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Wolseley

Wolseley to close 80 branches axing 800 jobs

Plumbing and builders’ merchant chain to streamline UK business

15 hours ago
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Wates links-up with Trafford Housing Trust to transform eysore

First scheme for new joint venture in the North West

8 hours ago
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Skanska to start next £70m phase of Helical Bar Old Street site

Skanska confirmed on The Tower at The Bower originally earmarked for John Sisk

15 hours ago
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Green light for next King’s Cross offices phase

Major 500,000 sq ft crescent-shaped office scheme approved

15 hours ago
Newlon

Newlon starts race for £200m new-build framework

London housing association plans to build 2,000 homes by 2022

14 hours ago
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Aldi to build 70 new stores next year

Budget supermarket chain aims to invest £300m in UK stores

1 day ago
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Morrison Utility Services promotes Jim Arnold to chief executive

Charles Morrison steps up to become chairman of utility contractor

1 day ago
Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre

SES wins £43m M&E job at military rehab centre

M&E works secured at Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre at Stanford Hall

15 hours ago
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Crossrail faces demo over “missing” pay

Civils operatives claim high tech site access system is not registering all hours worked

2 days ago
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J S Wright lands £4m building services package

Specialist to start in December on Brentford resi site

1 day ago
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Wates appoints B&K director to head Midlands team

John Carlin joins Wates after 24 years with Bowmer and Kirkland

2 days ago
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Green light for £200m Manchester Kampus scheme

Demolition work to start this Autumn for 500 private rented flats project

2 days ago
arup

Arup blames Brexit for planned job cuts

Consultation starts on redundancies at London building division

2 days ago
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Surrey Uni seeks builder for £34m student hall

More student accommodation planned after O’Hare & McGovern bags first scheme

2 days ago
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Focus on Northern homes pays dividends for Gleeson

Owning a Gleeson home “cheaper than council house rent”

2 days ago
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BBC starts hunt for contractor to rebuild Eastenders set

Procurement race starts for £15m revamp of Albert Square

4 days ago
Technopark South Bank University

London South Bank Uni unveils £500m development plan

University starts hunt for developer to deliver 10-year plan

2 days ago
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Lakehouse job losses could hit 170

Redundancy programme continues at Essex contractor

5 days ago
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Contractor hunt starts for £185m mixed-use Manchester job

Green light from planners for twin resi towers and office block

5 days ago
City Lifting Crane fire

Mobile crane explodes causing fireball on M40

Highway contractors are planning to resurface the damaged part of the M40 today

5 days ago
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Morgan Sindall on recruitment drive for £750m highways deal

Recruitment events in East Anglia next week: Register now

5 days ago
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John Sisk front runner for £28m Manchester PRS flats

Finance secured for developer Mulbury’s 135-home Port Street project

5 days ago
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Near-miss for Crossrail workers as train hits power cable

Investigation launched after construction train rips electricity panel from tunnel wall

5 days ago
Jeremy Fish

Nationwide Platforms md takes Ardent chief executive role

Jeremy Fish joins Ardent to steer expansion drive

5 days ago
Haydn Mursell, Kier Group chief executive

Kier posts loss after £116m raft of one-off costs

Kier counts cost of Caribbean closure and Mouchel and May Gurney integration

6 days ago
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Council set to tender £26m Dover leisure centre

Contractor due to be appointed next August for new Whitfield swimming and sports complex

5 days ago
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Betting Spy: Leicester a big price to beat misfiring Man Utd

Spurs, Everton and Man City can land a 5/1 treble

5 days ago
Police cells

Willmott Dixon unveils off-the-shelf police cell design

Contractor works with Canadian architect to draw up modular cell block design

5 days ago
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Celebrity hosts confirmed for Construction Enquirer Awards

Comedian Russell Kane and TV architecture expert George Clarke to host big night: Last few tables remaining

6 days ago
Hard hats

Highways workers move to new coloured hard hat regime

Days numbered for green and yellow hard hats

6 days ago