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Friday04 September 2015

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friends of the earth

Legal action threatened over plans to axe solar subsidy

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Friends of the Earth to explore legal options after government consults on scrapping solar feed-in tariff

Queen's builder

Queen’s builder owed £20m to creditors

4 Sep 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Details revealed in Companies House records filed by Fairhurst Ward Abbotts’ administrator

Canary Wharf

Lighting upgrade saves Canary Wharf Group £400,000 a year

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

LED system allows company to cut over 1,950 tonnes of carbon emissions

55 Colmore Row

Morgan Sindall wins £30m landmark Birmingham office

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

IM Properties names Morgan Sindall main contractor on its £30m revamp of 55 Colmore Row

Lambeth town hall

Brixton regeneration project gets go-ahead

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Muse Developments wins planning permission for major regen project which will provide new office and 194 homes

more news

Project news

King's Cross

Buyers wanted for Government's Kings Cross stake

17 Aug 15

The government has started the process of selling its 36.5% stake in King’s Cross developer King’s Cross Central Ltd Partnership

Jestico & Whiles Edinburgh hotel

Jestico & Whiles 'coiled ribbons' Edinburgh hotel approved

17 Aug 15

Edinburgh job is part of £850m mixed-use scheme

Grafton's Kingston University Town House project - detail of colonnade facing Surrey County Hall

Green light for £55m Kingston uni building

14 Aug 15

Councillors drop objections to Kingston University scheme they once likened to a ‘WWII flak tower’

Meridian Water Angel Bridge

Five developer shortlist for £2bn north London scheme

11 Aug 15

Big names in the running for Meridian Water development

St Johns

Final plans in for Allied London's huge Manchester scheme

11 Aug 15

Allied London has completed its planning submissions for the entire St John’s masterplan in Manchester

AMC Extended Street View

Brookfield Multiplex lands £275m Abu Dhabi mall contract

10 Aug 15

Brookfield Mulitplex has won the £275m contruction contract for a new shopping centre in Abu Dhabi

Earls Court

HSE asked to 'urgently' investigate Earls Court asbestos claims

10 Aug 15

London Assembly members have requested the HSE “urgently” investigate the Earls Court redevelopment over asbestos concerns

Dirty Lane

Major £300m scheme next to London's Borough Market

10 Aug 15

Developers plan ‘Covent Garden style’ retail and office scheme

Phase 4a Battersea

Battersea Power Station developer relocates affordable homes

5 Aug 15

Developer submits proposals relocating affordable homes to outskirts of main development over concerns of delays from infrastructure projects

Gascoigne Estate, Barking

Bouygues UK bags £42m Barking regeneration scheme

4 Aug 15

Bouygues UK wins first construction contract from Gascoigne Estate regneration masterplan

Arena Central

Galliford Try wins £66m HSBC retail bank HQ

4 Aug 15

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build HSBC’s new Birmingham office

Intu's Watford shopping centre extension

Cost of Watford mall revamp jumps 48%

30 Jul 15

Client Intu says cost of mall refurbishment and extension has soared following Bam’s departure

education classroom useful

Galliford Try inks £48.5m Lincolnshire schools deal

28 Jul 15

Contractor to build two secondary schools and six primary schools in north of county

Future Croydon

Savills plots £40m Croydon scheme

27 Jul 15

Savills’ investment management arm has purchased an industrial site in West Croydon

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Hammerson posts 9.2% drop in profit

24 Jul 15

Hammerson has reported a drop in its pre-tax profit for the first half of 2015.

FCBS Birmingham Conservatoire

Galliford Try lands £46m Birmingham Conservatoire

21 Jul 15

Contractor wins contract to build new Conservatoire for Birmingham City University

Chelsea FC Herzog

Engineer picked for Chelsea FC's 'gothic skin'

21 Jul 15

SME appointed as facade engineer on high profile project

Grosvenor thumb

Plans in for major Mayfair hotel

17 Jul 15

Hopkins submits plans for client Grosvenor for Hyde Park Corner hotel

Shaftesbury win planning for Chinatown scheme

16 Jul 15

West End developer to reconfigure retail and refurbish block in Chinatown in advance of Crossrail opening

Shell Centre

All clear for Shell Centre as appeal deadline passes

10 Jul 15

The joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar is free to begin its development plans for the Shell Centre after the passing of appeals deadline

School desk

Online poll: School places

2 Sep 15

Is the government doing enough to address the shortage of school places? Vote here

By Sector

55 Colmore Row

Morgan Sindall wins £30m landmark Birmingham office

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

IM Properties names Morgan Sindall main contractor on its £30m revamp of 55 Colmore Row

more contractor news

Sellafield

Sellafield will seek partner for £22bn decommissioning work

3 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

New board will look for strategic partner in April 2016 after private sector JV steps down

more QS news

friends of the earth

Legal action threatened over plans to axe solar subsidy

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Friends of the Earth to explore legal options after government consults on scrapping solar feed-in tariff

more sustainability news

Finance

Queen's builder

Queen’s builder owed £20m to creditors

4 Sep 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Details revealed in Companies House records filed by Fairhurst Ward Abbotts’ administrator

more finance news

Japan new supertall mitsubishi tower

Mitsubishi plans Japan's tallest tower

3 Sep 15 | By Tim Clark

New 390m tall tower planned next to Toyko’s central station

more global news

Japan new supertall mitsubishi tower

Mitsubishi plans Japan's tallest tower

3 Sep 15 | By Tim Clark

New 390m tall tower planned next to Toyko’s central station

more architecture news

Sellafield

Sellafield will seek partner for £22bn decommissioning work

3 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

New board will look for strategic partner in April 2016 after private sector JV steps down

more infrastructure news

Maidenhead 2

Green light for £250m Maidenhead scheme

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

The major regeneration project in Maidenhead is set to be completed in time for Crossrail in 2019

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

Eco school

Scape looks to roll out school modules heated by children

3 Sep 15 | By Sarah Richardson

Units using thermal mass of pupils can be extra classrooms or basis of new school buildings

more education news

friends of the earth

Legal action threatened over plans to axe solar subsidy

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Friends of the Earth to explore legal options after government consults on scrapping solar feed-in tariff

more policy news

friends of the earth

Legal action threatened over plans to axe solar subsidy

4 Sep 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Friends of the Earth to explore legal options after government consults on scrapping solar feed-in tariff

more legal news

Construction site

NG Bailey calls for significant changes to careers advice in schools

1 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor recommends pilot scheme for 500 schools to help end skills crisis

more career news

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