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Saturday25 October 2014

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Alan Brookes

Skills crisis prompts EC Harris to consider offshoring work

24 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Chief executive says consultant could outsource work to fast-developing countries due to UK skills gap

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Nottingham carbon neutral Lab

Morgan Sindall hit by problem contracts

24 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Firm issues profit warning after problems on ‘small number’ of construction contracts in London and South-east

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Architects and consultants are industry's top employers

24 Oct 14 | By Building news desk

Architects and consultants have dominated this year’s Building Good Employer Guide

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Campaign aims to champion energy efficiency

24 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Campaign by range of businesses and organisations aims to raise awareness of the way people can reduce their energy bills

David Brunton

Pick Everard senior partner announces retirement

24 Oct 14 | By Iain Withers

David Brunton will retire next month after four years leading the consultant

more news

Project news

Levitt Bernstein's Granada Studios plan for the Manchester Grande

Levitt Bernstein to transform Granada Studios into hotel

23 Oct 14

TV studios where Coronation Street was filmed to become an “event hotel”

Wright + Wright Geffrye Museum

Geffrye Museum seeks fresh funding for revamp

23 Oct 14

£15m scheme by Wright & Wright sweats on decision next spring

Make scheme for Derwent in Charlotte Street

Derwent dusts off £150m Saatchi building revamp

9 Oct 14

Exclusive: Three contractors in the running for Derwent’s redevelopment of the Saatchi & Saatchi office building in central London

240 Blackfriars - incident

Pane of glass falls from London office building

7 Oct 14

Pane of glass falls several stories onto pavement from office construction site, but fortunately no one injured

Theatr Bryn Terfel

Further woe for Miller's problem theatre

7 Oct 14

Opening show at Bangor University theatre cancelled after being pushed back five months

Royal Mail's Mount Pleasant site

Boris gives go-ahead to Mount Pleasant scheme

3 Oct 14

Mayor of London approves controversial development on site currently occupied by Royal Mail sorting office in Farringdon

Ebbsfleet_Valley

Developer warns over viability of Ebbsfleet garden city

3 Oct 14

Developer of government-backed garden city says it is “struggling” to make 15,000-home scheme viable

South shields

Green light for £100m South Shields scheme

30 Sep 14

Muse Developments and South Tyneside council searching for contractor

Tottenham stadium - hew homes

Fresh plans for Tottenham stadium homes unveiled

29 Sep 14

Haringey council unveils plans for 1,200 new homes, a park and public space next to Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium development

glasgow

Bam to develop £100m Glasgow office scheme

26 Sep 14

Bam to jointly develop £100m office scheme in the centre of Glasgow designed by architect Cooper Cromar

05 FleetHouse

Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will's City office wins planning

25 Sep 14

Scheme in London’s Square Mile gets the go-ahead

Chester Cultural Centre - Bennetts Associates

Green light for £37m Chester cultural centre

22 Sep 14

Bennetts Associates-designed £37m Cultural Centre in Chester wins planning permission

Sheffield - new Era

Plans unveiled for new tower in Sheffield

19 Sep 14

Chinese backed-scheme to provide student accommodation and business space is designed by architect Hadfield Cawkwell Davidson

Southbank

Southbank Centre strikes deal with skateboarders

19 Sep 14

Skateboarders will continue to use undercroft and in return all parties agree to drop legal action to wider £120m revamp

Brighton Sign

Go-ahead for £100m Brighton Circus West scheme

18 Sep 14

Development Securities and McLaren get green light for redevelopment of city centre market

Theatr Bryn Terfel

Miller’s problem theatre job months behind schedule

18 Sep 14

Contractor’s delayed Bangor theatre job now set to complete “by the end of November”

southampton docks

Southampton pressing ahead with major schemes

18 Sep 14

City council leader reveals progress on long-awaited developments

Pinnacle

City primed for new Pinnacle tower plan

17 Sep 14

City of London design chief is expecting a fresh planning application with an entirely new design for the stalled Pinnacle tower

Heygate AHMM and Panter Hudspith

Lend Lease submits Heygate Estate plans

16 Sep 14

AHMM and Panter Hudspith design redevelopment of Heygate Estate, part of Lend Lease’s £1.5bn regeneration of Elephant & Castle

Smithfield Quarter - John McAslan + Partners

Government urged to force Smithfield owners to act

16 Sep 14

Eric Pickles asked to start compulsory purchase proceedings on grounds of neglect after Henderson’s £160m was rejected

By Sector

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Architects and consultants are industry's top employers

24 Oct 14 | By Building news desk

Architects and consultants have dominated this year’s Building Good Employer Guide

more contractor news

Alan Brookes

Skills crisis prompts EC Harris to consider offshoring work

24 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Chief executive says consultant could outsource work to fast-developing countries due to UK skills gap

Comments (3)

more QS news

Heat sensitive house picture

Campaign aims to champion energy efficiency

24 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Campaign by range of businesses and organisations aims to raise awareness of the way people can reduce their energy bills

more sustainability news

Finance

Nottingham carbon neutral Lab

Morgan Sindall hit by problem contracts

24 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Firm issues profit warning after problems on ‘small number’ of construction contracts in London and South-east

more finance news

Sleuk Rith Institute in Cambodia by Zaha Hadid Architects - library exterior and reflecting pool

Zaha Hadid unveils Cambodian genocide centre

13 Oct 14 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

Research centre and memorial in Phnom Penh to be built from timber

more global news

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Architects and consultants are industry's top employers

24 Oct 14 | By Building news desk

Architects and consultants have dominated this year’s Building Good Employer Guide

more architecture news

HS2 Woodesford

HS2 outlines engineering contract opportunities

20 Oct 14 | By Tim Clark

HS2 has laid out details of how it expects to work with contractors and suppliers at a major conference in London

more infrastructure news

Emma Reynolds

Labour insists it's not 'anti-housebuilder'

23 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds says big housebuilders “essential” but land banking must stop

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more housing news

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Education & healthcare

Ayr Academy interior

Kier wins £57m Scottish school projects

20 Oct 14 | By Tim Clark

Kier has been appointed to deliver two secondary school projects in South West Scotland worth £57m.

more education news

Emma Reynolds

Labour insists it's not 'anti-housebuilder'

23 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds says big housebuilders “essential” but land banking must stop

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more policy news

construction site

£750m consultants’ framework to go live as legal row ‘stayed’

17 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Controversial government procurement framework finally ready despite T&T’s compensation claim

more legal news

Dean Webster

Sweett Group chief executive Dean Webster retires early

10 Oct 14

Dean Webster, aged 55, steps down from consultant’s board after 34 years with firm

more career news

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