Birse picked for 'superstadium'
Birse Group has been picked to build a £43.5m "superstadium" in Hull. Hull council picked Birse from a shortlist that included Ballast, Mowlem and Taylor Woodrow.

Work to start on Trafalgar
Fitzpatrick has won a pre-construction works contract to pedestrianise Trafalgar Square for client Transport for London.

Ballast nabs £25m school
Ballast has won a contract worth more than £25m to rebuild the 1200-pupil Stratford-upon-Avon High School. Architect is Corstophone & Wright, consulting engineer is White Young Green, and M&E consultant is William Hannon & Associates.

Midas to work for M&S
Midas Construction has been awarded a £3.5m contract to refurbish seven Marks & Spencer stores in the South-west.

Linfield gets shopping centre
Midlands-based Linfield Building Group has won a £2.5m contract to extend the Three Spires shopping centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire.

HBG scoops £10m office work
HBG Construction has been awarded two contracts worth a total of more than £10m to build and fit out a three-storey office development at Parkside in Coventry.

McAlpine wins Scottish hotel
Sir Robert McAlpine has won a £7m contract to build an extension to the Gleneagles hotel near Auchterarder in Perthshire. Architect is Hugh Martin Partnership.

PRP to help the aged
PRP Architects is to provide design services for Oxfordshire Care Partnership's redevelopment of residential care accommodation for elderly people in the county.

Amec gets Travelodge office
Amec Developments has been appointed by budget hotel chain Travelodge to develop its new national reservation sales centre on the 47-acre Castle Gate Park, Dudley.

Vinoly to design museum
US practice Rafael Vinoly Architects has won a competition to design the Cleveland Museum of Art. Vinoly beat off shortlisted architects including Foster & Partners and Frank Gehry.

Mowlem picked for quay
Contractor John Mowlem's Infrastructure Services Division has been awarded a £12.3m contract to construct a 400m-long sheet-piled gravity quay at Scrabster Harbour in Caithness.