Jubilee celebrations help put construction in reverse 12.8.2022 08:35

Latest official statistics show construction output in decline, driven partly by a decline in private sector house-building and commercial building work – and partly by too many days off.

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CIOB calls for Scottish demolition tax 12.8.2022 08:11

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) wants a demolition levy introduced in Scotland to ‘level it up’ with the VAT payable on renovation work.

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All clear for Wigan renewal 12.8.2022 08:55

Wigan Council has given Keepmoat Homes planning permission to build 169 new homes in Worsley Mesnes.

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Berkeley hands Woodberry Down heat pump work to Vital 12.8.2022 07:43

Vital Energi has been awarded a £3.1m contract to design and build the energy centre for phase 3 of Berkeley Homes’ Woodberry Down development in north London.

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Starship moves house factory to Wirral Waters 12.8.2022 07:36

Flat-pack modular house-builder Starship Group has moved its manufacturing operations from Deeside to Wirral Waters.

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Plumber fined for not cooperating with HSE 11.8.2022 08:39

A plumber has been fined for being uncooperative in an interview with a Health & Safety Executive inspector.

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South Shields brickies in demand 11.8.2022 08:27

A specialist brickwork contractor in the northeast is reporting a substantial upturn in work in recent weeks after a slow start to the year.

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Kier loses northern canal work to Bentley 11.8.2022 07:44

The Canal & River Trust has awarded civil engineering framework contracts together worth up to £500m to JN Bentley and Kier.

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Terracing starts on Everton stadium 11.8.2022 07:39

Just a year into the project and contractor Laing O’Rourke is already putting in the concrete terracing on Everton Football Club’s new stadium.

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Willmott Dixon creates 'director of change' role 11.8.2022 07:38

Vistry Group’s change director, Roger Morton, has joined Willmott Dixon in the same role.

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Network Rail signs renewable energy deal 11.8.2022 07:00

Network Rail has signed an agreement with EDF Renewables UK to purchase solar energy for its offices, depots and railway stations across the country.

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Plans in for Brentford canalside blocks 10.8.2022 09:50

Plans for a canalside regeneration scheme with more than 100 new flats have been submitted to the London Borough of Hounslow.

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