EU workers make up almost 30% of London construction workforce


Around 35% of construction workers in the capital are from outside the UK


Capita sells Constructionline for £160m

2018-06-19T11:38:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Proceeds from strategic sale will go towards reducing debt

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McCarthy & Stone warns on profits

2018-06-19T09:22:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Chief executive of retirement homes specialist to leave later this summer

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Combustible cladding ban could add £75,000 to high-rise build costs


Government has published its proposals for banning combustible cladding

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Balfour Beatty fined £500k over hand-arm vibration syndrome

2018-06-19T13:57:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Health and Safety Executive said firm had failed to protect workers from “well known risk”


Countryside extends PRS deal with private equity firm

2018-06-19T12:11:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

Housebuilder will put up a further 5,000 private rental sector homes for Sigma Capital

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    Online poll: Future of planning


    This week’s poll: Is our planning system no longer fit for purpose?

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    Planning for change

    2018-06-15T06:00:00+01:00By Hamish Champ

    The English planning system is in need of a total overhaul, according to the recent Raynsford review. What kind of changes might we implement to create a more straightforward system and one that puts people and communities at its core?

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    Cost update Q1 2018


    Costs continue to rise steadily, as a result of ongoing domestic demand for materials and labour

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Canada Water: 'More exciting than King's Cross'

2018-06-19T13:25:00+01:00By David Blackman

Will developer Roger Madelin’s much revered magic touch be enough to turn Canada Water into an attractive neighbourhood?


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Transport-oriented development can help cities increase density

2018-06-19T13:59:00+01:00By ,

Projects such as New York’s hugely ambitious Hudson Yards, Sydney’s Metro system or HS2 in London illustrate the benefit of integrating developments with new infrastructure

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Serpentine Pavilion 2018 by Frida Escobedo

The verdict: Frida Escobedo's Serpentine Pavilion

Building’s architecture critic Ike Ijeh is beguiled by the work of the youngest architect yet to win the annual commission

Top Consultants 2018 survey

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Take part in Building's Top Consultants of 2018 survey

Every year Building compiles its prestigious league table of the industry’s largest consultants - take part in this year’s survey here