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Kier wins £48m contract for ARM HQ expansion

Kier wins £48m contract for ARM HQ expansion

25 Aug 2016: Despite its imminent £24bn takeover by Japan’s Softbank, UK microchip manufacturer ARM Holdings is pressing ahead with plans to expand its Cambridge headquarters. more »

Plans in for Salford tower blocks

Plans in for Salford tower blocks

25 Aug 2016: A planning application has been submitted for a £150m residential towers development in Salford. more »

QS on board for stalled Croydon scheme

QS on board for stalled Croydon scheme

25 Aug 2016: Faithful+Gould has been appointed as quantity surveyor and employer’s agent to Hub Group’s £120m housing development in central Croydon. more »

Interserve wins second York campus scheme

Interserve wins second York campus scheme

24 Aug 2016: Interserve has won a £17m contract to design and build a three-storey development at the University of York's Campus East. more »

Lendlease gets £200m contract for blingtastic apartment block

Lendlease gets £200m contract for blingtastic apartment block

23 Aug 2016: Lendlease has won a £200m contract to build what will be one of the tallest, and probably glitziest, apartment blocks in London. more »

Kier crows over framework appointments

Kier crows over framework appointments

23 Aug 2016: Kier Group reckons it has been a good summer, having won itself places on three major construction frameworks since the start of July. more »

Balfour chosen for £42m Vauxhall tower

Balfour chosen for £42m Vauxhall tower

23 Aug 2016: Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract to build a £42m student accommodation tower block in Vauxhall, south London. more »

Third Wellington Place contract for Wates

Third Wellington Place contract for Wates

22 Aug 2016: Developer MEPC has appointed Wates Construction for a new office development in Leeds. more »

First detailed plans submitted for Edinburgh Marina

First detailed plans submitted for Edinburgh Marina

18 Aug 2016: Detailed planning applications have been submitted for the first stages of the proposed Edinburgh Marina at Granton following this week's approval of the overall masterplan. more »

CH2M embarks on second phase of Thames flood-protection

CH2M embarks on second phase of Thames flood-protection

18 Aug 2016: The largest-ever programme of improvements to barriers protecting London and Kent from flooding will form part of the next stage of work under a CH2M project being carried out for the Environment Agency. more »

Modular breaks through into build-to-rent market

Modular breaks through into build-to-rent market

25 Aug 2016: A 23-storey block of flats for the private rented sector in Greenwich is to be built from modules made in a factory in Shropshire. more »

Root-and-branch review brings tube maintenance back in house

Root-and-branch review brings tube maintenance back in house

25 Aug 2016: After 13 years, Amey is losing a lucrative maintenance contract with London Underground as the work is brought back in house. more »

Robertson makes a start on Aberdeen’s new £333m conference centre

Robertson makes a start on Aberdeen’s new £333m conference centre

24 Aug 2016: Main contractor Robertson Construction Group has begun work on site for the new £333m Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC). more »

Clugston wins £66m civils contract for Kent waste-to-energy plant

Clugston wins £66m civils contract for Kent waste-to-energy plant

24 Aug 2016: Clugston Construction has secured a £66m contract to deliver the building and civil engineering works for a new waste-fuelled combined heat & power plant for Wheelabrator Technologies at Kemsley in Kent. more »

Costain JV picks up final Crossrail contract

Costain JV picks up final Crossrail contract

23 Aug 2016: A joint venture of Alstom Transport (UK), TSO and Costain has been awarded a £26m contract to build a rail maintenance depot in Plumstead. more »

Wates seals deal for £63.5m research centre in Norwich

Wates seals deal for £63.5m research centre in Norwich

23 Aug 2016: Wates Construction has signed a £63.5m contract to build a food and health research centre at Norwich Research Park. more »

Modular builders named for £600m framework

Modular builders named for £600m framework

23 Aug 2016: Eleven companies have been selected for the southern modular building solutions framework. more »

Wates almshouse project gets go-ahead

Wates almshouse project gets go-ahead

19 Aug 2016: Wates Living Space Homes is set to start building work next month on new bungalows to replace 1930s almshouse accommodation in Newcastle. more »

Leeds University tenders £60m development

Leeds University tenders £60m development

18 Aug 2016: The University of Leeds is seeking a contractor for the development of its North East Quarter. more »

Mace wins contract for new London medical centre

Mace wins contract for new London medical centre

17 Aug 2016: Mace has won the contract to build a new medical centre for University College London Hospitals (UCLH). more »

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