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The latest reports from Open Doors Week 2017

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Bam's Coal Drops Yard casts an unusual shape at King's CrossSubscription

The ‘kissing links’ structure that will make up the roof of a new shopping centre at King’s Cross Coal Drops Yard is certainly striking.

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Balfour Beatty helps solve Bristol conundrum Subscription

“This is not your typical construction project,” says Balfour Beatty project director Mark Davies.

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Wet weather fails to dampen spirits at Colwyn Bay PromenadeSubscription

VolkerStevin’s overhaul of Colwyn Bay’s promenade has some impressive numbers behind it.

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Getting wired at Galliford Try's Anchorage HouseVideoSubscription

“I love this place, I want to be on site, I would sleep here if I had to.”

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Rapid waterside build shows off construction's sunny sideSubscription

The sun is shining as we walk around Kier’s site on the University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus.

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Willmott Dixon gives Old Trafford the limelightSubscription

“I remember the first community engagement events we had two years ago for this building,” reflects one member of our tour group.

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The Royal Academy of Music is alive with the sound of drills VideoSubscription

Ever heard opera singing, trombones playing and drilling happening all at the same time?

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Open Doors shows paradise demolished and remadeSubscription

The gates of Paradise Birmingham were thrown open for Open Doors 2017.

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Vinci refreshes Grade I-listed hotel and spa in BuxtonSubscription

If you’ve been to Buxton in the last 20 years, it’s likely you’d have noticed a stunning 18th-century building that was in something of a sorry state.

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Roof with a view for tour of Willmott's Eastern High SchoolSubscription

”Let’s have a selfie then!” enthuses Kim, Willmott Dixon’s liaison officer, and our tour group of local college trainees duly oblige.

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Sindall shows pupils the revamp right under their nosesSubscription

“This is scary!” says one young student as she and her friends are taken through the shell of her school mid-refurbishment.

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Newfoundland rises above Jubilee line to dominate Canary Wharf's westSubscription

The Canary Wharf estate is already home to a number of tall buildings – but rising out of the ground on the wharf’s western side, closest to the City of London, is a tower shaping up to be one of the most striking yet built on the site.

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Bouygues' Hallsville Quarter shows variety of roles in actionSubscription

Hallsville Quarter is a major regeneration project in the heart of Canning Town, situated directly opposite the entrance to the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway station.

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Canary Wharf shows off huge Thameside redevelopmentSubscription

Canary Wharf shows off its huge redevelopment of the Shell Centre on banks of the River Thames.

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School's out in Scotland to see Marr CollegeSubscription

Kier’s Marr College is contributing to the community in a big way in Scotland.