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Council orders developer to tear down tower blocks

Comer Homes told to demolish occupied towers in Woolwich after planning row

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Barratt to demolish more homes with faulty foundations

Number of homes to be demolished on Cambridge estate rises from 36 to 83

3 hours ago

Steel contractor William Hare edges back to break-even

Revenue slides a quarter to £165m as firm records £108,000 profit

2 hours ago

Willmott Dixon fails to agree final price for Newcastle leisure job

City council looks for new contractor as budgets under pressure

3 hours ago

Bidding to start for civil service’s second home in Darlington

Government Property Agency will invite bids in Q4 for major new Government office complex

18 hours ago

Arup and Aecom on board for £1bn Lincolnshire powerline

New high voltage overhead line and substations from Grimsby and Walpole

17 hours ago

Plan in for Stansted airport terminal extension

Original Foster design will be replicated in 54m extension towards airfield

3 hours ago

Clients consider options after Westridge collapse

£64m turnover contractor now in hands of administrators

1 day ago

Plans in for 800-bed Leeds student and retail scheme

Major scheme will replace The Core shopping centre in the city

2 days ago

Eric Wright Construction returns to profit

Construction division back in the black as strict contract selection pays off

1 day ago

Balfour boss Leo Quinn backs rainbow lanyards

Chief executive vows “visible leadership” on diversity drive

1 day ago

McAleer & Rushe awarded £60m Barking flats job

Work to start in November on near 200 rental homes project

1 day ago

Lancashire Council awards £300m building framework

Carefoot and Conlon secure spots for major building jobs

1 day ago

Housing contractor Real LSE files administration notice

Real LSE part of group formed in 2021 following acquisition of Rydon contracts

2 days ago

ISG clinches £155m Cat D prison expansion

Firm to deliver 780 new places at three existing prison locations

2 days ago

27-storey Salford student tower approved

540-bed student block to be built on former site of McDonalds’ regional HQ

2 days ago

Morgan Sindall £48m Dumfries school job approved

Building work to start before the end of 2023

2 days ago

Pagabo starts race for £1.6bn decarbonising frameworks

Two frameworks are anchored by Great Ormond Street Hospital and Hull City Council

2 days ago

Former HS2 chairmen blast plans to scale back scheme

Fears grow for future of UK’s biggest construction project

2 days ago

Redrow plans 1,400 home garden village in Rochdale

Construction on first phase could start next year

2 days ago

Bouygues/Murphy JV tipped for £2.3bn Thames tunnel job

Frontrunner emerges for Lower Thames Crossing 4.2km tunnel job

5 days ago

Subbies facing squeeze as main contractors tighten belts

Pay disputes increasing as suppliers fear major contractors returning to “bad old ways”

5 days ago

Portview takes control of Fulham Buckingham stand

Fit-out specialist steps in after main contractor failure

5 days ago

Firefighters probe cause of Leeds modular scheme blaze

Fire broke out in timber frame office job at Citu’s eco development

5 days ago

Manslaughter probe dropped after demolition deaths

HSE to now lead investigation of 2019 tragedy

5 days ago

Vinci/McAlpine JV to start £105m NHS rehabilitation centre

Treasury clears New Hospital Programme job to start main construction

5 days ago

First sign of price falls for construction products

Supply returns to pre-covid levels as demand drops

6 days ago

Three giant lab buildings approved at £700m Oxford R&D district

Phase 2 Oxford North office and lab buildings to deliver 460,000 sq ft of space

7 days ago

PM fails to quash speculation about plan to axe HS2 phase 2

Sunak ducks future of HS2 question at big net zero Government briefing

6 days ago
Wind farm construction theme

Green light for giant North Wales offshore wind farm

Awel y Môr wind farm is the biggest renewable investment in Wales for a decade

6 days ago