The private rented sector’s surge faltered slightly in 2014/15 as the proportion of owner-occupiers across all UK housing tenures recorded a slight recovery.
With budgets under pressure and a 14-year maintenance backlog, councils and contractors are exploring radical solutions for local networks.
Gleeds partner Stuart Senior analyses how clients, developers and the supply chain will react to the Brexit vote.
Drones will come into their own as industry pressure mountsVideoSubscription
Over the past six months we’ve seen unmanned aerial systems take on new applications as more industries recognise their uses.
The 2016 games are fast approaching, but will the venues be ready in time and what role has construction played in the problems?
The global launch of the Natural Capital Protocol was lauded by businesses and organisations last week, finally bringing some much-needed consistency to the market.
New ministers with responsibility for infrastructure who need to get their heads around the issues quickly could do worse than read Balfour Beatty’s Infrastructure 2050 report out today.
The business community will be encouraged by the new transport secretary’s recent remarks that a decision on a new runway could be made within weeks.
Britain is at its best in a crisis
If the events of the past few weeks have taught us anything, it’s that news moves at an ever faster pace.
Current procurement techniques from the Education Funding Agency are falling woefully short of the government’s SME agenda.
The news last month that the value of UK construction disputes has fallen by 12 per cent in a year is positive for everyone in the industry.
Theresa May has a long to-do list to tackle on day one of her premiership and her early moves will be of vital importance to the planning and development industry.
Veteran BBC reporter David Dimbleby had barely finished announcing that the UK had voted to leave the European Union as the chatter ratcheted up to fever pitch among those in the commercial chimney and flue sector.
In recent years the UK has seen significant capital committed to infrastructure at a scale not witnessed since the Victorian era.
Most contractors will breathe a sigh of relief at Theresa May’s arrival in Downing Street this week.
Fuse Design & Build is revamping a nature reserve visitor centre after storm damage prompted Wildfowl and Wetland Trust to rethink its building.
The remainder of the boiler house at Didcot A Power Station has been successfully demolished remotely.
Watch as two Crossrail platforms at Liverpool Street are completed.
Bam Ritchies has carried out Norway’s largest-ever quarry blast.
Willmott Dixon has released a video promoting the importance of health and safety in the construction industry.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club have released a timelapse covering the football club’s new stadium progress in June.
Construction News visited Interserve’s Manchester site, as the contractor set about building a UK first.
Highways England has revealed its plans for a new triple decker roundabout in the North-east.
Watch as Willmott Dixon site manager explains how the firm approached the tricky construction process on the 13-storey scheme in Aldgate, London.
Watch as project managers James Boyes and Phil Crosby discuss working on one of the most dangerous level crossings on the UK’s rail network.
News editor Robyn Wilson chairs the first Developer Forum panel on project delivery.
CN Developer Forum: Roger Madelin discusses British Land’s Canada Water scheme and previous work at Kings Cross.
Watch a flythrough of the Deephams Sewage Treatment Works plant in London.
Watch the prefabrication production begin inside Voorbij Prefab’s offsite manufacturing facility in Amsterdam.
Network Rail won plaudits from the public and politicians for their swift restoration work on the Dawlish rail line that collapsed into the sea during severe weather in 2014.
Watch a timelapse of gigantic steel beams being lifted into place as part of a £162m scheme on the M1 near Dunstable.