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Wednesday04 May 2016

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Rolls Building

Carillion sues Rolls Building subcontractors over delays

4 May 16 | By Iain Withers

Main contractor claims it incurred liquidated damages as a result of handing the project over late

blacklisting

Unite wins delay to blacklisting High Court case

4 May 16 | By Louise Dransfield

The union made the submission after the three other blacklisting victims groups settled with the contractors

Fathom Architects Launch Team

Make partner quits to set up new practice

4 May 16 | By David Blackman

Fathom will target educational and residential projects in heritage locations

McLaren

McLaren hit by losses on problem jobs

4 May 16 | By Yoosof Farah

McLaren Construction posts £15.4m pre-tax loss but overall group reportedly makes profit

Core Five

Core Five makes trio of hires

4 May 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Consultant makes a series of new hires as it looks to expand its capabilities

more news

Project news

Shell Centre

Work starts on £1bn Shell Centre

29 Apr 16

First of seven new towers set to rise from Waterloo site

Maggie's Manchester at the Christie Hospital - designed by Foster and Partners

Foster's Manchester Maggie's Centre opens

28 Apr 16

Norman Foster speaks of his personal connections

Zaha Hadid Architects - Sberbank Technopark at Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow

Zaha Hadid Architects picks up Moscow technopark job

28 Apr 16

Bank’s neighbours will include David Adjaye college

Kings Cross overview

Argent gears up for next King’s Cross schemes

28 Apr 16

The next slew of work at developer Argent’s King’s Cross scheme could go in for planning as early as next month

David Chipperfield Architects - Stockholm Nobel Centre

Green light for Chipperfield's Nobel Centre

27 Apr 16

Work on controversial project could start next year

Barca

FC Barcelona's new Nou Camp plans

25 Apr 16

Spanish football giant releases images of Nikken Sekkei-designed stadium extension

Barking station

Barking Riverside station designs unveiled

21 Apr 16

Project will connect new suburb to London Overground

PLP Architecture’s 235 Westferry Wharf

Tower Hamlets refuses PLP scheme

21 Apr 16

Final decision on 110m tower will be made by mayor of London

BBC TV Centre

Lendlease scoops up contracts worth £80m at White City

12 Apr 16

The contractor is to refurbish three buildings for commercial office space at the former BBC Media Village

North West Cambridge Development  - Hill second phase

Hill plans £60m second phase in Cambridge

12 Apr 16

The housebuilder is to submit plans later this year for 107 new homes at the North West Cambridge Development

Southall Gasworks

Revised Southall Gasworks scheme gets go-ahead

12 Apr 16

Berkeley Group expects to start on-site this year building 3,750 new homes and 50,000sq m of commercial space

One Nine Elms

Interserve and Chinese contractor off One Nine Elms

11 Apr 16

Contractors and developer end deal on £1bn scheme

Bristol Arena Populous

Bouygues' Bristol Arena gets green light

8 Apr 16

Populous scheme to open in 2018

Planning Houses

Barratt lands 1,000-home Nestle scheme

7 Apr 16

Housebuilder partners with industrial developer Segro on west London scheme

Monarchs

Consultants win £37m royal palaces revamp

6 Apr 16

Mace and Lendlease among the firms appointed to improve public facilities at Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse

AHMM Royal London Hospital

Architect lands £77m Tower Hamlets scheme

6 Apr 16

Work to finish in 2021

Bishopsgate

City helps 22 Bishopsgate fight off daylight objections

6 Apr 16

City of London planners support right-to-light manoeuvre for 62-storey tower

Museum of London

Six architects vie for £150m Museum of London

5 Apr 16

Winner of flagship arts job due this summer

US Embassy thumb

Hotel plan for Mayfair's US Embassy

5 Apr 16

The plans will see a hotel, retail and event space created

Bishopsgate Goodsyard proposals

Bishopsgate public hearing date set

4 Apr 16

Planning inquiry one of the last to be heard by outgoing mayor

London mayor leaflets 2016

Online poll: London homes

4 May 16

Are you confident the next mayor of London will deliver the 50,000 homes a year London needs? Vote here

By Sector

blacklisting

Unite wins delay to blacklisting High Court case

4 May 16 | By Louise Dransfield

The union made the submission after the three other blacklisting victims groups settled with the contractors

more contractor news

Core Five

Core Five makes trio of hires

4 May 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Consultant makes a series of new hires as it looks to expand its capabilities

more QS news

nuclear

Horizon seeks consultants for £10bn Welsh nuclear plant

28 Apr 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Horizon Nuclear Power begins search for management roles on Wylfa Newydd project

more sustainability news

Finance

McLaren

McLaren hit by losses on problem jobs

4 May 16 | By Yoosof Farah

McLaren Construction posts £15.4m pre-tax loss but overall group reportedly makes profit

more finance news

Zaha Hadid Architects - Sberbank Technopark at Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow

Zaha Hadid Architects picks up Moscow technopark job

28 Apr 16 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

Bank’s neighbours will include David Adjaye college

more global news

Fathom Architects Launch Team

Make partner quits to set up new practice

4 May 16 | By David Blackman

Fathom will target educational and residential projects in heritage locations

more architecture news

HS2 Euston 1 thumb

UK enters infrastructure top ten

3 May 16 | By Yoosof Farah

But Brexit fears are slowing down deals, says Arcadis research

more infrastructure news

Andrew Telfer and Nick Simpkin Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon launches new resi business

4 May 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor poaches Berkeley finance director to lead its merged resi businesses

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

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PFI schools consortium faces five months of penalties

3 May 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Edinburgh School Partnership set to lose millions more in fees until all schools re-open

more education news

Northern Gateway area

Manchester seeks investor for 8,000 homes

29 Apr 16 | By Tim Clark

Investment partner sought for new homes in Northern Gateway vision

more policy news

Rolls Building

Carillion sues Rolls Building subcontractors over delays

4 May 16 | By Iain Withers

Main contractor claims it incurred liquidated damages as a result of handing the project over late

more legal news

Gianluca Barletta WSP

WSP PB hiring spree

21 Mar 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Consultant poaches former Balfour Beatty and Aecom directors

more career news

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