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HS2 starts search for £500m phase 2a delivery partner

Design and delivery partner will manage design and construction of £4.5bn next leg to Crewe

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Payroll tax cheat ordered to repay £1.7m

Former tax consultant Mike Huges stole £6.9m from construction workers’ pay packets

19 hours ago

Plans in for £300m Blackpool leisure scheme

Build back better plan to transform town seafront with major visitor attractions

10 hours ago

Wates Residential hires London housing veteran for expansion

Nick Williams takes new production director role to deliver growing pipeline of work

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Network Rail unveils next generation of bridges

Lightweight,modular crossing slashes construction times

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Hunt starts for A303 Stonehenge technical consultant

Delivery Assurance Partner role will be worth £60m over five years

17 hours ago

Amey suffers £98m loss after further contract provisions

Impact of Covid and future loss provisions set restructuring plan back

23 hours ago

Covid blamed for record size of construction disputes

75% of survey says disputes arose from claims specific to the impact of the pandemic

1 day ago

Severfield boasts £300m order book after resilient 2020

Firm says it is continuing to manage steel price and availability challenges

24 hours ago

Go-ahead for Liverpool £60m Anfield Road stand

Buckingham Group set to build 16,000-seat stand taking Anfield capacity to 61,000

2 days ago

Crane supervisor hit on head during staircase delivery

Serious accident on £250m Lewisham Gateway phase 2 site

2 days ago

Clarion to build resi scheme at old Boddington’s Brewery site

Construction on 442 apartments in central Manchester set to begin mid 2022

1 day ago

AGD upgrades foundations for Antony Gormley’s ‘Iron Men’

Piling rig shores up iconic statues: Video

2 days ago

EU worker shortages driving up London labour rates

CIS wages start to rise in the Capital ahead of EU Settlement Scheme deadline on June 30

2 days ago

Pagabo readies market for new £1.6bn civils framework

Bidders day for new civils and infrastructure projects framework

3 days ago

Bouygues bags £30m Swansea hi-tech office job

Work to start this summer on 71/72 Kingsway office in city centre

2 days ago

Willmott Dixon to install car chargers at all sites and offices

Charging infrastructure being installed as hundreds of staff turn to electric cars

2 days ago

Trio win £1.6bn Defence Estate hard FM deal

Engie/Serco JV wins two of four regional maintenance and repair deals

3 days ago

Kier wins £17m upgrade of Lewis Hamilton’s old school

Work to start on two new blocks at Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School in Stevenage

2 days ago

Anderson lands £10m Redrow groundworks deal

Latest win tops “superb few months” for residential contractor

3 days ago

Nmcn facing make-or-break refinancing decision

Contractor will “consider its remaining options” if talks fail

3 days ago

Ferrovial UK arm edges into profit after five years of losses

Ferrovial Construction UK returns a pre-tax profit of £1.5m

3 days ago

Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground plan approved

Work to start early next year on final part of Emirates Old Trafford £60m expansion

3 days ago

BAM Nuttall counts on record orders after 24% profit fall

Three-quarters of Nuttall’s £3.4bn order book is two-stage negotiated contracts

3 days ago

Bidders day for £1.3bn highways surfacing contract

Industry day to be held later this month for pavement delivery framework

3 days ago

Construction waste boss banned from being a director

Business went down owing a string of suppliers £140,000

6 days ago

Bidding starts for £300m London court and police complex

Salisbury Square Development on Fleet Street will consist of three major building projects

6 days ago

HS2 appoints T&T as new procurement delivery partner

Consultant will advise on remaining rail systems and Phase 2 procurement

6 days ago

BAM Nuttall fined £700,000 after dumper death

Court hears how worker was run over by six-tonne machine on power station site

6 days ago

Green light for first major reservoir for a decade

£140m Havant Thicket Reservoir will be built in two main work packages

6 days ago

£215m north west new housing framework winners

Seddon, Caddick and Eric Wright take spots on major building project framework

7 days ago

Rail electrification specialist to boost workforce by 30%

Electrification Construction Services agrees funding deal with bank to expand

7 days ago

Mace tops May contracts league

HS2 Curzon Street and Paddington Triangle jobs boost Mace’s order book

1 week ago

Hinkley contractors scrap plans to “deskill” electricians

Balfour and NG Bailey back down after series of protests by rank-and-file electricians

1 week ago

Initial funding approved for £500m Thames flood relief scheme

First £60m round of cash to kick-start detailed design and planning work

1 week ago

“No jab no job” for new recruits at Pimlico Plumbers

New recruits for in-house maintenance team need proof of covid vaccination

7 days ago

Supplier switches all precast products to cement-free lines

SigmaRoc is first UK pre-cast supplier to decarbonise all product lines

1 week ago

Willmott Dixon bags £26m brace of London council housing jobs

Projects form part of Kensington & Chelsea council’s affordable housing programme

1 week ago

Construction needs 217,000 new workers to bounce back

CITB radically revises forecasts as industry recovery picks-up pace

1 week ago

Buckingham Group soars on record revenue and orders

Turnover jumps 20% to £584m with forward orders at £1bn high

1 week ago

Travis Perkins warns 40% of depots short of cement

Country’s biggest builders’ merchant looks to source from Europe as shortages deepen

1 week ago

Plans in for £100m Darlington station expansion

Willmott Dixon advising on Darlington station east plan

1 week ago

30 towns to share £725m build back better cash

Doncaster, Hartlepool, Hereford and Hasting secure funding for upgrade projects

1 week ago

Plans submitted for £60m Manchester surfing lagoon

Major leisure site at TraffordPark could be open by 2023

1 week ago

Developer gets 14-year ban for property ‘ponzi’ scheme

Investors handed over £13m but only one property was ever purchased

1 week ago

Merseyside highways and utilities firm goes under

VIAM in administration two months after rebrand from King Construction

1 week ago

Scape overhauls £750m Eastern region framework

Parallel lotting planned to give clients access to two firms

1 week ago

VolkerFitzpatrick takes first £29m job at London Tribeca

1m sq ft scheme kicks off with deal on the first of six buildings at King’s Cross site

1 week ago

Plant skills card chaos sparks legal row

CPCS plant scheme owner NOCN launches claim following sale by CITB

1 week ago

Manchester’s iconic Kendals building overhaul approved

Work to start in early 2022 on House of Fraser building and new office block

1 week ago

Artisan Real Estate launches £65m Leeds resi scheme

Kirkstall Place to kick-start expansion in Yorkshire by urban regeneration specialist

1 week ago