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Go ahead for £1bn Westfield mall expansion

Go ahead for £1bn Westfield mall expansion

  The final planning consent for £1bn extension of the Westfield shopping mall was granted by Hammersmith and Fulham Councils the project this week, following the acquisition of outline planning consent in March 2012.

Green light for two Berkeley Homes towers

Green light for two Berkeley Homes towers

  Boris Johnson has granted a full planning permission for Berkeley Homes’ for two new residential towers on City Road in Islington despite the local council’s decision to block the development.

Official consent for £1bn London Convoys Wharf scheme

Official consent for £1bn London Convoys Wharf scheme

  Mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead to Farrells’ £1 billion masterplan for the 40-acre site by the river at Deptford.   The Convoys Wharf scheme, which includes 3,500 new homes, shops, restaurants...

Laing O’Rourke bags Manchester City stadium job

Laing O’Rourke bags Manchester City stadium job

  An international company with a regional Manchester base, Laing O’ Rourke has been involved in the construction of the stadium for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.    Design practice Populous has worked with the club from t...

Amey secures Northern Ireland highways contract

Amey secures Northern Ireland highways contract

  One of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies Amey has been chosen once again as Roads Service Northern Ireland's (RSNI) transport and highways engineering consultancy partner for the third time in a row.

Works begin on Canary Wharf’s first residential tower

Works begin on Canary Wharf’s first residential tower

  Canary Wharf Group has embarked on preparing the two major tower projects for the construction phase.   According to the developer, enabling works on a 700,000 sq ft office tower on the eastern section of the Heron Quays West site have already begun.

Joint Venture to develop £8bn Earl's Court scheme

Joint Venture to develop £8bn Earl's Court scheme

  The joint venture known as the Earls Court Partnership, comprising of Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) and Transport for London (Tfl), is responsible for the redevelopment of the Earls Court 1 & 2 exhibition centres.

Skanska to build £50m Great Ormond Street cardiac wing

Skanska to build £50m Great Ormond Street cardiac wing

  According to the recent announcement by Great Ormond Street, Skanska has been chosen as a preferred bidder for the project, called the New Cardiac Wing Phase 2B, which forms a part of the Great Ormond Street Hospital’s wider £320m regeneration programme.

£194m funding for 22 college projects

£194m funding for 22 college projects

  The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills confirmed that 22 colleges would receive £194m in capital investment for the improvement of facilities.   The funding is split into two parts: £113.

Approval for £200m Leeds Central Square scheme

Approval for £200m Leeds Central Square scheme

  The developer Huddersfield’s Roydhouse Properties has acquired a planning approval for its new project, designed by Leeds practice DLA.   The new buildings will rise to 11 floors and 8 floors connected by large sloped c...

Laing O’Rourke bags £150m Olympic media centre scheme

Laing O’Rourke bags £150m Olympic media centre scheme

It is been understood that Laing O’Rourke has won the £150m contract to convert the London Olympic media and broadcast centre into a tech hub.   The firm has come first in the competition with Mace and Carillion to take the job.

Contractors selected for £1.5bn Heathrow upgrade

Contractors selected for £1.5bn Heathrow upgrade

  Balfour Beatty, Ferrovial Mace and Morgan Sindall won the competition from seven other contractors including Skanska, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci and Costain, and were announced as preferred bidders for the four major packages.

£500m fund for small housing schemes

£500m fund for small housing schemes

  George Osborne revealed a £500m “Builders’ Finance Fund”, which will offer loans to small developers and help sites of up to 250 homes that have been stalled due to lack of funds.

Go-ahead for UNITE’s £93m London student halls

Go-ahead for UNITE’s £93m London student halls

  A developer of student accommodation UNITE has been granted a planning approval for the development of a massive student housing scheme in Islington.   The 260,000 square foot scheme will incorporate 900 beds, and is expected...

Go-ahead for Canary Wharf’s first residential tower

Go-ahead for Canary Wharf’s first residential tower

The 58-storey diamond-themed tower designed by Horden Cherry Lee Architects, has received a planning approval from Tower Hamlets Council’s planning committee.   The application will be referred to the Mayor of London who is expected to rubber stamp its final approval.

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