Gleeson partners with Hanover
Contractor MJ Gleeson has signed a four-year partnering agreement with Staines-based retirement homes specialist Hanover Housing Association. The first project under the deal is a £2.4m home in Gwent.

PRP to masterplan estate
PRP Architects has been made masterplanner for a redevelopment of the Brooks Estate in Plaistow, east London. The practice is working with consulting engineer Alan Baxter Associates and QS Frost Associates on the scheme.

Wiggins wins school work
Contractor Wiggins Gee Construction has won two contracts worth a total of £2.5m – a sports centre for the Oxford High School and a new teaching block for Wickham Community Primary School, Kent.

Good month for Overbury
Fit-out firm Overbury has won £13m worth of contracts in the past month, including work for Fujitsu Europe, Sun Micro Systems and the Corus Group.

Higgins gets refurb deal
Essex-based contractor Higgins Construction has signed a £11.8m deal with Kingsmead Homes to refurbish 320 units in Hackney.

Gleeds to work with King's
Consultant Gleeds has been appointed QS and planning supervisor for a £20m redevelopment of the former Public Record Office in Chancery Lane into a library and IT facility for King's College, London.

Walter Lilly nabs lab
Croydon-based contractor Walter Lilly has been picked for an £8m research laboratory at Oxford University.

Birse scoops £4.7m deal
Birse has been awarded a £4.7m deal to build two blocks in Thanet Reach Business Park for developer Thanet Reach Estates.