Birse lands £10.8m rail job
Birse has won a £10.8m Railtrack contract to build the new West Coast Rail Traffic Control Centre in Birmingham. It will control all train and signalling operations between London Euston and Crewe.

F&G to work on luxury flats
Project and cost manager Faithful & Gould has been appointed at Calthorpe Developments' conversion of Birmingham's former George Road Hospital into 39 luxury apartments.

Kier wins £1.1m homes refurb
Kier North West has landed a £1.1m contract to refurbish 38 flats at Tangmere Court in Whalley Range, Manchester, for Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust.

Wallis nabs £10.6m hospital
Contractor Wallis has been awarded a £10.6m design-and-build contract by Thames Gateway NHS Trust for a 6000 m2 hospital in the Island of Sheppey, Kent.

Overbury's £2.5m fit-outs
Fit-out specialist Overbury nabbed contracts worth £2.5m last month. They include a £1.1m job to fit out the offices of Benchmark Capital in Mayfair Place, central London, and a £1.1m project at Commercial Union Life Assurance's Farringdon base.

Maxwell Stewart in £3.8m job
Building services engineer Maxwell Stewart has won a £3.8m contract from Laing Management for its redevelopment of the Duke of York barracks in Chelsea, west London.

Wiggins Gee's college work
Bridgend-based Wiggins Gee Construction has landed a £660,000 maintenance contract for two campuses of Coleg Gwent in Usk, Monmouthshire.

NEL to revamp Burnley site
Lancashire-based NEL Construction has secured a £1.2m deal with British Waterways to redevelop a derelict site in Burnley called Mile Wharf.