Wates to build £16.8m halls
Contractor Wates Construction has been awarded a £16.8m contract to build an eight-storey student accommodation block, called the Keyworth Centre, for South Bank University in Southwark, London.

£3m fire refurb in Stockport
Contractor Linford-Bridgeman has won a two-year £3.2m contract to restore Stockport’s grade II-listed Staircase House, which was damaged in a fire in 1996.

Natta wins £1m infrastructure
Housebuilder Fairview New Homes has awarded Natta Building Company a £1.2m contract to build the infrastructure for a 106-unit residential development in Aldershot, Hampshire.

Kent shelters get makeover
The Amicus group of housing associations has chosen architect Tooley & Foster Partnership to design the refurbishment of four shelter schemes at the Swale Housing Association in Kent.

Mowlem wins £4.5m rail work
Contractor Mowlem has been awarded two contracts worth £4.5m to provide permanent rail loading sidings and a mainline connection for the recently constructed Humberside International Terminal.

£1.3m school block for Kier
Kier Western Construction has won a £1.3m contract from Wiltshire council to build a 16-classroom block for Corsham Secondary School.

New PM for Highways Agency
Consultant White Young Green has been appointed project manager to the Highways Agency for the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Victoria, central London.

Gleeds starts £2.6m revamp
Consultant Gleeds has started work on a £2.6m refurbishment of the University of Hull’s students union building.