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Helical Bar and Aviva Investors have received planning permission for their 1.55 million sq ft residential-led Brickfields development at White City in London.
UK Regeneration has signed a land deal with Nottingham City Council for its first pilot ‘village’ of 200 homes on the site of the former Sandfield School in Lenton.
The Solutions for North Tyneside consortium featuring Miller Construction and Keepmoat has been named preferred bidder for North Tyneside’s £300m Quality Homes for Older People PFI project.
Willmott bags £16m West London housing contractSubscription
Willmott Dixon has won a £16.3m contract from Catalyst Housing to build a 161-home development at Craven Park, West London.
Exclusive: Bam Construct has clinched the £300 million contract to build internet giant Google’s 1 million sq ft office at King’s Cross, beating Carillion and Skanska.
Piling augers burst into London train tunnel Subscription
Two piling augers burst through the walls of a First Capital Connect train tunnel in London, leading the operator to cancel all services between Finsbury Park and Moorgate.
Bam Construct and Carillion have been shortlisted to contest the first batch of North-west schools under the £400m capitally funded part of the £2.4 billion Priority School Building Programme.
Stornoway Port Authority is procuring contractors for architectural, engineering, urban planning and landscape work for roll-on/roll-off ferry infrastructure on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
Morpeth seeks firms for £25m bypassSubscription
Up to eight contractors are being sought to design and build the £25m Morpeth bypass in south-east Northumberland.
Solar panel installer fined after worker fallSubscription
Dorset solar panel installation firm Gendex Limited has been fined £13,000 by the Health and Safety Executive after one of its workers fell from a roof in Hampshire.