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Former Crossrail boss Mark Wild to lead HS2

Wild to bear down on spiralling costs and bring rejigged scheme in on time

12 hours ago

Receivers in at £125m Manchester tower developer

Domis Construction walked away from scheme following doubts over funding

1 day ago

Costain A1 £260m dualling job finally gets go-ahead

Ministers sat on planning inspectors report for nearly three years

14 mins ago

Election delays decision on Lower Thames Crossing

Planning decision on £1.2bn Luton airport expansion also pushed back six months

9 mins ago

Caddick steps-in at former Lane End housing job

Contractor to restart phase of £262m scheme hit by administration

53 mins ago

Plans in for Leeds iconic Tetley building revamp

Former brewing giant’s HQ to become indoor market and offices

13 mins ago

BAM wins first phase of North Devon hospital revamp

New staff accommodation to kick-off hospital redevelopment

15 mins ago

McAlpine pulls out of £55m Carlisle Citadels project

University of Cumbria starts hunt for replacement contractor

5 days ago

Strabag UK suffers further big trading loss

Austrian contractor is gearing up for major presence in the UK market

4 days ago

Durham Uni picks UPP for £130m student scheme

Firm will deliver 1,000 self-catered bed spaces

4 days ago

Architects now upbeat after 10-months of work gloom

Larger practices see rising workloads in next three months

4 days ago

Motorist dies after collision with road paver

Police Scotland investigating fatal crash

5 days ago

McLaren Living appoints HG Construction for £69m scheme

Build to Rent scheme will transform former vacant car park site in Leeds city centre

5 days ago

Squibb liquidator probes £2m of “missing” plant

Machinery, cars and scrap metal have disappeared at demolition specialist

5 days ago

Galliford Try to re-enter affordable homes market

Contractor sets out new five-year plan to build margin to 4%

5 days ago

Former Sellar chief to lead civils contractor Kilnbridge

Owen Dannatt joins as new CEO as founder Dermot McDermott becomes Chairman

5 days ago

Hunt starts for nuclear fusion plant construction partner

Fusion energy plant to be built at West Burton coal power station site.

5 days ago

National Grid raises £7bn for big infrastructure upgrade

Rights issue to fund a major round of capital investment in energy infrastructure

5 days ago

Grenfell police probe to last at least until end of 2025

19 companies and 58 individuals could eventually face charges

5 days ago

Mace confirmed on £100m London office retrofit

Work underway on Helical’s 100 New Bridge Street job near Ludgate Circus

6 days ago

Wylfa chosen for next big nuclear power station build

Government names Anglesey site for a large-scale gigawatt nuclear power plant.

6 days ago

Bowmer & Kirkland trading profit halves

Contractor buys HVAC specialist Adcock despite challenging market

6 days ago

Piling specialist Van Elle plans further job cuts

Piling specialist plans further cost savings in face of lower demand

6 days ago

Civils contractor A Catlow files administration notice

High voltage cable specialist lodges court notice

6 days ago

Green light for ARC Oxford lab campus

Work to start later this year on £40m Ascent building job

6 days ago

Stonehenge tunnel hit by another legal delay

Court upholds latest appeal against £1.7bn scheme by campaigners

7 days ago

Plans go in for huge Olympic Park construction hub

Bow Goods Yard could deliver 3.5m tonnes of materials a year to sites across London

7 days ago

40% affordable homes target for Labour’s new towns

Labour pledges to select new town sites by end of first year

7 days ago

Plan for £100m Liverpool Baltic station

Construction work could begin next year

1 week ago

Surgo Construction went down owing £4.5m

Biggest creditor is Bellway Homes after dispute on housing job

7 days ago

Vistry seals £157m West London housing deal

Around 575 homes to be built at Merrick Place scheme in Ealing

7 days ago

Streamlined Watkin Jones returns to profit in first half

Multi-room specialist sees secured work pipeline hit £1.4bn

7 days ago

Bellway hires ex-brickie as group construction chief

James Griffin to oversee move to the Future Homes Standard and timber frame.

1 week ago

Persimmon under fire for delays to £10m relief road

West Suffolk Council serves Breach of Condition Notices after timetable slips again

1 week ago

BAM wins £33m Kent secondary school job

Replacement Swanley academy to be built at live school site

7 days ago

Aluminium cladding specialist collapses

Melton Mowbray-based firm worked for several main contractors

1 week ago

Brickwork contractor Lee Marley returns to profit

Affordable and rental homes demand lifts brickwork contractor

1 week ago

Housing contractor Durkan suffers second year of losses

More fire safety provisions tip firm into £3.9m loss

1 week ago

Farrans makes breakthrough on tricky tunnel job

Tunnel under Tees latest part of new £155m water pipeline job

1 week ago

Heidelberg buys aggregates and earthworks specialist B&A

Latest deal follows acquisition of Mick George

1 week ago

Flagship biodiversity net gain scheme flawed

NAO warns Government’s flagship green development scheme at risk of failure

2 weeks ago

Plan in for £3bn Lincolnshire mega data centre

3.3m sq ft Humber Tech Park will be one of Europe’s largest data centres

2 weeks ago

Green light for Digbeth 1,300 homes scheme

Warner’s Fields scheme to start with excavation and landscaping of the River Rea

2 weeks ago

£210m M3 Junction 9 upgrade gains consent

VolkerFitzpatrick to start work in early 2025 on Winnall roundabout, near Winchester

2 weeks ago

United Living wins 14-year L&Q homes repairs deal

Trafford housing upkeep deal worth £205m

2 weeks ago

£400m Lewisham resi-led scheme advances

Land deal paves way for Amro Partners’ 1,000-home London scheme

2 weeks ago

McLaren gets go-ahead for Grade II listed Leeds student scheme

Springfield House to be revamped and two new wings added

2 weeks ago

Piling giant to fit people alarms on all rigs

Cementation Skanska upgrades site safety systems

2 weeks ago

Vistry to make £800m profit after subcontractor cost cuts

House builder bullish about shareholder returns after asking suppliers for discounts

2 weeks ago

Shareholders approve £2.5bn Barratt and Redrow merger

Final hurdle is for the competition regulator to approve the deal.

2 weeks ago

Green light for £80m Leith waterfront revamp

Build-to-rent homes and student accommodation scheme to be built

2 weeks ago