/20

A joint venture between Transport for London and Barratt London has got the planning green light for over 450 homes next to Wembley Park London Underground station.   The proposals will deliver 454 homes, including 40% affordable, and improvements to the public realm and new operational space for TfL.   The scheme, which covers a […]

Bidding starts for major HS2 subcontractor packages

Bidding starts for major HS2 subcontractor packages

15/10/20

HS2 main works civils contractors are starting to tee-up firms for key subcontract packages on the scheme.   A series of packages covering further multi-utility diversions, earthworks and drainage, and precast concrete for major structures are now out to bid.   HS2 Euston Station – Complex Multi Utility Diversionary Works Expression of interest: 19 October […]

Everton FC eyes early 2021 start date for £500m stadium

Everton FC eyes early 2021 start date for £500m stadium

28/08/20

Everton FC has revamped designs for its Bramley-Moore Dock stadium in Liverpool. The club has gone to consultation on the latest round of alterations included adding a river-facing stepped plaza to the West side of the striking 52,000 capacity stadium. Club stadium development director Colin Chong also said he hoped preferred contractor Laing O’Rourke could […]

Vinci replaces Galliford Try on £26m cancer centre

Vinci replaces Galliford Try on £26m cancer centre

05/08/20

Vinci has been appointed to build a new £26m cancer centre at Macclesfield District Hospital. Demolition work to clear the site for the new Christie at Macclesfield cancer centre has been completed by Galliford Try who started work in February and were also lined-up as main contractor A spokesperson for The Christie said: “Galliford Try […]

Firms wanted for £270m Parliament buildings repairs

Firms wanted for £270m Parliament buildings repairs

29/06/20

Firms are being called up for a £270m framework deal to maintain the Parliamentary Estate, including the Palace of Westminster.   The framework will cover three main lots: MEP works; specialist conservation from stone and plasterwork to glass, paint and finishes; and special emergency works worth up to £2m.   The multi-supplier framework agreement for […]

£300m to kick-start three major London schemes

£300m to kick-start three major London schemes

08/06/20

Homes England will release £300m of funding to accelerate construction at three major London housing developments.   The three schemes, in Brent Cross, Silvertown and Barking Riverside, have a total capacity for up to 20,000 new homes. Loan funding, from the government’s £4.5bn Home Building Fund, will be used to invest in infrastructure necessary to […]

Construction now restarted on 86% of major sites

Construction now restarted on 86% of major sites

22/05/20

Major contractors are now working on 86% of sites in England and Wales as the return to work on construction and infrastructure sites gathers pace. An update from trade body Build UK on Wednesday revealed the number of operational sites for its contractor members – up from 82% last week. Build UK’s membership includes most […]

Latest tower for Canada Water unveiled

Latest tower for Canada Water unveiled

18/05/20

Developer Southern Grove has unveiled plans to build an £80m mixed-use residential and office complex in London’s Canada Water. “The Brooklyn” will provide 150 homes alongside 25,000 sq ft of office space and is designed by architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. The scheme will be 18 storeys high and will occupy a site called St Olav’s […]

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