Insiders on the new £850m Tottenham Hotspur stadium suggest the development is ‘set to finish in January’ as pace on the job and workforce reduces; Residents tell CN of their fear and confusion as re-cladding of tower blocks found to have combustible cladding continues to be delayed
CN exclusively reveals allegations that site chaos, confusion and ill-discipline lie behind the delays to Tottenham Hotspur’s £850m stadium.
Residents have been left in fear and confusion by the slow pace of re-cladding private blocks deemed unsafe. Jack Simpson examines the factors behind the delays and what the future holds for these works.
Can London’s insatiable appetite for tall buildings continue? Binyamin Ali examines the ownership of the capital’s towers and why developers see such value in the skyscraper
CN100: How to spot the next CarillionSubscription
Carillion collapsed a few months after last year’s CN100 was published. In this year’s data, CN turned to new measures to gauge short-term stability and long-term liabilities and set about applying the critera to Carillion’s last set of accounts to find out if it was possible to predict the contractor’s demise
CN100: An analysis of this year’s findings; the turnover bracket that appears to be quietly thriving; contractors are hoarding cash and slashing dividends – braced for a storm; Crossrail: delayed.
This year’s CN100 reveals that businesses are taking substantial measures regarding their balance sheets amid an uncertain outlook.
Mega-shed: CN100 specialists eye boomSubscription
Huge warehouse projects have helped certain contractors post big margins. So what are the secrets to this sub-sector and how much potential does it offer?
Tier twos: Hitting the sweet spotSubscription
While the biggest prime contractors struggle to make any margin at all, this year’s CN100 analysis shows that firms coming between £300m and £500m are trading with far bigger margins
Interserve revealed today that it made a £6m pre-tax loss for the first half of 2018.
The government’s infrastructure advisory body today called for £30bn to be invested every year in improving UK infrastructure through to 2050.
Following the government’s delayed release of the construction industry sector deal, CN analyses the agreement’s stand-out features.
The UK is now midway between the government’s announcement of new nuclear sites in 2011 and the 2025 tipping point when swathes of existing supply will be shut down. CN takes the opportunity to analyse how each of the six nuclear new-builds is getting on.
Legal challenges to the expansion of Heathrow are likely to substantially delay the construction of a third runway, industry experts have warned.
Interserve’s chief executive Debbie White appeared in front of MPs on the public accounts committee this week to answer questions about the government’s strategic suppliers.
Today saw the government’s costs watchdog publish its investigation into the collapse of Carillion.
Emerging from the first day of witness statements in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, expert evidence revealed four key failings in the building fabric that could have contributed to the spread of the fire on 14 June.