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Staff sent home at Harry Fairclough Construction

Warrington contractor goes under after 120 years in business

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Strucktor lands M&E package at £460m Raffles hotel

Specialist bags major win from Ardmore on Whitehall conversion job

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Construction work stops on another Elliot Group tower

Work suspended on £70m The Residence in Salford

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London super sewer passes halfway point

Two further TBMs to be launched this year for east part of 25km drive

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Entire facade of wind damaged tower to be strengthened

Major remedial programme planned after three cladding panels blown-off

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Costain Welsh road job £100m over budget and two years late

Row simmers with Welsh Government about liabilities for cost overruns

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BAM trading steady after second half uplift

Rise in profit at BAM Construction offsets fall at BAM Nuttall civils arm

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Plan in for £30m East London ice rink

Twin pad ice skating centre will be biggest in southern England

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Winvic starts £43m Milton Keynes rental flats tower

Aubrey Place will rise to 18 storeys around a H-shaped footprint

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One million homes with planning permission not built

Council chiefs claim figures show ‘the planning system is not a barrier to house building”

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Morgan Sindall profit jumps as revenue tops £3bn

Construction margin edges up to 2.2% in bumper year

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Laing O’Rourke nets £500m Everton stadium

Work to start later this year on Bramley-Moore Dock stadium

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Scotland’s Whyte Crane Hire collapses

11 jobs axed as family-owned mobile crane specialist calls in administrators

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Plans go in for HS2 Old Oak Station

Start of construction at HS2’s London super-hub moves a step closer

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Opinion: New immigration rules are unworkable on site

Points based system will create severe shortages and is dismissive of construction trades

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New minister for HS2 named

Lancashire MP Andrew Stephenson to oversee HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail

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Plans unveiled for new £150m film studio in Reading

US giant Blackhall Studios keen to invest in the UK

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Government cuts flow of EU construction workers

New points based immigration system means end to free movement of labour to sites

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Facade panels blown off 33-storey Manchester tower

Caddick Construction and cladding contractor carrying out checks on building

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New Museum of London enabling works to cost £40m

Bidders day planned for complex enabling and structural work package

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Summer start for 350-flat Nottingham scheme

9-storey block to be built next to Nottingham station

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Millwall FC reveal new stadium plan

Plan for phased expansion of the Den with upper stand tiers

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Vistry deal to build 1,400 housing association homes

Aster and Vistry will invest £167m in five new sites

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Fusion21 names decarbonising framework winners

Sixty eight firms secure places on £250m energy efficiency framework

4 days ago

Speller Metcalfe wins £14m Devon leisure centre deal

New Tarka Leisure Centre to offer ‘endless ski slope’

4 days ago

Bardsley crashed owing £45m to trade creditors

Manchester builder hit by toxic mix of contractual disputes and project delays

5 days ago

Bardsley hit sends Anders Glass under

Manchester glass merchant and glazing contractor crashes

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Green light for UK’s first ‘super slender’ resi tower

Broad Street tower in Birmingham will be less than 10m wide but rise to 37 storeys

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Higgins bags £44m job at Shredded Wheat Factory site

Over 200 homes planned for Welwyn Garden City site

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Jackson in line for £22m road upgrade

Construction to start this spring after funding agreed for A2300 improvements

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Berkeley buys former Civil Service College site

New homes and a retirement village to be built after £50m sale

5 days ago

Bilfinger wins £58m pipework deal at Hinkley Point C

Latest award from EDF at giant nuclear site

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£1bn South West Wales framework winners

Andrew Scott and Interserve secure major projects lot for first time

6 days ago

Japanese to build UK’s biggest offsite village

Sekisui House and Urban Splash get green light to build 400-home scheme

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Part of Clacton Pier collapses during concrete pour

Part of existing deck falls into sea during structural refurbishment work

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Race to start for Government’s first £500m hospital

Bidders Day next month for Leeds General Infirmary expansion

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Morrison set for £50m Stirling women’s prison

Galliford Try arm in line for redevelopment of Cornton Vale women’s prison

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Pipe fitter hit by 700kg water pump

Worker suffers multiple fractures during accident at east London site

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Costain cuts in to take £290m A30 upgrade

Contractor set to build bypass after Taylor Woodrow fails to agree price with Highways England

1 week ago

Aerial platforms collide on rail maintenance site

Investigation launched after accident on tracks in Essex

1 week ago

JCB cuts UK production as coronavirus hits supply chain

A quarter of JCB’s component suppliers in China are on shutdown

1 week ago

Manchester Mayfield phase 1 gets green light

Work to start this autumn on new park, two office buildings and major car park

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Sisk appoints new northern MD

Alan Rodger replaces Guy Fowler as head of the northern operation

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Plan for £100m revamp of Manchester CIS tower

Landmark 31-storey tower refit plan as facade reaches end of design life

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Willmott Dixon tipped for £120m Stockport Interchange

Work to start this spring on bus station scheme

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Mace to build laser centre

Latest contract win on £81m research complex

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Skanska scoops £240m London office job

Work set to start on 420,000 sq ft City office scheme at 20 Ropemaker Street

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Chancellor resigns just weeks before the Budget

Sajid Javid quits with Budget due on March 11

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Cheaper adjudication to resolve smaller dispute claims

Claims of £50,000 or less will now be worth pursuing

1 week ago

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