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This month has seen the government finally giving the go-ahead to Hinckley C, while the airport expansion debate has taken a new twist with Heathrow publishing revised plans. A major redevelopment of the area of central Birmingham featuring the HS2 hub station has been detailed, while the world’s largest offshore maintenance hub is set to be constructed in Grimsby.
This month has seen the unveiling of a range of major new projects, from the road tunnel between Manchester and Sheffield to a new bridge across the Menai Straits. However, the new prime minister appears to have doubts about the Hinkley C nuclear power station. Energy round-up Theresa May has been defended by two Tory […]
Transport for London (TfL) is seeking a contractor as it plans to build an extension to the London Overground line to serve the new Barking Riverside development.
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called on the government to shift the bulk of its transport infrastructure investment northwards, after research showed a huge gap in spending with London.
The quest has started to find a contractor to carry out the construction of a new bus station for Wigan.
Heart of Midlothian Football club has submitted a planning application for a new £12 million stand at its Tynecastle home.
A new residential project in central Manchester will be developed by Hong-Kong based Far East Consortium International (FEC), Manchester Place and The Co-op have announced.
Haringey Council has shortlisted six possible contractors for a major redevelopment scheme in Tottenham, based around the new White Hart Lane Stadium.
Sussex University’s plan to build 2,100 new student places at its Hope Hill campus in Brighton has been backed by the city council.
UK construction could be revolutionised by the use of new ‘smart bricks’ that can recycle wastewater and generate energy from sunlight.
Finance has been secured for a new apartment development in the Castlefield area of Manchester. Developer Glenbrook has signed an agreement with investment firm Moorfield to finance the £40 million development. Work will now start on the 200,000 sq ft private rental scheme (PRS) development, which will include £230 apartments in three buildings, ranging from […]
The prime minister is still keen on major infrastructure projects, despite the delay over a decision about the Hinkley C nuclear power plant, Tory grandee Lord Heseltine has said.
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