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Thursday24 April 2014

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Gleeds seeks legal advice over pension liability ruling

24 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Consultant considers suing former pension adviser after judge suggests liability could increase by £45m

Construction site

Workloads growing at fastest rate for 20 years, says RICS

24 Apr 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Workload growth fastest since mid-nineties, according to the industry survey

Vince Cable

Cable urged to pressure clients to sign payment charter

24 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Specialist contractors set out their vision for enforcement of the construction payment charter

BIM

70% of BIM users say it gives them the edge

24 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

NBS survey reveals almost three quarters of industry professionals think BIM gives them a competitive advantage

GCF

Miller Group confirms strategic business review

24 Apr 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Scottish firm says it is “reviewing a number of strategic options”

more news

Project news

Brixton town centre regeneration - Muse / Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall inks £135m Brixton regeneration deal

16 Apr 14

Morgan Sindall’s regeneration arm has struck a deal with Lambeth council to develop a £135m scheme across three sites in Brixton, south London.

Red Road tower block

Commonwealth Games bosses ditch flat demolition plan

14 Apr 14

Plan to demolish Glasgow’s Red Road flats live during Games opening ceremony has been dropped after the idea sparked outrage

quintain wembley

Quintain inks deal for 475 Wembley homes

14 Apr 14

Quintain secures Swiss real estate backer for next phase of Wembley Park scheme

Coronation Street

Mace overcomes setbacks to deliver new Corrie studio

11 Apr 14

Contractor overcomes problems to deliver ‘Britain’s most famous street’

Lord's warner stand replacement

Mayor approves Bam’s Lord's stand project

11 Apr 14

Cricket ground’s £21m stand is the first stage of a £200m redevelopment of the facility

Watford Health Campus

Kier’s £260m Watford health scheme in for planning

10 Apr 14

Redevelopment to include housing, retail and business space as well as hospital space

Frank Gehry: eastern aspect of Phase 3.

Gehry and Foster unveil Battersea Power Station designs

7 Apr 14

Architects unveil designs for phase 3 of £8bn redevelopment of iconic power station

Planning Houses

Crown Estate's 5,000-home scheme wins planning

7 Apr 14

A 5,000-home scheme in Breckland, Norfolk, has been given the go-ahead by planners

Abderdeen Marischal Square

Muse unveils plans for £100m Aberdeen city centre revamp

7 Apr 14

Regeneration division of Morgan Sindall will submit plans for mixed-use scheme

Osborne fire in Southampton by Matthew_Myatt on Twitter

'Roofer's heat gun sparked blaze on Osborne site'

7 Apr 14

Contractor says roofer’s heat gun sparked major fire at its £50m student accommodation scheme in Southampton

Westfield - west London

Westfield wins planning for £1bn west London scheme

4 Apr 14

Plans for a £1bn extension to Westfield’s shopping centre in west London have been given the green light by planners

Earls Court Village - Earls Court redevelopment

New Earls Court Village gets go-ahead

4 Apr 14

The first detailed plans for parts of the £8bn Earls Court redevelopment have been given the green light by planners

Silvertown Quays

Plans unveiled for Silvertown Quays

1 Apr 14

Scheme comprises 7 million sq ft, including a commercial quarter and 2,500 homes

Convoy Wharf - Sir Terry Farrell

Boris backs £1bn Convoys Wharf scheme

1 Apr 14

Mayor gives go-ahead to Farrells’ controversial £1bn Convoys Wharf scheme by the river at Deptford

Diamond Tower - Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf primes two towers for construction

28 Mar 14

Developer starts initial work on new office and residential towers

Earls Court

Joint venture for £8bn Earl's Court scheme confirmed

28 Mar 14

The developer of the massive £8bn Earl’s Court scheme has formed a joint venture with Transport for London

Heatherwick and Arup's Garden Bridge

Heatherwick garden bridge fundraising tops £100m

28 Mar 14

Project is now within sight of its £150m target

Alexandra Palace theatre

Alexandra Palace picks team for revamp

26 Mar 14

Project team picked for refurbishment of old BBC studios and Victorian theatre

Circus West at Battersea Power Station

Battersea design boss bemoans 'identikit cities'

25 Mar 14

Head of design at Battersea Power Station redevelopment says UK towns are on ‘collision course with mediocrity’

Elizabeth House

High Court waves through £600m Elizabeth House scheme

21 Mar 14

Judge rules against Westminster council and English Heritage’s legal challenge to Chipperfield redevelopment

By Sector

Vince Cable

Cable urged to pressure clients to sign payment charter

24 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Specialist contractors set out their vision for enforcement of the construction payment charter

more contractor news

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Gleeds seeks legal advice over pension liability ruling

24 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Consultant considers suing former pension adviser after judge suggests liability could increase by £45m

more QS news

Heat sensitive house picture

Lakehouse merges with Scottish renewables firm

23 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Contractor merges with 250-strong Everwarm

more sustainability news

Finance

Construction site

Workloads growing at fastest rate for 20 years, says RICS

24 Apr 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Workload growth fastest since mid-nineties, according to the industry survey

more finance news

Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

more global news

University College Hospital, Euston Road

Firms appointed to £600m NHS framework

22 Apr 14 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk, Allister Hayman

Aecom, Sweett, Ridge and BDP among the consultants and architects picked for University College London Hospitals’ 10-year development framework

more architecture news

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Government unveils support for £12bn of renewables

23 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Department of Energy and Climate Change announces eight renewable energy projects that will benefit from electricity market reforms

more infrastructure news

Taylor Wimpey 226

Taylor Wimpey reports strong start to year

17 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Housebuilder says “positive momentum” in UK housing market continues

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

University College Hospital, Euston Road

Firms appointed to £600m NHS framework

22 Apr 14 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk, Allister Hayman

Aecom, Sweett, Ridge and BDP among the consultants and architects picked for University College London Hospitals’ 10-year development framework

more education news

Lechworth garden city

No fresh investment for new 'garden cities'

14 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Government says it will offer range of support for three 15,000-home “garden city” schemes, but no fresh investment

more policy news

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Gleeds seeks legal advice over pension liability ruling

24 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Consultant considers suing former pension adviser after judge suggests liability could increase by £45m

more legal news

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Government launches push to "inspire next generation of engineers"

4 Nov 13 | By Iain Withers

Raft of measures announced backed by £49m of new public funding

more career news

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