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Liverpool FC retail store Anfield Stadium

Graham completes work at Liverpool's Anfield shop

17 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Contractor has also won a contract from Highways England for a series of improvement works

Rotherhithe Bridge

Search for contractor to build River Thames crossing starts this autumn

15 Aug 17 | By Will Mann

Consultant Arcadis has already bagged a role on the scheme

Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge Trust to be wound up

14 Aug 17 | By Jim Dunton

Charity behind controversial Thomas Heatherwick-designed bridge to be wound up

Maritime buildings in Wick Scotland

Work underway on £10m renovation of Scottish maritime buildings

10 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

The buildings will service £2.6bn off-shore wind farm off the coast of Scotland

John Morgan

Morgan Sindall boss doubts whether industry margins can ever get to 5%

9 Aug 17 | By Dave Rogers

John Morgan says 2% target for firm’s construction business is ‘very realistic’

Barking Riverside station

Government green lights £263m London Overground extension

8 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

New extension will be operational in late 2021

MORE INFRASTRUCTURE NEWS

ANALYSIS

Guildhall Art Gallery

No place like home: Staycations, Part 3

15 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the third part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

Belfast

No place like home: Staycations, Part 2

14 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the second part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

 staycation

No place like home: Staycations, Part 1

11 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the first part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

Victoria Station Manchester

Rail infrastructure: Losing track, Part 2

10 Aug 17 | By Mark Leftly

Read the second part of a tour of the UK’s major planned rail schemes. What are the chances of them hitting the buffers?

Rail tracks in countryside

Rail infrastructure: Losing track, Part 1

9 Aug 17 | By Mark Leftly

Read the first part of a tour of the UK’s major planned rail schemes. What are the chances of them hitting the buffers?

GATEway trial project

Infrastructure: Smart vehicles

5 Jul 17 | By Fraser Davidson, Elisabeth Selk

Connected and autonomous vehicles are expected to lead the next urban transport revolution - transforming urban mobility and the way roads are managed

Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge: Troubled crossing

19 Apr 17 | By David Blackman

Dame Margaret Hodge’s recent report on the controversial Garden Bridge has highlighted the question of whether the mayor of London should pull the plug on the project

Cover

Is nuclear in meltdown?

24 Mar 17 | By Joey Gardiner

Work on Hinkley C’s construction may be about to start but hopes for a whole new fleet of power stations are at risk after a ‘crisis’ in market confidence triggered by EDF’s Hinkley delivery problems

COMMUNITY OPINION

Richard Threlfall

Infrastructure: Talking heads

13 Jul 17 | By Richard Threlfall

Infrastructure’s many stakeholders have plenty to say, and Richard Threlfall can imagine just what they’re thinking, too. The next step is to learn how to listen to each other

Richard McCarthy

What we can do for Brexit

21 Jun 17 | By Richard McCarthy

The best way to bolster the UK’s negotiating position in Brexit is to have a strong and growing economy. The construction industry needs pull together to show the government how it can help that to happen

Peter Hibberd

Infrastructure: What’s in a name?

31 May 17 | By Peter Hibberd

‘Infrastructure’ is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment, but how do you define it for contract purposes? For the most part, it might be best not to

Chris Fellowes

Lessons from the Garden Bridge fiasco

10 May 17 | By Chris Fellowes

The odds were stacked against a bridge that offered little practical or economic benefit, but failing to secure adequate funding was its ultimate downfall

Richard Threlfall

Infrastructure: Going places

3 May 17 | By Richard Threlfall

Rapid advances in infrastructure technologies will transform the way we build. Construction firms need to stop dragging their feet and catch up with the pace of the new technology revolution