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Wednesday01 October 2014

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New Bloomberg HQ

Sir Robert McAlpine's London boss exits

1 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman, Joey Gardiner

Exclusive: Vince Corrigan, the boss of Sir Robert McAlpine’s London and South-east business, is to leave the firm

Willmott Dixon construction boss steps down

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Long-time capital works chief executive John Frankiewicz to return in non-executive role

Balfour

Two more Balfour Beatty directors leave

1 Oct 14 | By Vern Pitt

Executive director Bob Clark retires from the firm, along with the HR director of the regional business

Free schools

Full list: 35 new free schools approved

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Education secretary Nicky Morgan signs off creation of 35 new schools

High speed train

HS2 college HQ goes to Birmingham

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

College for training next generation of engineers for HS2 to have homes in Birmingham and Doncaster

more news

Project news

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

Everton - Goodison

Everton secures council backing for new stadium

16 Sep 14

Liverpool council and football club agree plan for new stadium development at Walton Park in the north of the city

Fire Engine

Blaze rips through Morgan Sindall's Nottingham lab project

15 Sep 14

University determined to rebuild £16m chemistry lab

london skyline thames

Government gives green light to £4bn Thames 'super-sewer'

12 Sep 14

Government gives development consent for 25km Thames Tideway Tunnel, with construction due to start in 2016

Principal Place, Hammerson

Amazon confirms move to Brookfield's Principal Place

12 Sep 14

Move set to kickstart development of stalled Foster + Partners scheme in Bishopsgate

Westfield - west London

Westfield primed to start work on £1bn west London expansion

11 Sep 14

Developer given final planning approval for expansion of its shopping mall in west London

Tottenham Hot Spurs Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur delays stadium project

10 Sep 14

Ongoing wranglings over compulsory purchase order delay move to new stadium by a season

Science Museum Mathematics Gallery

Zaha Hadid to design Science Museum's maths gallery

10 Sep 14

Architect beats Carmody Groarke and Hugh Broughton to the job to design the Science Museum’s new mathematics gallery

By Sector

New Bloomberg HQ

Sir Robert McAlpine's London boss exits

1 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman, Joey Gardiner

Exclusive: Vince Corrigan, the boss of Sir Robert McAlpine’s London and South-east business, is to leave the firm

more contractor news

Uwe Krueger, Atkins

Atkins aquires UK oil and gas specialist for £45m

1 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Atkins announces acquisition of a Texas-based oil and gas specialist Houston Offshore Engineering

more QS news

Neville Wiltshire

Green Deal firm collapsed owing £2.6m

30 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

The Green Deal firm owned by Neville Wiltshire from the BBC’s The Call Centre collapsed owing £2.6m to trade creditors

more sustainability news

Finance

Mipim project 2012 - The Francis Crick, UK

HOK's global arm back in the black

1 Oct 14 | By Vern Pitt

Architect’s international arm, which includes its UK business, reports return to profit, although its level of UK work fell

more finance news

Gazprom RMJM

Russian firm replaces RMJM on Gazprom tower

30 Sep 14 | By Iain Withers

RMJM’s original design retained but scheme will now be overseen by Gorproyekt

more global news

Mipim project 2012 - The Francis Crick, UK

HOK's global arm back in the black

1 Oct 14 | By Vern Pitt

Architect’s international arm, which includes its UK business, reports return to profit, although its level of UK work fell

more architecture news

High speed train

HS2 college HQ goes to Birmingham

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

College for training next generation of engineers for HS2 to have homes in Birmingham and Doncaster

more infrastructure news

Bovis Homes

Bovis Homes finance director steps down

30 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

Jonathan Hill is to leave the business to take up role older people’s service provider Saga

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

Free schools

Full list: 35 new free schools approved

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Education secretary Nicky Morgan signs off creation of 35 new schools

more education news

Mark Reynolds

Thames Tideway boss to chair government infrastructure group

1 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Andy Mitchell appointed chair of the Infrastructure Client Group set up to drive cost savings on government-procured infrastructure projects

more policy news

Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke boss wades into prompt payment debate

26 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

Exclusive: Anna Stewart intervenes in ongoing debate over mandating prompt payment to suppliers

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more legal news

useful

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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