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Geoffrey Osborne supply chain hit for £26m

More than 500 suppliers and subcontractors left holding unpaid bills

17 hours ago

SME contractors agree 4% pay rise for site workers

Workers will also get an extra day of holiday

14 hours ago

Labour to mothball £320m A27 job to fix potholes

Manifesto confirms Arundel Bypass canned as “poor value for money”

21 hours ago

Lendlease’s £1.9bn Smithfield Birmingham scheme approved

Initial work to start later this year despite questions over Lendlease’s degree of involvement

22 hours ago

Crest Nicholson rejects £650m Bellway bid

Second Bellway approach rebuffed

1 day ago

Hill submits £800m East London estate rebuild plan

Over 1,900 homes to be built in five phase at Teviot Estate in Poplar

2 days ago

Plan approved for 8,500-seat Edinburgh indoor arena

Construction expected to start next year once a contractor is appointed

20 hours ago

Statom starts on £25m Bristol Airport precast car park

Major work package on transport upgrade being overseen by Griffiths Farrans JV

2 days ago

Build problems plunge Crest Nicholson to a £31m loss

House builder unearths more defects on completed sites

2 days ago

Rebooted Amey lifts contract win rate to 1 in 3 bids

Amey chief says firm exceeded expectations in first year under new owners

2 days ago

BAM Nuttall fined £2.3m after worker drowned

Court hears how series of safety failures led to tragedy

2 days ago

OCU buys Scottish civils contractor RJ McLeod

Deal takes multi-utility infrastructure specialist revenue to over £800m

3 days ago

£220m plan to restore secret wartime tunnels approved

Tunnels under High Holborn to become cultural exhibition space

3 days ago

Galliford Try wins £69m Scottish school job

Deal sealed on Paisley Grammar School project in Renfrewshire

2 days ago

Balfour wins design for £690m Skye transmission job

Main work contract for 137km power line to be awarded later this year

3 days ago

Student and resi developer Fortis goes under

Cheshire based developer follows construction arm into liquidation

3 days ago

Construction output falls for third month running

Heavy rain and strong winds blamed for sharp fall in activity in April

3 days ago

Plan in for Leeds 27-storey block of flats

390 flats planned at former Morgan Sindall office site

3 days ago

Firms readied for £1.5bn Parliament estate upkeep deal

Invitation to tender due to go out next month

3 days ago

Amey switches kit supplier

Deal with HSS was worth £24.5m a year to rental specialist

3 days ago

Track workers scatter to avoid runaway rail trolley

Track trolley careers 1km towards work site

3 days ago

Direct delivery model pays off as Murphy profit soars to £67m

Group operating margin jumps from 3% to 5% in record year

4 days ago

Ex-Galliard boss to lead Battersea next building phase

Don O’Sullivan joins as plans advance to start phase 3C of power station redevelopment

4 days ago

£100m Digbeth 33-storey flats job out to bid

483 flats will be delivered for Clarion housing association

4 days ago

Van Elle fined £233,000 after piling rig kills driver

Court hears how tragedy was caused by poorly maintained plant

4 days ago

Renew buys utilities contractor Excalon

Infrastructure giant expand into electricity transmission market with £26m deal

4 days ago

Planning for new homes plunges to record low

Home builders call for urgent action from incoming government

4 days ago

JTRE starts £400m 21-floor London tower scheme

Office block and 64 affordable homes to be built at 220 Blackfriars Road site

5 days ago

R G Carter construction profits up despite 24% revenue fall

Selective client choice help profit jump to £6m from £1m previously

5 days ago

Refurbs power London office work to record high

London Office Crane Survey office work starts exceed 4m sq ft for record third quarter

5 days ago

Knight Build owed money for work on UK’s poshest street

Contractor takes legal action over unpaid bills on new luxury flats complex

5 days ago

Winvic ranks top of May contracts league

Large residential scheme in Leeds caps strong haul of orders

5 days ago

Bid race starts for up £95m repairs to PFI hospital

Roseberry Park Hospital in Middlesbrough hit by serious defects

5 days ago

Building Safety changes slow down construction recovery

Confused market contains paradox of falling workload and contractors claiming they are too busy

5 days ago

Wates rejigs businesses as veteran leader retires

Wates Construction Group MD Paul Chandler to retire at end of year

1 week ago

Scaffolder dies from chemical burns

Tata Chemicals Europe fined £1.125m after death of Altrad scaffolder

1 week ago

M&E firms warn of persistent skills shortages

Shortage of adequately skilled workers blamed for slow growth

1 week ago

Southern Water names consultants for AMP8

Seven firms to share £240m in professional services spend

1 week ago

Construction buyers see momentum building

Contractors gearing-up for future growth as workloads and confidence rise

1 week ago

Bouygues bags £80m London NHS diagnostic centre job

New five-storey scanning facility to be built at West Middlesex University Hospital

1 week ago

London £3bn schools framework out to tender

SMEs allocated slots on London Construction Programme education framework refresh

1 week ago

Berkeley’s £270m Bath gas works scheme approved

House builder plans to build over 600 flats on banks of River Avon

1 week ago

Road sweeper firm Go Plant went down owing suppliers £4.3m

Former staff launch claim for compensation

1 week ago

Openreach fined £1.34m after engineer drowns in river

Court hears how engineer was swept away after falling into water while trying to repair a telephone line

1 week ago

Glencar bags £30m Cambridge lab and office job

Project will be built at Chesterford Research Park life sciences cluster

1 week ago

Bids due in to replace Luton Airport car park destroyed by fire

Big name firms set to battle for £37.5m contract

1 week ago

Plan in for £500m London beds and sheds docks scheme

Work to start in early 2025 on 200 flats, 1,400 student bed and logistic scheme

1 week ago

Operator trapped on crane boom in London site fire

Seven hospitalised after blaze at Bouygues East London building site

2 weeks ago

Kier FM arm splits into three business streams

Kier Places to extend reach to south coast with reorganisation

1 week ago

Seven secure £3bn United Utilities sewage works deal

Costain, Kier, Murphy and VolkerStevin among winners

1 week ago

Boot gets nod for £110m Walsall warehouse scheme

Work to start on former copper works site in the late Autumn

1 week ago