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Friday19 September 2014

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The deal between Holyrood and Westminster could be renegotiated with less cash going to Scotland

Scotland primed for investment after No vote

19 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

David Cameron welcomes No campaign victory and pledges more devolution for Scotland and English votes for English laws

Building site

UK contractor finances ‘unsustainable’ as margins fall

19 Sep 14 | By Allister Hayman

KPMG study finds main contractors suffering tightening margins and declining cash levels despite upturn

Sheffield - new Era

Plans unveiled for new tower in Sheffield

19 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

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 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

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

Thames

Government gives Thames ‘super-sewer’ go-ahead

19 Sep 14 | By Allister Hayman

Ministers conclude there is “on balance a good case” for £4bn Thames tunnel, but project could yet face legal challenges

more news

Project news

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

Battersea Power Station

Skanska wins £600m Battersea Power Station job

10 Sep 14

Exclusive: Contractor sees off three big name rivals to take £600m job to redevelop the Battersea Power Station

Prince Charles

Prince Charles backed move to scrap Smithfield

10 Sep 14

Future king ‘cheered’ decision by Eric Pickles to throw out McAslan proposal for Smithfield market

PLP Southbank

Developer primed for PLP Bankside tower

10 Sep 14

Native Land lined up for 48-storey Bankside scheme which is being sold by funder Carlyle Group

UNite - Portsmouth

Unite wins planning for £42m Portsmouth student scheme

8 Sep 14

Developer Unite has won planning approval for a £42m student accommodation scheme in the centre of Portsmouth

Buchanan Galleries

Independence vote could scupper £350m Glasgow scheme

8 Sep 14

Uncertainty over Scottish independence could see backers scrap BDP-designed expansion of Buchanan Galleries

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Building site

UK contractor finances ‘unsustainable’ as margins fall

19 Sep 14 | By Allister Hayman

KPMG study finds main contractors suffering tightening margins and declining cash levels despite upturn

more contractor news

The deal between Holyrood and Westminster could be renegotiated with less cash going to Scotland

Scotland primed for investment after No vote

19 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

David Cameron welcomes No campaign victory and pledges more devolution for Scotland and English votes for English laws

more QS news

Ecobuild

MPs savage 'flawed' Green Deal

15 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

Energy and Climate Change Committee report calls for government rethink on ‘failing’ scheme

more sustainability news

Finance

Hyder

Arcadis’ £296m Hyder deal clears regulatory hurdle

18 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

German competition regulator gives its approval to the aquisition

more finance news

China’s Smart City unveiled

Paul Davis + Partners unveils Chinese smart city

18 Sep 14

Architect Paul Davis + Partners has unveiled designs for a major mixed-use scheme in Ningbo, China

more global news

Sheffield - new Era

Plans unveiled for new tower in Sheffield

19 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

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

more architecture news

Thames

Government gives Thames ‘super-sewer’ go-ahead

19 Sep 14 | By Allister Hayman

Ministers conclude there is “on balance a good case” for £4bn Thames tunnel, but project could yet face legal challenges

more infrastructure news

Duggan Morris, Avanti and Mae's Tybalds Estate

London's housing space standards to be rolled out across UK

16 Sep 14 | By David Rogers

The government has agreed every local authority should have the chance to adopt the capital’s space standards

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

Mairi Johnson

Former EFA design chief regrets cuts to school sizes

5 September 2014 | By Sarah Richardson

Mairi Johnson believes baseline designs for schools may result in buildings being too small

more education news

The deal between Holyrood and Westminster could be renegotiated with less cash going to Scotland

Scotland primed for investment after No vote

19 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

David Cameron welcomes No campaign victory and pledges more devolution for Scotland and English votes for English laws

more policy news

Money

Subcontractors seek to expose late payment

16 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

National subcontractor organisations are surveying firms to benchmark the state of payment practices the industry

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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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